She will take up a board position as chief digital information officer at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts.
Accenture’s six-country survey among 180 C-level health executives says adoption of AI is measured, but real. The survey assessed beliefs about market maturity, practical and clinical challenges to the adoption of AI in healthcare.
The Academy was set up in response to Professor Robert Wachter’s 2016 Making IT Work report, which said the NHS lacked sufficiently-trained leaders.
Will Smart struck a sanguine tone at the Digital Health Summer Schools as he reflected on his past three years as NHS England’s chief information officer.
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NHSX CEO, Matthew Gould, tweeted to personally thank Smart for his work as the CIO for Health and Care, saying it had been ‘a pleasure’ working with him.
Sources told Digital Health that Smart is expected to leave his role as part of the wholesale shake-up of IT leadership at NHS England.
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Stephen Docherty will be taking up the new role of industry executive for health at Microsoft in June after more than four years at SLAM.
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Digital Health News understands Corbridge, who joined Leeds in 2017, is joining Walgreens Boots Alliance as its global director of innovation.
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If digital leadership is truly to flourish in the NHS, do CIOs and CCIOs need to be on boards? In advance of a session at Digital Health Rewired, Adam Wright – senior policy officer at NHS Providers – considers the issue.
KLAS confirmed Dunscombe would be retaining her role as CEO of the Academy and have “a part-time strategic role” with the Northern Care Alliance (NCA) NHS Group, for which she is currently director of digital.