A not-for-profit part of the NHS which provides expertise to the health service to help resolve concerns fairly has appointed its first CIO.
NHS Digital tweeted at around 4pm on 5 November to say it was working with Accenture to restore the service as soon as possible.
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A range of free IT perimeter security tools are being made available to NHS organisations through a new contract between NHS Digital and Accenture.
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.
According to latest research by Accenture, healthcare consumers continue to show strong use of digital technology for self-care, with mobile phones, social media and wearables showing a big upward swing.
Accenture Health, together with analysis and advisory company Oxford Analytica, spoke to CIOs in seven countries (including the UK) to understand their priorities and gather their views on the future of digital healthcare leaders.
More NHSmail emails were sent in 75 minutes than in a normal three months after a “software configuration error” nearly crashed the system.
But some NHSmail services could still be experiencing delays caused by an inadvertent email to 840,000 users, and the subsequent flood of ‘reply-all’ emails.
More than a million people have now switched to NHSmail 2, with ambitions to extend the service to pharmacies and social care.
More than 200,000 people have already been switched to NHSmail 2 and most will have barely noticed, the HSCIC says.