For Ewan Davis, the recent reported annoyance over the purpose of local health and care record exemplars (LHCREs) is misplaced – he argues that it was always the intention for LHCREs to enable a national data resource. He also believes that such a resource is necessary and valuable. But he suggests it will only be possible if changes are made and the lessons of the past heeded.
Health minister Lord O’Shaughnessy told the Health and Care Innovation Expo the code’s principles were intended to create “a safe and trusted environment in which innovation can flourish”.
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This month’s cyber security round-up takes a look at a number of cyber stories from outside the healthcare realm, including word that the US might be looking to replicate the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre and a new smartphone that lauds itself as being spy-proof.
Life Sciences Partners has secured €280m to invest in European companies developing new types of medical devices, diagnostics and digital health products.
Data analytics will be crucial to improving the delivery of mental healthcare and demonstrating the need for investment in it, a trust chief executive has argued.
This week’s industry round up focuses on companies and company appointments, and includes news of some European recognition for Patientrack, a new partnership for Bridgehead, and a new chief executive for Arkivum.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre is to set up a Centre of Excellence for Big Data and Data Science with the Department of Health and the Cabinet Office.
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Big data is transforming many industries. But how is it relevant in healthcare? This white paper from The Learning Clinic argues that healthcare is fast becoming a big data industry, as it looks to tackle the burden of chronic disease.
The Care Quality Commission has issued a consultation suggesting it could revert to trying to spot problems using data and user feedback, instead of running full inspections of all the services it regulates.
The UK government and the health service must engage with GPs and the public if the care.data programme is to go ahead, the NHS national data guardian has told MPs.
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