Digital Health’s monthly roundup of contracts and go lives includes a digital trial for Oto and Lindus Health and news from Dartford and Gravesham.
Research from BT suggests that almost half of NHS staff find digital technology a key source of stress. A new focus on user experience is essential to digital transformation, writes Mateen Jiwani.
BT Group has launched its virtual wards programme for healthcare customers across the UK, part of its aim to help build smarter, more efficient services.
At its core, the NHS is made by the people who work within it, helping to keep things going just like a beating heart. Today, technology is the pacemaker for supporting connectivity and communication, working to deliver important information between staff and health services, streamlining communications at an optimal rate, and synchronising the beat of workers.
BT is working with a Scarborough care home to fit smart sensors to residents’ homes to collect data which can help ensure residents receive better support.
A study has revealed the majority of the UK’s leading health providers are accelerating digital transformation plans this year in response to Covid-19.
Professor Sultan Mahmud is set to leave Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals after being appointed as the new director of healthcare for BT’s Enterprise unit.
The 5G demonstration included a showcase of a 5G-connected ambulance concept, provided by South Central Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust.
BT will be connecting NHS Blood and Transplant’s fixed and mobile sites, allowing teams to digitally manage blood donor and blood collection information.
Cybersecurity continues to dominate the headlines in the health service. As recently reported by Digital Health, every NHS trust that has been tested cyber security standards since 2017’s WannaCry attack has failed.