A report by the NAO has concluded that local NHS organisations are facing “significant challenges” when it comes to working towards digital transformation.
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Our first industry round up of 2019 features news that a report has suggested innovation and technology can help alleviate pressures facing the NHS.
Officials developing NHS England’s long term plan have estimated it will cost between £10.9bn and £12.9bn to support digitisation across 15 areas included within it.
The report considers five local areas which have made “significant progress” towards digital change, and draws out lessons learned.
A group of more than 20 NHS workers are to take part in a new scheme that will involve using digital innovation to design and lead transformation projects.
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As Lord Carter’s pathology recommendations near a decade old, is it time to take the laboratory out of the hospital? Jane Rendall, managing director of Sectra UK and Ireland, asks the question.
With only two weeks left, the full programme for Digital Health Leadership Summit 2018 has now been published with highlights including a keynote address by national CCIO Dr Simon Eccles – his first speech since being appointed.