An evaluation of the GDE programme has stated that action needs to be taken to “address the existing digital divide across organisations”.
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised by the Global Digital Exemplar programme and accredited as a national digital leader.
Neil Perry, the director of digital transformation at Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust details his mission to do things differently.
The GDE toolkits allow any NHS hospital to implement improvements quicker and transform care for both patients and staff.
It’s two years since the GDE programme was launched. But Jon Hoeksma argues its overblown language conceals a relatively small investment.
Rafael Sorribas from NHS Digital met with staff on Friday to observe the progress that had been made by the trust since it was made a GDE in 2016.
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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.
Matt Hancock has published a tech strategy founded on open standards, innovation and encouraging local choice with a move away from reliance on mega-suites. But it’s going to be tough to square this with the current centrally-directed global digital exemplar programme, argues Digital Health editor Jon Hoeksma.
Non-executive director at NHS Improvement, Lord Carter’s review argues that ‘technology is not adopted rapidly’ across the ambulance service.
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A panel of NHS IT directors, CIOs and suppliers discussed a number of topics associated with the Global Digital Exemplar programme at the UK Health Show.