In a session at the 2018 NHS Confederation Conference, Cleveland Henry talked about the digital successes and challenges that NHS Digital has encountered and argued more work was needed to actually get people to use technology.
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The Human Factor: Driving Digital Solutions for 21st Century Health and Care report sets out nine recommendations including emphasis on user-centred design and creating an environment where sharing data is as vital as protecting it.
There were six awards up for grabs on the night with each category focusing on health technology that can support specific health problems, with focus this year on dementia, the menopause and mental health in the workplace.
Tara Donnelly, chief executive of Health Innovation Network, talks to Shreshtha Trivedi about the importance of creating a digital health ecosystem, concerns over Brexit, and why London is well paced to become a digital health hub.
A group of new technologies, including image analysis software that creates a 3D model of the heart, are to be fast-tracked by NHS England.
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Dr Alex Yeates, medical director of Advanced, was one of the delegates to visit India as part of the recent healthcare trade mission led by the NHS chair. He shares his views on how the UK can share its digital healthcare innovations with other countries.
Digital health businesses from across the country are to be given the opportunity to take part in a programme which aims to solve challenges facing the NHS through digital innovations.
The second wave of the initiative will identify and fund organisations using new technology to address the complex issues facing the NHS and its patients.
Dr Simon Eccles has used his first NHS Digital board meeting as national CCIO to urge the organisation to focus on the delivery of its current agenda and to not get distracted by “new and shiny things”.