Successful projects this year include a GPS app designed to track the availability of hospital beds and an AI-based support system for surgeons.
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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NHS staff and SMEs in the North East and North Cumbria have until 17 September to submit their proposals to the Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2018.
Up to £4 million will be made available to innovators who can demonstrate how tech originally designed for space could be used to improve NHS treatment and care.
Results from a consultation with nurses and midwives on what is needed for nursing to play its part in digital transformation have been published.
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Analysis has concluded there are a number of ways in which GP payment may need to be updated in order to make way for technological innovations.
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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.