The five-year plan includes investment in digital services such as online appointment booking, video GP appointments and giving patients access to records.
Three acute trusts within the Dorset Integrated Care System (ICS) are to deploy a single laboratory information system (LIMS) from CliniSys.
There’s no “inexhaustible pipeline” of leaders working within ICSs and more needs to be done to attract younger leaders, a King’s Fund report found.
Technology on its own is not a solution to integrated care problems but “underpins” the success of many health systems, a Nuffield Trust research said.
Speaking at the Digital Health Care Show, Henry Ireland, an innovation advisor, gave the audience his four tips to drive change in the healthcare sector.
The on-call Skype NHS team takes around 8,000 calls per year from wardens working in sheltered accommodation, care home staff and community teams.
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The former CIO of Devon Partnership NHS Trust has been drafted in to head up digital strategy for the integrated care system in north-west England.
Gloucestershire, West Yorkshire and Harrogate, Suffolk and North East Essex and North Cumbria are to join NHS England’s integrated care development programme, the organisation has announced.