The Centre for Policy Studies found that delayed transfers of care increased by an average of 24% acorss 13 integrated care systems.
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The reforms aim to address the record high of 5.5million people waiting for elective surgery in England and bring health and social care closer together.
The government’s Health and Care Bill, which sets out plans to reform the NHS to deliver more joined up care, was introduced to the House of Commons today.
Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) would be embedded in law but digital maturity will only be achieved with the right governance, a healthcare lawyer has said.
The NHS reform will “modernise the legal framework” to make the health system “fit for the future”, according to a government statement.
When holidaying in the US, Richard Corbridge was confronted with the classic problem of two countries separated by a common language. It’s a situation he also sees in digital health – and the chief digital and information officer at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust argues it must be addressed if integrated care is to become a reality.
In the latest profile of speakers at Digital Health’s Public Cyber Security conference, Dylan Roberts – chief digital and information officer at Leeds City Council – speaks to Vivienne Raper about delivering integrated services to citizens and maintaining security across multidisciplinary teams.
The government’s Accelerated Access Review is a good start on shortening the time from bench to bedside innovation. But there’s more still to do, argues IMS MAXIMS’ chief clinical information officer and chief medical officer.
Cisco believes that digital transformation is critical to building a sustainable health and care system. In these business and technical white papers, it explains how digital technology needs to be central to business planning.
England’s two major GP clinical system suppliers are about to begin trialling a direct integration between their systems so GPs can share patient records more easily.