Using digital innovation to prioritise patient safety during the pandemic
Dr Gordon Hay from Moorfields Eye Hospital discusses the challenge to minimising hospital visits during the pandemic via a video conference platform.
Industry news in brief
The latest Digital Health News industry round-up includes NHS approval for Verto 365, an ophthalmology patient video series and an AI trial.
Moorfields Eye Hospital patient involved in AI implant trial
A patient at Moorfields Eye Hospital has become the first in the UK to trial a new implant which uses artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms.
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Peter Thomas appointed CCIO at Moorfields Eye Hospital
Peter Thomas is due to step into the chief clinical information officer (CCIO) role at Moorfields Eye Hospital in August.
Movers and shakers news round up
Our Movers and Shakers round up has returned! Appointments include a new CIO at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a new CTO at Cerner.
Moorfields Eye Hospital signs five-year deal with Civica
The deal with software provider Civica will see the trust introduce a cloud-based digital referral platform with the aim to improve efficiency.
Moorfields chatbot to field questions on new £344m eye care facility
Moorfields Eye Hospital has introduced a chatbot-style virtual assistant to provide information on the proposal with members of the public and gather feedback.
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Open source to be big tech fund 2 winner
Open source projects will likely be the stand-out winners of NHS England’s tech fund 2 awards, EHI News has learned.
Monday deadline for tech fund 2 bids
NHS trusts in England are at varying stages of readiness for the £240m second round of NHS England’s technology fund, with the deadline for applications closing in less than a week.
CCIO profile: Bill Aylward
The director of the OpenEyes project at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a passionate advocate of open source. He tells Sam Sachdeva its time has come.