A healthcare platform that connects patients with lifestyle and disease management coaches is being trialled by the NHS as a possible means of preventing and managing diabetes.
More than 6,000 devices designed to prevent strokes are to be rolled out as part of a national campaign that could save the NHS £81 million a year.
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The first students of the NHS Digital academy have been chosen, with a number of successful applicants taking to Twitter to confirm the news.
As initially reported by Digital Health News, Dr Simon Eccles has been confirmed as the new NHS national CCIO, replacing Prof Keith McNeil.
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The NHS Digital Academy will be a “really important mechanism” for improving cyber security within the organisation, NHS England’s CIO has said.
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A backlog of 374,000 medical documents which included more than 1,800 high priority items were not redirected as they should have been, a report has revealed.
Sir Malcolm Grant, chairman of NHS England, is leading a delegation of healthcare representatives on a four-day trade mission to India to focus on disruptive technologies such artificial intelligence and promote collaboration between the two countries.
Organisations should appoint a board lead on data security and consider suspending IT access for any executive who fails to complete annual cybersecurity training, NHS England’s chief information officer has suggested.
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A chief information and security officer (CISO) and dedicated cyber security lead should be appointed as national figureheads, according to review into WannaCry.
A review of the WannaCry cyber-attack by NHS England’s CIO has revealed £21m invested in improved cybersecurity last year was “reprioritised” from funds intended to support the paperless NHS.