With the aim of streamlining clinical workflows and becoming paperless by 2020, North East London NHS Trust is well down the path to digital maturity.
George Freeman said his self-proclaimed ‘horror story’ highlights how “top down” solutions never work and that the answer is ‘local digital solutions’.
The decision to hold a snap general election may further delay efforts to digitise health and care services, argues Digital Health editor Jon Hoeksma.
A new report from market research firm Digital Health Intelligence concludes the government’s target for all NHS hospitals to become paperless will not be met before 2027.
The government’s plan to digitally transform the NHS is at risk of losing credibility as plans and funding remain “confusing”, The King’s Fund has warned.
The 2016 Health and Social Care Innovation Expo wasn’t short on new policies, big reveals, and fancy tech. Ben Heather examines what we learned at the big event and what questions remain.
NHS Digital has accidentally published a whole lot of targets for digital transformation, from patient consent opt-outs to de-identification services.
All 44 Sustainability and Transformation Plans have been lodged with NHS England, but what they mean for funding and IT projects could take months to untangle.
Digital roadmaps will be used to scout out promising technologies and upscale them for the rest country, NHS England’s head of digital strategy has said.
Some NHS IT directors have called the deadlines for digital roadmaps “unrealistic” but NHS England remains confident that “most” plans will be lodged by the end of the month.