Natalie Quinn-Walker, from Arden University, explores how automation can assist medical practitioners but why it will never replace the human doctor.
NHS Scotland has signed a five-year agreement with GS1 UK to help drive the rollout of standards within provider organisations across the country.
Patient safety and digital experts give their views on immediate priorities that could make a significant difference in the NHS.
More needs to be done to ensure appropriate digital training or risk a “knowledge gap” between current and future staff, the CEO of ORCHA has said.
ORCHA evaluated more than 5,000 healthcare apps against 260 performance and compliance factors and found that majority don’t meet minimum standards.
The Consultant Information Sharing System will allow healthcare providers to share information about private doctors in the interest of patient safety.
Tara Donnelly confirmed that no patient will be shared with Amazon following an initiative to make healthcare data accessible via Amazon Alexa.
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The Hub will be the “engine” of Patient Safety Learning and provide a space for sharing local; national; and international; knowledge around patient safety.
A lack of detail about how patient data will be used and stored makes the deal appear like a “crazy PR stunt”, according to Phil Booth of medConfidential.
Under the new Patient Safety Strategy, patients will be able to anonymously submit information if they are concerned about their treatment or care.