Hadley Beeman and Dr Simon Eccles will act as NHSX’s new chief technology officer and deputy CEO respectively, Matthew Gould announced.
We asked a number of leading figures, from the NHS to the PRSB, to give their thoughts on what they think will be big in health technology in 2019.
Speaking on the second day of the Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester, Dr Simon Eccles said the NHS was ‘working very hard’ to make NHS leadership roles ‘more inviting’ to women and people from non-white backgrounds.
The three areas, which have a total population of around 14 million, will receive £7.5m over two years and are tasked with putting in place an electronic shared local health and care record by building on existing local work.
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A poll has revealed that half of Digital Health News readers believe interoperability standards should be the top priority for the new NHS national CCIO, Dr Simon Eccles.
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Dr Simon Eccles has used his first NHS Digital board meeting as national CCIO to urge the organisation to focus on the delivery of its current agenda and to not get distracted by “new and shiny things”.