Tim Kelsey has left his role as CEO of Australia’s federal health IT agency to join HIMSS in an international analytics position.
People and policies came and went at the top of healthcare IT, but some trusts pushed on with major projects and news emerged of tech developments that might shape the years ahead. Lyn Whitfield reviews 2016.
The former NHS England digital boss is back on top down under.
Professor Keith McNeil, the former CEO of Cambridge University Hospitals has been appointed as England’s first national CCIO
NHS England has created yet another technology focused management role, with a purview over digital roadmaps.
NHS England has extended its search for a new chief information and technology officer, after initial interviews failed to find an suitable candidate.
The NHS’ new chief information and technology officer will report to NHS England, NHS Improvement and also to Matthew Swindells, the new national director for commissioning operations and information.
Digital Health News readers had a “what the flipping heck” moment in March, judging by the fact that ‘Emis and TPP sign data sharing pact’ was the most commented story of 2015.
A winter crisis, an election, a spending round, projects that went well, projects that didn’t. Lyn Whitfield looks back over 12 months of healthcare IT news.
Public Health England’s John Newton is to replace Tim Kelsey as chair of the National Information Board on an interim basis.