The recipient of this year’s CCIO award for clinical leadership talks to Lyn Whitfield about his career, Birmingham’s shared care record, Patient Online, the need for more CCIOs in primary care: and biscuits.
Our columnist can think of nothing to talk about. Except for the exemplars. Or the Wachter Review. Or Salford. Or professionalism. Or Europe. Or new developments at the BCS. Or pies…
A successful implementation strategy, a network of clinical information professionals, and interoperable systems, should be the top three things on the government’s digital to-do list, according to Robert Wachter.
NHS England’s new chief clinical information officer has urged speed to make sure digital maturity is achieved across the board, and told the Healthcare Efficiency Through Technology conference that this is “no pipe dream”.