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AI has ‘great potential’ to improve system efficiency, says NHS Digital Medical Director

BJ-HC spoke to NHS Digital Medical Director Martin Severs

National Data Guardian reinforces ‘fundamental’ need to build public trust on data sharing

New report sets out priorities for the National Data Guardian for Health and Care

Alder Hey Children’s trust introduces new app through exemplar programme

Alder Hey Children’s trust is one of NHS England’s 16 acute global digital exemplars

Framework sets out recommendations to expand data use in mental health research

The Department of Health has published a framework for mental health research development

Kingston Hospital NHS FT issues EDM system tender

EMRAM stage 6 site issues EDM tender

Trust issues £49m EPR tender with hopes to expand to STP-wide Electronic Citizen Record

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire trust issues EPR tender

Funding announced to reduce delayed discharges

The £.1.4m funding is set to address problems created by delayed transfers of care

Lack of consistent data leading to ‘rising’ clinical negligence costs

Public Accounts Committee criticises lack of consistent data across the NHS

West Suffolk goes live with second phase of EPR programme

BJ-HC spoke to Global Digital Exemplar CIO Mike Bone

NHS Digital trials solutions for national data opt-out programme

NHS Digital representative gives an update on the national data opt-out programme

Around 5,000 London patients registered with GP at Hand service

New smartphone consultation service launches across London

NHS England and DoH criticised for ‘failures in oversight’ of NHS SBS handling of data

Public Accounts Committee release new report into mishandling of sensitive clinical information

NHS Digital and Crown Commercial Service develop new Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)

The system will support the formation of a competitive market

BLOG: IT due diligence key to clinical safety

The implementation stage of any new IT system is one of heightened risk – not just from a business or IT standpoint, but from a care standpoint too

NHS Digital aims to improve cyber incident communications

CareCERT updates can now be sent through SMS alerts


Trust proposes three areas for GDE blueprint

GDE blueprints are set to reduce costs of IT system deployment across the NHS

Chief innovation officers ‘needed within NHS organisations’

Nuffield Trust releases new briefing on innovation

The move to on ‘open and transparent’ NHS culture

BJ-HC spoke to journalist and olympian Matthew Syed about learning from errors and the importance of a ‘growth mindset’

Applications open for NHS Digital Academy training

New academy to support development of ‘digital leaders for the future’

Global Digital Exemplar to roll-out interactive whiteboards

New touchscreen technology to improve outcomes for patients

EXCLUSIVE: Advancing the process of digital transformation in healthcare - the Welsh model (2)

BJ-HC spoke to Andrew Griffiths, Chief Information Officer and Director of the NHS Wales Informatics Service

The King’s Fund to hold event on sharing health and care records in Leeds

The King’s Fund is set to hold an event on sharing health and care records in Leeds on 13 December

Irish Health Service Executive appoints interim CIO

Jane Carolan will take over the CIO role on an interim basis

HIMSS Europe and HIMSS UK Launch stand-alone platforms for established media brands

HIMSS Europe and HIMSS UK have launched stand-alone platforms for two of its established online media brands, Insights and BJ-HC

Health data breaches reports increase by 11% in Q1 of 2017

Reporting of data breaches to the Information Commissioner’s Office is compulsory in the health sector
Saif Abed, clinical leadership

NEW COLUMN: Promoting digital leaders - Less talk, more action please

NHS Digital academy

New Healthcare Digital Leaders programme set up across the country


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Cerner backs Child Protection - Information Sharing scheme | good to see paediatrics being taken seriously
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