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Auditors warn of ‘significant delays’ in digitising patient records in Wales

New report looks at progress of informatics projects across NHS Wales

Sir David Behan to stand down from CQC Chief Executive role

The recruitment process is set to start shortly

HSE launches new online service for medical card applications

The HSE in Ireland received 440,000 applications for a medical card in 2017

Report sets out ‘practical way forward’ for the NHS to harness AI

Report sets out ‘practical way forward’ to harness AI in healthcare

Cerner appoints Philips exec as CEO

Philips North America CEO to move to Cerner in February 2018

NHS Liverpool CCG awards £11.5m telehealth contract

Docobo wins NHS Liverpool CCG telehealth contract

Clinical Entrepreneurs Programme speeds up development of innovation

Around 140 entrepreneurs are taking part in an NHS England scheme focused on innovation

PwC survey says more than 90% of UK public is ‘happy’ to share health data within the system

PwC releases the latest Patients’ Voice survey on access to patient records

Online GPs to receive Care Quality Commission ratings

The Department of Health is increasing CQC powers

AI technology to speed up heart disease diagnosis

The new system was designed by researchers in Oxford

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust board approves three-year EHR development path

The trust is moving towards a ‘fully digital hospital’

BLOG: The changing role of eHealth professionals?

The term ‘informatics’ is a term that divides rather than unites people

A look at some of the most-read digital health stories in 2017

Fast followers, new EHR contracts and management shake-ups occupy the list of most read stories for 2017

PHE data to help the NHS identify outbreaks of seasonal illnesses

The new ‘surveillance system’ is based on data gathered by Public Health England

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

BJ-HC spoke to NHS Digital Medical Director Martin Severs


What to expect from digital healthcare in 2018?

Experts argue analytics, AI and interoperability will take centre stage in 2018
wearables, data

Surrey University working on blockchain project for personalised treatments

data security, Deepmind

DeepMind starts working on Verifiable Data Audit

blockchain, integrated care

You’ve heard of bitcoin… now it’s blockchain!

patient care, eHealth

Programme announced for the high-level eHealth conference taking place in Estonia

Blockchain: Could it make interoperability issues a thing of the past?


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