clinical intelligence


IT ‘stretched as thin as it can go’ in many NHS organisations, new national CCIO tells UK e-Health Week conference

Dr Simon Eccles, the new national Chief Clinical Information Officer for Health and Care in England, spoke at the UK e-Health Week conference yesterday (15 May), calling on the entire workforce to recognise the value of digital.

BLOG: Leading Change, Adding Value – supporting and driving national, regional and local transformation

It has been two years since Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) was launched as the national framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff within England.

Allscripts launches new machine-learning, cloud-based EHR system

Built on Microsoft Azure, the new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system is already being used at Carlinville Area Hospital in Illinois.

Clinical Entrepreneurs Programme speeds up development of innovation

An NHS England programme has seen clinical entrepreneurs launch 50 start-ups in one year, creating around 350 jobs.

BLOG: The changing role of eHealth professionals?

The term ‘informatics’ is a term that divides rather than unites people. Similarly, the term ‘digital’ suffers from being one word with thousands of interpretations.

The move to on ‘open and transparent’ NHS culture

As the Public Accounts Committee says the NHS is not ‘well placed to learn from its mistakes’, we take a look at improvements in developing an open and transparent culture across the system.

Applications open for NHS Digital Academy training

Three cohorts of 100 people will be selected to receive training under the NHS Digital Academy umbrella.

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

An estimated £6.6m has been spent on attempts to identify and assess more than 700,000 items of mail mishandled by NHS Shared Business Services.

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. However, many organisations are failing to give clinical risk management the focus it deserves.

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

Andrew Griffiths, Director and Chief Information Officer at the NHS Wales Informatics Service, told BJ-HC that the additional funding for the NHS in Wales will be used to generate a ‘real push’ on implementation.