Dr Afzal Chaudhry, director of digital and CCIO at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, writes about the organisation’s eHospital programme.
From the rise of CCIOs to networks promoting diversity in the industry, the UK has seen a fair amount of change, writes Health Education England CIO James Freed.
Financial metrics driving the UK’s NHS need to adapt to the role prevention and maintaining a healthy life are starting to play in healthcare systems, writes Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS International.
Fundamental issues related to executive support, staff buy-in and patient risk stratification need to be understood and addressed before machine learning applications can help with population health goals.
Underestimating the impact of organizational culture on your technology plans can lead to costly delays and unplanned outages, says John Donohue, Penn Medicine’s associate VP for enterprise infrastructure services.
Dr Layla McCay, director of international relations at the NHS Confederation, warns that Brexit “should not hinder” the collaboration between the UK and other European countries in the field of health research.
With cloud migrations, proper planning, oversight and management go a long way, says Penn Medicine’s Associate Vice-President of Information Services Jim Beinlich – just like they do with any successful technology pilot or rollout.