OPINION: The time may be right for NHS Trusts to work together to leverage the IT know-how of their own organisations and that of their fellow NHS organisations, argues Julian Osborne (pictured), IT Manager, IMS Maxims.
A new focus on Health IT may hold the key to some of the cost effective solutions Clinical Commissioning Groups are searching for, said Chai Chuah (pictured), National Director of the National Health Board at the New Zealand Ministry of Health.
PatientShare, a new patient forum being used by the NHS, is giving patients for the first time direct access to former patients and unprecedented access to key hospital personnel. PatientShare could also potentially save the NHS millions of pounds.
A profound shift of decision-making to the local NHS means that clinicians lead change in information technology, ensuring its freedom to innovate, the Health Secretary said at the launch of the Chief Clinical Information Officers network.