Tagged: informatics

NHS to benefit from information sharing challenge funding

The Department of Health Informatics Directorate has announced over 40 IT projects from across the NHS are to benefit from £2.2 million funding to develop new digital services that improve patient care and can be used to share information more … Read more → – NHS to benefit from information sharing challenge funding

Completing the puzzle: nurses and the summary care record

As a nurse you will probably have heard of the summary care record (SCR), both in your role as practitioner and possibly as a patient. But how much is really understood about the SCR, and how can you, as nurses … Read more → – Completing the puzzle: nurses and the summary care record

Driving the data: the role of the chief clinical information officer

Managing information effectively is one of the key foundations of an effective and efficient health care system. Dawn Dowding, Professor of Applied Health Research at Leeds University, explains why chief clinical information officers (CCIOs) are key to ensuring organisations’ provide … Read more → – Driving the data: the role of the chief clinical information officer

Nurses make the cut

The leadership for informed practice programme, led by Dr Susan Hamer, Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals, and Anne Cooper, National Clinical Lead for Nursing, has been shortlisted for the prestigious eHealth Insider awards in the inaugural ‘CCIO … Read more → – Nurses make the cut

New fund will boost digital innovation

The Department’s informatics directorate has announced that local NHS organisations could be awarded funding to develop new digital services that improve patient care and can be used to share information more easily across the NHS. Funded projects, with solutions based … Read more → – New fund will boost digital innovation