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Informatics – at the heart of change

Paul Hitchcock, Director of the Allied Health Professions Federation, explains how informatics are at the heart of the new system. We are entering a new health and social care environment. From April 2013 when the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) take … Read more → – Informatics – at the heart of change

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Patient safety and understanding informatics

By Chris Austin, research and development officer, College of Occupational Therapists and member of the National Allied Health Professionals Informatics Strategic Taskforce My role at the College of Occupational Therapists means that I need to understand emerging developments in informatics … Read more → – Patient safety and understanding informatics

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The commissioning environment and making the most of informatics

By Steve Tolan MCSP, Professional Advisor, Development and Research Unit Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and member of the National Allied Health Professions Informatics Strategic Taskforce (NAHPIST) The English philosopher Sir Francis Bacon is credited with observing that “knowledge is power”. … Read more → – The commissioning environment and making the most of informatics

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Payment by results and the importance of Informatics

By Dr Tony Munton, Managing Director, the RTK Ltd and Kamini Gadhok MBE, CEO Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, members of National Allied Health Professions Informatics Strategic Taskforce A major shift is taking place when it comes to … Read more → – Payment by results and the importance of Informatics

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Connecting with orthoptists

By Anita McCallum and Lesley Anne Baxter, The British and Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS) As with all other allied health professions, orthoptists use information every day to deliver care and improve services. Orthoptists mainly work for the NHS assessing all … Read more → – Connecting with orthoptists

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