On Tuesday 31st October we are hosting a webinar with DHC member Objectivity. Titled: ‘Leveraging NHS-grown innovation: insights from providers & partners’, the webinar is a great opportunity to find out how NHS provider organisations can develop digital solutions through commercial partnerships. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leveraging-nhs-grown-innovation-insights-from-providers-partners-tickets-723859933547 Overview: Many off the shelf digital solutions are available to… Read More Join our upcoming webinar
The NHS faces a daunting challenge in supporting the population with limited resources, staff, and infrastructure. Digital technology offers a compelling solution to meet present and future needs. While there is much more to do to unlock the potential of digital technologies, there are many fantastic examples of digital partnerships across the UK. These partnerships… Read More Increasing adoption of digital technologies across health and care systems – an evaluation of ICS strategies
The recent article published by the Health Service Journal reveals the first-ever Integrated Care Systems (ICS) digital maturity ratings. The findings are certainly no surprise for those working system-wide, but what does it mean for our members and the wider healthcare system? 1. Benchmarking Progress: These digital maturity ratings provide a crucial benchmark for Integrated… Read More What do the first ICS digital maturity ratings mean for healthcare?
The House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee has today completed its evaluation of digital transformation in the NHS and published its report. In carrying out its work, the Select Committee gathered evidence from a wide range of sources including an Expert Panel. The DHC was a member of this Expert Panel representing… Read More Our response to: ‘Digital transformation in the NHS’
NHS England’s ambition is to make the NHS App the digital front door to the health service. While the number of people who have downloaded the app is impressive, recent evidence suggests that usage remains low. So, what role do digital health providers play in supporting the successful development of the app? And how can… Read More How digital health providers can support the NHS App
Responding to NHS England and Department for Health and Social Care’s ‘Delivery Plan for Recovering Access to Primary Care’, Catherine Davies, director of Digital Healthcare Council said: “We welcome the government’s plans to embed digital healthcare technologies within primary care. Every day huge numbers of people try to see their GP, and we must find… Read More Digital Healthcare Council responds to: ‘Delivery plan for recovering access to primary care’
The long awaited Hewitt review of integrated care systems was published today. We welcome the report’s acknowledgement of the opportunities to be gained by new digital and data technologies. ICSs provide an opportunity to truly do things differently and enable the vision of prevention and population health management to be realised. We hope that the… Read More What might the Hewitt review mean for digital health providers?
The DHC are proud to partner with WIRED Health 2023 for their upcoming London conference. The event aims to support a broader awareness of how the health industry is evolving, helping attendees to connect with leaders in their field while examining innovations across healthcare. Learn more about the conference here. If you are a digital… Read More Three things we are looking forward to at Wired Health 2023
The Health and Social Care Committee’s Expert Panel has evaluated the Government’s progress against its commitments made regarding the digitisation of the NHS. The evaluation, published today (Friday 17th February 2023), concluded that the Government’s progress is inadequate. The Expert Panel recognised that although significant progress has been made in some areas, progress is too… Read More DHC responds to evaluation of the Government’s progress on NHS digitisation
The Digital Healthcare Council and our members were recently joined by: Nick Barlow, Chief Digital Transformation Officer at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Jim Ritchie, Chief Clinical Information Officer and Consultant Renal Physician at The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust to discuss digital transformation in acute trusts. Read on for our three… Read More Three key themes from our event with NHS acute trust innovation leads