Two US healthcare service providers diagnose the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation - with lessons to be learned outside of America.
New software is supporting streamlined processes across NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) that put the individual patient and their needs at the heart of all supply chain operations.
A US digital health expert brought in to assess the state of British healthcare digital competence says he found some worrying gaps.
"If we don’t do this, we won’t achieve the Five Year Forward View." A grim warning from the top of the NHS about the prospects for a digital healthcare service.
Open data is likely to be crucial in helping healthcare systems around the world transform themselves in order to tackle the key challenges ahead. But for the UK’s NHS, the next two to three years will be vital in terms of getting the right building blocks in place to deliver sustainable change.
Microsoft's opened its UK data center cloud doors to the public sector. It's a helpful announcement, but does it really stand up to the 'first global provider' claims the firm is making - with some government assistance?
The comments made by government CTO Andy Beale conflict with efforts in recent years to shift the liability away from government buyers to suppliers.
A report by the House of Commons Health Committee warns that public health teams are not able to do their jobs effectively, because they can’t get access to NHS data.
Draft sustainability and transformation plans suggest major changes to the NHS. Will digital be able to soften some of the blow?
The NHS service that manages donated blood, tissues and organs already relies on Microsoft Azure to host many systems and services and increasingly views it as a great place to slice and dice big medical data.