Welcoming three new members to team IMS
James Ley as IT Systems Manager
Peter Knight as Business Development Administrator
Waseem Shahid as Programme Manager
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HealthChats with Roy Lilley:
Don't miss out. Tickets are selling fast. Get in touch to find out how to attend HealthChats as our guest for free.
We're looking forward to an action packed eHealth Week conference!
- Hear about our customer, Taunton and Somerset FT's Global Digital Exemplar plans using our open source EPR - 3rd May, 13.30: GDE zone - exhibition hall
- Get the low-down on clinically-led digital transformation projects from Chair of the CCIO Network, Prof. Michael Thick - 3rd May, 15.40: Unplugged Stage.
- Visit us on stand 232 to be one of the first to see the launch of our fully integrated eObs app - providing doctors and nurses with life-saving alerts on patient care anywhere in the hospital
Society for Computing and Technology in Anaesthesia Conference - 22nd-23rd May
We're in Glasgow for the SCATA 30th Anniversary Conference, where we will be demonstrating how our pioneering EPR technology can improve patient outcomes and provide financial sustainability.
This year's Future Health Summit promises to be bigger and better with influential speakers including Alastair Campbell (former Director of Communications & Strategy to UK Prime Minister Tony Blair) and Richard Corbridge (CIO, Health Service Executive in Ireland).
Join us at this exciting conference in Dublin. We'll be on stand 176.
Following the publication of NHS England's 'Next Steps on the Five Year Forward View', IMS MAXIMS CEO, Shane Tickell highlights how clinical IT systems can underpin transformative changes
The Five Year Forward View (FYFV)
t out a suitably courageous strategy for the NHS to deliver the triple aim of better health, better care and better value, in the context of overcoming a £22 billion funding gap by 2020.
Three years on much has been achieved in planning the redesign of services, with the New Models of Care Vanguards showing promise. However, it now leaves just two years for delivery, which given the continued funding constraints and resource challenges placed on the NHS, is too ambitious.
It's right, therefore, to have a pragmatic plan focused on realistic goals, as set out by NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens last month in his Review of the FYFV. Its success however, isn't without risk, with a Government initiative set to support the strategy - the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) Programme - vulnerable to derailment and technical challenges to integration not yet resolved.
solutions scored highly following robust scrutiny and are now
available through the Framework to acute care, mental health and community providers. The OJEU compliant Framework offers providers with an alternative to more traditional routes to acquire large scale technology solutions that can be time-consuming and costly.
Shane Tickell, CEO, IMS MAXIMS said: "NHS organisations are often constrained by lengthy procurement processes that can delay the implementation of digital technologies urgently needed by the health service and subsequently the benefits for staff and patients..."
Check out our CCIO and CMO, Michael Thick's views on the action group INTEROPen and progression of interoperability in the NHS, featured in Health IT Central.
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