Out and About:
Health and Care Innovation Expo 2016 - 7th - 8th September
There's lots to look forward to at this year's NHS Expo, including high profile speakers Simon Stevens (Chief Executive of NHS England) and the infamous Digital Doctor, Professor Robert Wachter who will be publishing his long awaited Review into IT.
Come and see us on stand 135 - we're sharing space with the Academy of Fabulous NHS Stuff.
We are partnering with HSE and eHealth Ireland to facilitate staff engagement in Galway on the 8th.
We'll see you there!
isdnetwork North West Connect Conference 2016 - 13th - 14th September
We're sponsors of the annual North West Connect Conference, an event for NW Informatics Leaders and CCIOs, to help raise the professional standing of those working in the field.
Come and see us on stand number 7.
The next Roy Lilley HealthChat will see Ed Smith, Chair of NHS Improvement under the microscope.
No doubt top of the list for discussion is the success of the Sustainability & Transformation Plans in light of recent news of increasing 'constrained finances'.
Book now for what is set to be a sold out event.
"Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) present a significant opportunity to deliver financial sustainability and truly transformational change by 2020 for the NHS, but reports on a constrained capital environment from today should not hinder the progress in delivering benefits of digital healthcare.
Technology is a primary change agent in this debate and must therefore be front and centre of any STP. Following the reports of warnings from NHS England and NHS Improvement that funding for technology could come at the back end of the planning period, STP leaders should take action to avoid any delays to digital projects that are necessary to deliver technology-led clinical and efficiency benefits that NHS providers are demanding now."
Our customer Taunton & Somerset FT awaits news on becoming a Centre for Global Digital Excellence
UK Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is expected to announce the first
successful applicants for funding to become Centres for Global Digital Excellence at this year's NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo.
The announcement follows an invitation for funding from NHS England and NHS Improvement to the 26 most digitally advanced acute trusts in the UK. Applicants must demonstrate that they have the potential to become world leaders in health informatics by 2018.
This is a particularly exciting time for our customer Taunton and Somerset FT who have submitted an application. We wish them the best of luck in their bid.
Jeremy Hunt is scheduled to speak at 2pm on 7th September, on the Future NHS Stage.