Rapid adoption of technology ‘should not be abandoned’ post-Covid -

Rapid adoption of technology ‘should not be abandoned’ post-Covid

Rapid adoption of technology ‘should not be abandoned’ post-Covid. The rapid adoption of digital care solutions during the Covid-19 pandemic “should not be abandoned”, a new report has found. The government “must support” infrastructure needed to assist care providers in switching to technology-enabled care, according to the report from the policy institute, Public Policy Projects[…]

Leeds City Digital Team helps third sector go digital during pandemic -

Leeds City Digital Team helps third sector go digital during pandemic

Leeds City Digital Team helps third sector go digital during pandemic. Leeds City Digital Team provided special grant funds to help third sector organisations across the city continue to deliver essential services during the Covid-19 pandemic. Voluntary, community, charity and social enterprise organisations benefited from a funding of up to £1,000 to help with equipment[…]

NHSX publishes AI buyers guide to ensure safety and efficiency for Covid-19 -

NHSX publishes AI buyers guide to ensure safety and efficiency for Covid-19

NHSX publishes AI buyers guide to ensure safety and efficiency. NHSX has published a buyers checklist to aid trusts and healthcare providers in the procurement of artificial intelligence solutions. The Buyer’s Checklist for AI in Health and Care is designed for procurement teams, chief finance officers, service transformation and commissioning leads, data scientists and analysts,[…]

Connected Nottinghamshire launches digital ‘front door’ for local services -

Connected Nottinghamshire launches digital ‘front door’ for local services

Connected Nottinghamshire launches digital ‘front door’ for local services. Connected Nottinghamshire has partnered up with Patients Know Best (PKB) to connect their population to the information and services they need all in one place.  The digital transformation programme, set up by the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS), is the first to integrate with[…]

Health Foundation to explore impact of data analytics and technology -

Health Foundation to explore impact of data analytics and technology

Health Foundation to explore the impact of data analytics and technology. The Health Foundation will begin exploring the impact of data analytics and technology on health and care in the UK. The independent charity has launched its Data Analytics for Better Health strategy, which aims to tackle real-world problems that affect people’s health and develop[…]

How chatbot technology can open up the world of published data -

How chatbot technology can open up the world of published data

How chatbot technology can open up the world of published data. NHS Digital is trialling chatbot software on its website to help clinicians and researchers find published data more easily. Programme manager David West offers insight into the technology pilot and its anticipated rewards. NHS Digital’s data is used and viewed by a diverse range[…]

New national AI laboratory introduced - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

New national AI laboratory introduced

New national AI laboratory introduced. The government’s announcement of a £250 million investment into artificial intelligence (AI) is very exciting and will solve some of the healthcare systems most difficult challenges. Although the UK is making leeway in the battle against cancer, the breakthroughs are only significant if early disease detection is made sooner rather[…]

NHSX at the forefront of future technology - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

NHSX at the forefront of future technology

NHSX at the forefront of future technology. NHSX officially launched on 1 July 2019. Their core ambition is to reduce the pressure on clinicians and staff so that they can focus more on patients. Patient safety across the NHS will be of utmost importance and productivity within the NHS will be improved with digital technology.[…]