Search Tag: NHS

IMAGING Management

Building radiology's future: junior doctors as leaders

2019 14 May

Junior doctors today have worked in the NHS through some of its most tumultuous times. Those who commenced their working life in 2016 will have had the start of their careers coincide with the junior doctor strikes , and will now have seen many of their colleagues leave the NHS to work abroad, on a temporary, or indeed, on a permanent basis; however,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Clearing the way with TeleTracking

2019 30 Apr

Many hospitals around the world including the NHS, UK face huge challenges generated mainly from lack of resources especially in department funding and staff shortages. One key issue is that of bed shortages, especially in accident and emergency departments. If this could be addressed, for example in the NHS, it would help with a number of major... Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 28 Mar

While the staffing crisis facing the NHS   has been   well-documented , the mechanics behind how Trusts secure skills, and how this contributes to the problem is rarely discussed. The fact is that NHS Trusts are frittering away millions of pounds each year through inefficient, disjointed staffing strategies, and small tweaks in terms of... Read more

Executive Health Management

EMIS Health appoints new CEO and CSO

2019 28 Mar

EMIS Health Group has recently announced Suzy Foster as Chief Executive Officer and Bob Brown as Chief Solutions Officer; these two senior appointments follow the company’s recent announcement of its next generation platform EMIS-X.   Suzy Foster’s new role will make her responsible for EMIS Health’s end-to-end integrated care offerings... Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 21 Mar

  Lengthening NHS waiting times, compounded by an ageing population and associated long-term conditions, is compromising the health of the UK workforce. We know workplace absence costs the UK economy £18 billion in lost productivity each year and that figure is expected to reach £26 billion by 2030. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis alone... Read more

IT Management

NHSX: Bringing the NHS into Internet age

2019 26 Feb

The UK government has announced that a new joint unit, NHSX, will be created to take forward digital transformation in the NHS. The new organisation will combine the best talent from government, the NHS and industry to provide the most advanced health and care service in the world. NHSX aims to bring the benefits of modern technology to... Read more

IT Management

Topol: NHS has no time to waste

2019 19 Feb

With healthcare technologies (including genomics) expected to have a significant impact on patient care over the next two decades, the NHS must now focus on building a digitally-ready workforce to use these new technologies and maximise their benefits, says The Topol Review , a new report by Eric Topol , MD, Executive VP and Professor, Molecular... Read more

Executive Health Management

Experts and novices: getting the leadership balance right

2019 19 Feb

Managing a team is not easy. This is especially true in healthcare management where the team often comprises people with advanced technical and professional qualifications. These people can present quite a challenge to those tasked with leading and managing them – because this type of employee may not consider themselves to be subordinate to managers... Read more

IT Management

New UK IT cybersecurity rules

2018 20 Nov

In this age of digital communication, healthcare organisations face new challenges in protecting sensitive patient information. Within NHS trusts, for instance, consumer messaging apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp are now widely used by staff for sending or sharing patient data.    Amidst this widespread app use, the U.K. NHS recently... Read more