HM Interview: Andrew Griffiths

The head of NHS IT in Wales tells Lyn Whitfield about the digital journey Wales has travelled for more than a decade; and why its investment in national infrastructure and systems is paying off with new services for staff – and patients. In 2004, as England’s National Programme for IT got into its stride, the […]

HM Interview: Alexander Rushton

The UK Health Show takes place at Olympia London on 27 September. Highland Marketing talks to UK Health Show event director and head of healthcare at GovNet Communications, Alexander Rushton, about what’s new and what the show’s survey is likely to reveal about the state of health and social care three years into the Five […]

HM interview: Andy Kinnear on Fed-IP and Well Connected

Andy Kinnear is a long-time advocate of moves to professionalise healthcare IT. That’s why he’s backing the Fed-IP register and the Well Connected pledge launched at this year’s eHealth Week. Andy Kinnear is well known for his work on Bristol’s Connecting Care project, which is building a local electronic patient record so that health and […]

HM interview: Stephen Lieber

Stephen Lieber has been president and chief executive of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) since 2000. In December, he announced that he would be standing down at the end of 2017. Half way through his final year, Lyn Whitfield from Highland Marketing asked him to reflect on his experience of world-wide efforts to […]

HM Interview: Mike Fisher

Mike Fisher has seen his chief clinical information officer role at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust expand from engaging clinicians in IT projects to helping to plan an EPR deployment, win a global digital exemplar bid, and underpin a new model of health and social care with technology. He talks to Lyn […]

HM Interview: Dr Simon Irving

An interest in helping to develop his trust’s IT led Dr Simon Irving to become one of four chief clinical information officers at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. He volunteered at the right time he tells Lyn Whitfield; since then the trust has made big strides, and is getting ready to implement an electronic patient record. […]

‘Politicians must invest in eHealth to realise Scotland’s NHS ambitions’ – Robin Wright

Robin Wright is renowned within Scotland’s eHealth community as a technology leader who combines vision with delivery. The former director for health information and technology for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Scotland’s largest health board, Wright was an active participant in the country’s drive to leverage digital technology in healthcare. He presided over a range […]

GP CCIO Masood Nazir – at the frontline of digital health

GPs have been at the forefront of digital health for some time, and have much to show the rest of the NHS how it can embrace technology as part of care. EHI Award winner Dr Masood Nazir outlines some of the lessons that primary care can share with the rest of the NHS, as well […]

‘Outcomes’: the most misused term in the NHS?

The NHS has seen a real shift in focus towards outcomes. But do we really know what the term means? Dr Rupert Dunbar-Rees, founder and CEO of Outcomes Based Healthcare, talks to Highland Marketing’s Matthew D’Arcy about disentangling outputs to define outcomes. Look at nearly any NHS strategy or business case and you will almost […]

‘Scotland’s NHS can’t be insular – we must reach out’ 

Scotland’s eHealth chief is on a mission to reach beyond just the NHS. Everyone, from care workers to local authorities and citizens, must be better engaged to make the most of digital technology, Eddie Turnbull tells Highland Marketing’s Matthew D’Arcy. Bob Hoskins once played a plumber famous for going far beyond the traditional job description. […]

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