Tag Archives: eHealth

NHS e-health systems ‘risk patient safety’

Hospitals across England are using 21 separate electronic systems to record patient health care – risking patient safety, researchers suggest. A team at Imperial College say the systems cannot “talk” to each other, making cross-referencing difficult and potentially leading to “errors”. Of 121 million patient interactions, there were 11 million where information from a previous… Read More »

The evolving role of the CCIO – A chat with Dr Mark Simpson, CCIO, eHealth NSW

eHealth NSW has been established as a distinct organisation within the New South Wales (NSW) Ministry of Health in Australia to provide statewide leadership on the shape, delivery and management of ICT-led healthcare. One of the most recent appointments at the agency is its new Chief Clinical Information Officer, Dr Mark Simpson, who joined in… Read More »