Government & Policy

Executives meeting.
By Leontina Postelnicu July 16, 2018
During the next three years, £37.5m will be invested in a new Digital Innovation Hub programme aiming to unlock the value of health data resources in an effort to address Britain's 'biggest health challenges'. The vision for the ‘industry friendly’ hubs connecting data from GP practices, hospitals, social and community care, along with genetic, biomedical and other datasets, covering regions of...
Network illustration.
By Leontina Postelnicu June 10, 2018
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined ambitions to position the UK ‘at the forefront’ of the Artificial Intelligence revolution in healthcare.  The comments were made during a speech in London today, marking the announcement that NHS England’s budget would increase by an average of 3.4% each year until 2023/24 to ‘keep pace with growing pressures’, ahead of its 70th anniversary, in a deal...
By HIMSS TV May 10, 2018
Drew Myklegard, who leads the Veterans Affairs project, discusses with HIMSS Innovator in Residence Adam Culbertson the role outside developers are playing in finding solutions to improve the agency's care for veterans.
Jeremy Hunt
By Leontina Postelnicu February 23, 2018
Hospitals will benefit from an extra £75m announced to speed up implementation of electronic prescribing systems, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said today on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme. A new review released by researchers from the Manchester, Sheffied and York universities found that 237 million errors occur ‘at some point in the medication process’ in England every year, although they...