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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

Intergrated Digital Care: An Information Revolution

Feb 10. till Feb 10.

With guest speaker: Julia Manning, CEO, 2020health

Integrated Digital Care: An Information Revolution will support NHS leaders and staff in making better use of information and technology, potentially saving the service billions of pounds a year and integrating services around patient needs.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has set a target for the NHS to be paperless by 2018. The first step is to give people online access to their health records by 2015. By 2018 crucial health information should be available to staff at the touch of a button. According to a study by PriceWaterCooper a revolution in information technology could result in £4.4bn of savings that could be reinvested back into the NHS.

How can health providers plan to make information digitally and securely available? And how can some of the previous pitfalls, such as technical problems and contracting, be best avoided? At Integrated Digital Care: An Information Revolution key speakers and stakeholders will outline the vision for a modern NHS and how world-class information systems can help deliver world-class services.

Date
February 10, 20152015-02-10T08:30:49 - February 10, 2015 2015-02-10T05:30:37
Time
8:30 AM 2015-02-10T08:30:49 - 5:30 PM 2015-02-10T05:30:37
Location
London
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Can the NHS meet the digital challenge?’

09:50 Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020health

The Independent Information Government Oversight Panel (IIGOP) is due to produce a progress report focusing on four key areas in the autumn of 2014:
•How technology can be used to support patient consent.
•How people’s right to object is safely communicated and upheld.
•Investigate the need for a single source of reliable information about information governance for patients, service users, isolated GPs, other clinicians and social workers.
•The proposed EU regulation on data protection and its consequences for health and research