Health Informatics Article Archive

  • A more integrated and interoperable health system offers clear and profound benefits. All with many advantages, there are also many risks which will need addressing. Chief among these is security.
  • Health and social care practitioners, academics and industry representatives from across Europe gathered in Edinburgh to discuss the opportunities digital presents. Martin Cooper AMBCS, RITTech reports.
  • Ian Woodburn, chair of BCS Nursing Group, explains how technology can help both patients and nurses have better lives - if that tech is designed and deployed correctly.
  • Techies, clinicians, students, amateurs and professionals came together for two days to build solutions designed to help the NHS and patients. Martin Cooper AMBCS reports.
  • BCS Health and Care Group were asked what healthcare might look like in the next twenty to thirty years. John Farenden MBCS CITP, Director of the specialist health and care associate consultancy, Hygeian Consulting, talks us through their predictions.
  • Cleveland Henry is Programme Director - Digital Collaboration Service (NHSmail) at NHS Digital. He tells us about what makes the NHS such a compelling employer and what drives him to deliver transformational digital products.
  • From science fiction to the ward and into the IT department, Gareth Baxendale FBCS CITP explains why machine learning has the power to transform the NHS and the experiences of patients
  • Maxine Mackintosh, data scientist, researcher and co-founder of HealthTech Women UK, tells the BCS editorial team why we need to ensure public support for sharing.
  • Dr. Daniel J. Thomas CSci CEng FBCS paints a picture of how augmented reality, artificial intelligence and other cutting edge technologies can save lives and possibly the NHS too.
  • Dr Marcus Baw, a locum prison GP and a passionate proponent of digital health tells Martin Cooper AMBCS why NHS hackathons are solving real-world problems.