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  • Compass
    BCS Health wants to place itself in a position to have a positive influence on government policies relating to healthcare in the future. Matthew Swindells, Chair, BCS Health, considers the areas the health informatics community need to prioritise over the coming months.
  • Nurse working at desk
    The BCS Health Northern Specialist Group was given an insight into how the use of clinical informatics is being encouraged across the North West by the new Health Informatics Clinical Advisory Team (HICAT) at NHS North West.
  • Doctor talking to students
    Being a health informatics professional is more than simply ensuring your skills and knowledge are up-to-date. With this in mind Michael Bewell, a Go MAD Thinking accredited coach, explains the benefits of coaching staff in the health informatics environment.
  • Digital wave
    ‘More for less’ is a current motif of the healthcare headlines. The use of digital dictation and speech / voice recognition in hospitals around the UK is already demonstrating a rare combination - an increase in activity (productivity) and cash savings.
  • Medical person on the telephone
    For years telecare and telehealth have been bandied around as magic pills that will help the NHS meet the challenge of an ageing population with increasingly complex healthcare needs at a time of fewer resources and shrinking budgets.