Health Informatics Article Archive

  • The NHS remains a British institution which stimulates passionate debate irrespective of party politics. The challenge of providing universal healthcare free at the point of delivery is increasing as people live longer and expect more from the service.
  • Terry Espiner, Client Director, UK Healthcare at Cisco, looks at the relationship between the IoE (internet of everything) and the transformation of the healthcare industry.
  • Charles Ross HonFBCS discusses the exciting possibilities of the convergence of mathematics, physics, computer science, philosophy and cognitive neuroscience.
  • Matt Pfeil, Chief Customer Officer and Co-Founder, DataStax, discusses how responsible use of big data can revolutionise healthcare.
  • Lycra-clad Tom Denwood, Executive Director at the Health and Social Care Information Centre and BCS Health Vice Chair (Policy and Strategy), examines the cycling, the health and wellbeing apps phenomenon.
  • Mike Freeman, Sales Director, Techne-Comm Ltd, discusses the importance of email archiving in the healthcare sector.
  • Gareth Baxendale FBCS, Head of Technology, Clinical Research Network, at the National Institute for Health Research, discusses all things technology-related in the healthcare arena.
  • Busy year? Having trouble catching up? Check out the best of BCS’s State of Play reports 2014. Brian Runciman MBCS summarises.
  • With a medically-orientated menagerie of clinicians, health informaticians and software suppliers meeting at HC2014, it wasn’t long before BCS Health Editor, Justin Richards MBCS, realised what was foremost on almost everyone’s mind, namely care.data.
  • Peter Singleton considers the application of autonomy to what are commonly called ‘secondary uses’ of healthcare data.