Digital Health Unplugged
Digital Health Unplugged: Royal Cornwall Digital Testbed

Digital Health Unplugged: Royal Cornwall Digital Testbed

November 17, 2020

Joining host and senior reporter Andrea Downey are Gary Jennings, commercial director of Kernow Health CIC, and Ian Nicholls, eHealth transformation manager at Royal Cornwall Hospitals.
The testbed programme originally began in primary care through Kernow Health CIC and is now expanding into secondary care through Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.

Digital Health Unplugged: November news team debrief

Digital Health Unplugged: November news team debrief

November 3, 2020

Going forward we will be inviting members of our Digital Health Advisory Panel to take part in our news team debriefs, bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Our Advisory Panel is made up of elected members from our Digital Health Networks, a community of digital health leaders dedicated to collaboration and sharing best practice.

In our latest news team debrief our editorial team - host Andrea Downey, editor Hannah Crouch and editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma - are joined by two Chief Clinical Information Office (CCI)) Advisory Panel stalwarts Professor Joe McDonald and Dr Marcus Baw.

Digital Health Unplugged: Collaboration between suppliers

Digital Health Unplugged: Collaboration between suppliers

October 20, 2020

The latest Digital Health Unplugged looks at the importance of collaboration between suppliers and the benefits it brings the digital health market.
Joining host Andrea Downey is David Hancock healthcare executive advisor InterSystems and vendor co-chair of INTEROPen, and Daniel Nathrath, co-founder and chief executive of Ada Health.

Digital Health Unplugged: October news team debrief with special guests

Digital Health Unplugged: October news team debrief with special guests

October 6, 2020

Senior reporter Andrea Downey and editor Hannah Crouch, are joined by James Reed, CCIO at Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and chair of Digital Health’s CCIO Network, and Dermot O'Riordan, CCIO at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.
The team look at the launch of the NHS Covid-19 App, the features that work well and the features that might not.

Digital Health Unplugged: Power of data in a pandemic

Digital Health Unplugged: Power of data in a pandemic

September 22, 2020

Our expert panel look at why access to data during the pandemic was important and whether Covid-19 has permanently changed the country's relationship with data.

Host Andrea Downey is joined by:

  • Caroline Cake, chief executive of Health Data Research UK
  • Cathie Sudlow, director of British Heart Foundation Data Science Centre, and consultant stoke neurologist in Edinburgh
  • Dr Ami Banerjee, associate professor in clinical data science and consultant cardiologist at University College London Hospitals and Barts NHS Trusts
Digital Health Unplugged: September news team debrief

Digital Health Unplugged: September news team debrief

September 8, 2020

In this episode of Digital Health Unplugged we take a look at the electronic patient record contracts signed with Epic this year.
Join host Andrea Downey along with editor Hannah Crouch and editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma as they look why Epic are having a resurgence in the NHS.

Digital Health Unplugged: Tech in care homes

Digital Health Unplugged: Tech in care homes

August 25, 2020

This episode of Digital Health Unplugged looks at the use of technology in care homes and its importance during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
Join host Andrea Downey with Mandy Thorn, chair of Marches Care which owns care home The Uplands in Shropshire,  Carey Bloomer, managing director of The Uplands, and Keith Strahan, principal clinical lead for NHS Digital’s social care programme as they look at the importance of digital solutions in the adult care sector.

Digital Health Unplugged: August news team debrief

Digital Health Unplugged: August news team debrief

August 11, 2020

Join Digital Health's editorial team, senior reporter Andrea Downey, editor Hannah Crouch, editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma as they look at what's making headlines at the moment.

This episode they look at the use of digital services in primary care and whether or not they're here to stay after the Covid-19 pandemic is over.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he wants GP services to be teleconsultations first, but the Royal College of GPs said remote services won't work for everyone.

Digital Health Unplugged: The Shuri Network one year on

Digital Health Unplugged: The Shuri Network one year on

July 28, 2020

One year after the Shuri Network was launched they returned to Digital Health Virtual Summer School to provide an update on what they've achieved over the last 12 months and what their plans for the future are.
Tune in to hear from co-founders Dr Shera Chok and Sarah Amani, along with a live panel discussion with Network members.

Digital Health Unplugged: Breaking the Covid-19 backlog

Digital Health Unplugged: Breaking the Covid-19 backlog

July 14, 2020

Host Andrea Downey chats to Tom Whicher, founder of DrDoctor, and Graham Kendall, director of the Digital Healthcare Council, about the backlog of appointments left over from Covid-19 and the role technology has to play in easing pressure on the NHS.

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