In line with the NHS Five Year Forward View, Paperless 2020 presents HSCIC with a real opportunity to transform health and social care.
Beverley Bryant joined HSCIC this week as the organisation's first Director of Digital Transformation. The former Director of Digital Technology at NHS England will be responsible for understanding the digital information needs of the NHS and steering the development of innovative technologies and information services.
This will be central to helping HSCIC support the work of the National Information Board.
Better use of data and technology can:
give patients more control over their health and well-being
reduce the administrative burden for care professionals
support the development of new medicines and treatments