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Blog: EPR as a Platform - Turning captured data into synthesised insights

The electronic clinical moment doesn't exist in a single pane of glass independent from its wider context and delivery platform. It may well do one...

Why digitisation in healthcare demands a new desktop - Part 3

Back in March this year, I began a conversation around the  #PowerOfDigital in healthcare. I wanted to explore a thought I’ve had for some time around...

How Would You Rate Your Service Management Capability?

Service management plays a critical role in ensuring IT departments deliver services to user's in an efficient, consistent and effective manner.

Next-Generation Multi-Disciplinary Teams - Part 2

The Power of Digital

At the beginning of March, I began a conversation around the #PowerOfDigital in healthcare, sharing my thoughts and...

The 'New Normal' in Digital Health - Part 1

The digital wave is changing our world and amplifying in force. At every turn we see examples of the power of its impact, and although it has...

Reflections on Cisco Live Berlin

Following a fantastic week at Cisco Live Berlin, I wanted to share my thoughts around some of the key topics that resonated throughout the entire...

Blog: Healthcare Data Growth: An Exponential Problem?

Health data was anticipated to grow at an alarming rate of 48% per year, from 153 Exabyte’s in 2013, to 2,314 Exabyte’s by 2020 with images and...

Blog: 10 Years of Block

This month marks the 10th year since Block was founded. It’s fair to say we’ve come a long way since Jon and I were crammed into our little office at...

Changing Consumption Models : The Sharing Economy

The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon, have you heard of it? I am sure you will again shortly. It is that strange coincidental thing that occurs when you hear...