An article on E-Health Insider has highlighted the importance of informatics and using high quality data to guide organisations through the efficiency drive.
The Department of Health has announced plans to create a new body to support health informatics in England, after months of meetings with NHS IT staff.
The meetings were held to discuss ideas on what support is needed in the future in order to improve the flow of informatics throughout the NHS, whilst encouraging and assisting in the modernisation of the service.
A spokesman for the DoH said: “Information is central to delivering the government’s vision for patients being at the heart of high quality healthcare and we are currently considering the best way to provide the informatics support that will enable this.”
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