Leontina Postelnicu

Leontina Postelnicu covers the implementation of technology across the UK’s health and care system, with a particular interest in health policy and innovation.

doctor with patient looking at tablet health record
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:13 am October 08, 2018
As compliance continues to be a point of concern, we take a look at the implications of GDPR for UK health and care.
Robert Coles and NHS sign
By Leontina Postelnicu 01:05 pm September 21, 2018
The National Health Service announced that Robert Coles will serve in the newly created chief information security officer role.
NHS hospital sign in UK
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:02 pm September 19, 2018
The National Health Service in England has announced two new innovator programs to accelerate the use of digital health tools that benefit patients and remove barriers slowing adoption of innovation. 
worker pressing button on fax machine
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:33 pm September 18, 2018
Countries around the globe are dealing with legacy fax machines and the UK organization is looking to get rid of its devices by 2019.
heart monitor in hospital
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:17 pm September 11, 2018
The machine learning model uses 600 variables with patient's data whereas human-constructed models made predictions based on 27, researchers say.
NHS hospital in the UK
By Leontina Postelnicu 02:41 pm September 06, 2018
The UK agency said the goal is to provide access to genetic testing to drive personalized treatments and enable interventions for the whole country.
Big Data illustration.
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:40 pm August 14, 2018
The British Heart Foundation plans to appoint a convenor to drive efforts informing a proposal for the development of the new cardiovascular data science centre.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:12 am August 13, 2018
NHS Digital plans to engage with suppliers to help create a more flexible and competitive market for IT in general practice.
medical device worn by patient
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:30 am August 10, 2018
Firm identifies a series of barriers that the growing medtech industry will need to address and says interoperability is the hardest.
NHS hospital sign in UK
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:29 am August 08, 2018
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's charity is looking for startups to develop tech for healthcare.

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