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.

Eric Topol
By Leontina Postelnicu 02:59 am February 21, 2019
NHS clinical staff have until 4 March to apply. 
Matt Hancock, NHSX

Credit: Graeme Robertson/ Getty Images

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:47 am February 20, 2019
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that a new joint unit bringing together leaders of the digital agenda across the health service is to be created.
HIMSS19
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:48 am February 15, 2019
Also: FarGen project initiator wins achievement award in Orlando; Health secretary calls on the NHS to stop using paper and fax machines.

WHO Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European region last week; Credit: WHO Regional Office for Europe

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:33 am February 12, 2019
Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab spoke at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European Region in Copenhagen last week.

Dr Eric Topol, US cardiologist, digital medicine expert, EVP and Professor of Molecular Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute

By Leontina Postelnicu 08:21 am February 11, 2019
Dr Eric Topol led a review looking at the implications of digital technology deployment for the existing and future NHS workforce.
By Leontina Postelnicu 03:45 am February 07, 2019
New recommendations aim to advance the sharing and access of health data across borders in the European Union.
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:54 am February 05, 2019
Representatives from more than 80 countries will discuss the latest trends, opportunities and roadblocks in healthcare IT.
By Leontina Postelnicu 01:04 pm February 04, 2019
Also: Sensyne Health announces three-year research alliance with the University of Oxford Big Data Institute; local authorities in England are invited to apply for a share of £1m in funding for digital innovation in social care.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:22 am January 29, 2019
Also: Allscripts introduces new EMEA VP, MD role; NHS App programme director joins NHS trust; England explores the use of predictive analytics in reducing deaths from suicide; Eurostat releases new data on finding health information online.
By Leontina Postelnicu 09:03 am January 16, 2019
New project looks to create European AI-on-demand platform.

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