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.

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By Leontina Postelnicu 02:30 am April 08, 2019
The two-day event on "bringing hospitals and patients together through information and technology" took place last week at the University of Liège in Belgium.
By Leontina Postelnicu 08:37 am April 04, 2019
Gould, currently the director general for digital and media policy at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, will join the unit this summer.

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By Leontina Postelnicu 10:09 am April 03, 2019
Royal Devon & Exeter and Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS foundation trusts also picked Epic as their EPR supplier in the past few years.

Credit: Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

By Leontina Postelnicu 09:04 am April 02, 2019
A YouGov poll from 2018 in the North East and North Cumbria region indicated that 94 percent of people surveyed would allow their medical records to be shared within the NHS.

Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock at the launch of the Vodafone report; Credit: Vodafone UK

By Leontina Postelnicu 03:40 am March 27, 2019
Tech could be used to tackle the UK's loneliness epidemic, according to a new report.

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By Leontina Postelnicu 02:45 am March 14, 2019
Health secretary outlines his vision for setting up NHSX, a new unit for digital, data and technology.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:00 am March 13, 2019
Although engaging with the NHS remains a challenge, companies now have more "accessible deployment opportunities", according to the research.

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By Leontina Postelnicu 07:57 am March 12, 2019
Dame Fiona Caldicott has been appointed as the first statutory national data guardian for health and social care, nearly five years after the role was first created.
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:26 am March 08, 2019
The new suite of reforms announced also include the development of a new role of chief scientist and a Data, Analytics and Delivery division.
By Leontina Postelnicu 09:23 am March 08, 2019
Digital health has often been seen as the future of healthcare, but a recent Rock Health report revealed that women only make up 10.2 percent of digital health CEOs, posing questions about where women fit into this new evolution of healthcare.

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