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.

By Leontina Postelnicu 12:37 pm June 26, 2019
Despite a flurry of innovations and technologies for healthcare cropping up on the market, their use and deployment remains fragmented across the world, with barriers around poor access, a lack of interoperability and challenges in embedding these tools into workflows continuing
By Leontina Postelnicu 08:16 am June 13, 2019
Progress has been made towards gender equality, but it is clear that much work remains to be done, and the situation is no different in health IT.
EC2VC winners.
By Leontina Postelnicu 03:18 pm June 12, 2019
The EC2VC pitch competition saw startups and SMEs pitch their solutions in front of a jury of digital health investors from Europe and beyond.
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:38 pm June 12, 2019
Erik Gerritsen, vice minister of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport in the Netherlands, had a simple message for delegates on the second day of the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference in Helsinki this evening: there is an urgent need to address the “glob
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:25 pm June 11, 2019
Chase Farm Hospital (CFH), part of the Royal Free London (RFL) group, has been validated at Stage 6 of the HIMSS – owner of Healthcare IT News - Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) after an on-site assessment last week.

Päivi Sillanaukee, permanent secretary of the ministry of social affairs and health in Finland

By Leontina Postelnicu 06:59 am June 11, 2019
Päivi Sillanaukee put emphasis on the need for international co-operation at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference.
By Leontina Postelnicu 05:31 pm June 06, 2019
The upcoming 'unmentionables' session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference will see innovators look at the role of digital tools in 'destigmatising' depression, loneliness and sexual health.
By Leontina Postelnicu 06:10 am June 03, 2019
Over 360 eHealth professionals in Europe took part in the survey carried out earlier this year.
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:01 pm May 22, 2019
A recap of the first educational summit in the newly-launched HIMSS DM series that took place in Salford, England last week.
By Leontina Postelnicu 07:07 am May 22, 2019
Last year, health and social care secretary Matt Hancock said £200m would be allocated to create a new set of global digital exemplars.

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