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 07:05 am November 05, 2018
Public Health England will bring together a group of experts to scale up the agency's work on "predictive prevention", enabling people to take greater control of their health and care through personalised advice and interventions, according to a new 

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By Leontina Postelnicu 01:00 pm November 01, 2018
NHS Scotland has signed a new agreement with Microsoft to deploy Office 365 and migrate all systems to Windows 10 E5 during the next three years in an effort to boost cyber resilience and mitigate any potential threats.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:55 am November 01, 2018
NHS Digital will cut around 500 jobs in a major restructure expected to "change the skills and capability of its workforce", Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said.

Cambridge University Hospitals nurse using a handheld device integrated within the Epic EPR to administer medication; Source: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

By Leontina Postelnicu 08:10 am November 01, 2018
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has become the first NHS trust and the first Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) to be revalidated against the new Stage 6 HIMSS Analytics international Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) standards that came into force at t

John Radcliffe Hospital, aerial view; Source: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

By Leontina Postelnicu 01:22 pm October 19, 2018
Former UK science minister Lord Drayson’s Sensyne Health has announced the commercial launch of the GDm-Health solution, developed to enable remote management of gestational diabetes in collaboration with Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust and the University of O
By Leontina Postelnicu 01:20 pm October 19, 2018
Genomics England has awarded a multi-year contract to Cambridge-headquartered Congenica to provide diagnostic decision support services that will underpin the delivery of the NHS’s world-first initiative to create a national Genomic Medicine Service (GMS).

The GE-developed Judy Reitz command centre at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore; Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine

By Leontina Postelnicu 01:18 pm October 19, 2018
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will open an AI-powered command centre at the Bradford Royal Infirmary next spring, thought to be the first of its kind in Europe, through a partnership with GE Healthcare.
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. 

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