Above photo: Fiona McDonald (Screengrab from CHC North East and North Cumbria's YouTube page)

Fiona McDonald, director of data sharing and online patient preference setting for Great North Care Record at NHS, recently spoke with Healthcare IT News about what the U.K.

April 04, 2019
September 25, 2017
In a medical crisis, clinicians need to know people’s medications, allergies, and medical histories to safely care for patients in shelters and to manage transfers between care settings.
Women's access to healthcare improved with Obamacare
September 08, 2017
The number of uninsured women in the U.S. fell by nearly a half, from 19 million in 2010 to 11 million in 2016.
The Walking Gallery of Healthcare
September 08, 2017
Founder of The Walking Gallery of Healthcare honors friend and a leader who lent her voice to patients who needed to be heard.
women in IT
September 08, 2017
When I speak to groups about women in IT, I tell them not to put up with being bullied, intimidated and other nonsense.
August 22, 2017
Most affected are poor people with no insurance.
August 21, 2017
Writing in a blog published on the HIMSS site, Willa Fields advises young women starting their healthcare IT career to find a mentor. On the flip side, she also urges women – and men – in healthcare IT to become a mentor for those just getting started in healthcare IT. Fields is former...
workflow issues in health IT
August 04, 2017
A few tips that can turn a difficult workday in healthcare IT into one that is productive.
August 03, 2017
Ernst & Young health practice leader Carole Faig explains what hospital executives should focus on while the federal government debates the future of the Affordable Care Act. 
July 23, 2017
Former Ascension Health CIO Kathy Ross takes the IT reins.
July 21, 2017
Report offers advice on how to do it right – the way patients want.

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Laura Lovett is an associate editor at MobiHealthNews where she covers the intersection of healthcare and technology. She is also a contributing editor to Women in Healthcare IT at Healthcare IT News. Before coming to MobiHealthNews she worked for Gatehouse Media, where she earned a New England Newspaper Association award. Most recently Lovett won a Umass Medical Media Fellowship.  Lovett was educated at the University of East Anglia, the University of Massachusetts and Oxford University.

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