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NHS Digital looks to Home Office for new CEO

NHS Digital has appointed technology and change leader Sarah Wilkinson as its new CEO. Wilkinson will join the organisation from the Home Office, where she is currently chief digital, data and technology officer. NHS Digital chair, Noel Gordon, said: “I am delighted that Sarah is joining NHS Digital at such a pivotal time for health…

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Digital tech pilot helps NHS Trusts keep track of beds

Several NHS providers are piloting new Fitbit-style technology to track beds, staff, patients and assets, giving Trusts real-time information on bed status, patient pathway tracking and asset management, and ultimately, increasing bed capacity. This group of Trusts have become Patient Flow Software Implementation Pilots, deploying TeleTracking Technologies’ real-time technology to provide a real-time view on…

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Is Apple about to make a diabetes breakthrough?

According to CNBC, Apple has taken on a group of biomedical engineers to develop sensors for use in treating diabetes. CNBC claims they are part of “a super secret initiative, initially envisioned by the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, to develop sensors that can non-invasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes,…

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