This week, BJ-HC spoke to Richard Corbridge, Health Service Executive CIO) and CEO)of eHealth Ireland, about his new role as CIO of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, set to start later this autumn, and advances in the Irish digital health agenda
Who we are and what we do
HIMSS UK is an adviser and thought leader in health IT.
We provide the platforms, tools and engagement opportunities for health and care IT professionals to learn, network and share best practice.
We run a portfolio of events throughout the year: our major annual conference and exhibition, UK e-Health Week – the only major conference supported by NHS England and NHS Digital, Executive Leadership Summit – one day invite-only events for health IT leaders in the NHS and supplier community, and our regional offering, Health Insights.
As the UK arm of the world’s leading health IT knowledge organisation, we also curate health IT news in our unrivalled portfolio of media titles in print, digital and online.
HIMSS UK is part of HIMSS - a global, cause-based organisation focused on improved healthcare through IT and data. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 64,000 members, 640 companies and over one million health IT influencers who drive innovation across the world.
HIMSS engages with healthcare professionals in more than 30 countries. This includes working with health departments and ministries of health to assess IT capabilities of their health systems, leading educational programs for physicians, nurses, IT professionals and others to expand their knowledge of health IT; and conducting benchmarking of IT adoption and maturity to help health organisations develop a roadmap to improvement.
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