Skip to 0 minutes and 4 seconds Like the transition from horse and carriage to horseless carriages, our thinking about hospital information is steeped in paper-based information gathering, storage, and access not in digital data. Why is that?
Skip to 0 minutes and 24 seconds I’m Associate Professor Paul Cooper. I have a background in medical research and health informatics. And my particular interest is in the organisational requirements around digital transformation. A case in point is the use of fax machines which was widespread in hospitals and specialist clinics long after most other sectors had moved fully digital. Partly, it’s about the inertia of past practises. So what are the transformational digital technologies? How can they be applied in hospitals in practical ways that take us past some of this inertia?