Dr Shaun O’Hanlon on harnessing the power of digital technology

16 Jun 2016

EMIS Group chief medical officer Dr Shaun O’Hanlon today (June 16, 2016) appeared at the NHS Confederation annual conference as part of a panel discussion on harnessing the power of digital technology to improve health and care.

The discussion – The IT Factor: Harnessing the power of digital to improve the health and care - included a presentation from Prof Robert Wachter, who revealed the initial findings of his research into the digitisation of the NHS. Prof Wachter’s full report is due to be published in September.

The session followed a keynote address from Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who outlined the challenges facing the NHS and how technology is part of the solution.

Watch the full video to hear Dr Shaun O’Hanlon’s thoughts on harnessing the power of digital to improve health and care.