Tag Archives: Information Systems

Information Seeking and Usage by NHS Executives (NIHR / Health Services and Delivery Research)

Summary A recent study investigated a small number of chief executive officers in NHS acute hospitals and mental health trusts to determine how they actually mobilise knowledge and evidence resources prior to making decisions. NHS CEOs seek information and use … Continue reading

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Health Information About Dementia on Twitter (PloS One)

Summary This article explores how information about age-related diseases features on popular social media platforms; examining (i) who uses social media to share information about dementia, (ii) the sources of information about dementia used / promoted, and (iii) the dementia-related … Continue reading

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Clinical and Service Integration (King’s Fund Report, 2010)

Summary Choice and competition are thought to be essential elements in health policies designed to put the patient first and to improve health outcomes. The importance of integrated care was highlighted in Lord Darzi’s final report of the NHS Next … Continue reading

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