DHACA (Digital Health and Care Alliance) has recently exceeded 220 members. Meanwhile, the DHACA core team within i-focus are busy preparing the first events and working out the governance details. The intention is that once this initial phase is over, members themselves will have the most important say in how DHACA is run, and what are its priority activities. To get things started, we are proposing a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) in the following areas
DHACA Day – July 11th The principal reason for this newsletter is to ensure you are all aware of our first DHACA Day (aka Members’ Day) on July 11th – we still have spaces available so do please come along and join us. You can book here, where you’ll also find details of the day. We have some really great inspirational speakers for you from across the health and care spectrum. More importantly though, this is the opportunity for you all to say
Membership Membership of DHACA continues to rise – we now have over 122 members, from approximately 100 different private, public and third sector organisations EU Green Paper on mHealth 14 people responded to my original mailing as having a sufficient interest in responding to the EU Green Paper on mHealth to want to meet to discuss it. A meeting is now planned for the afternoon of 27th May, at the Digital Television Group offices at 5th Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall, London, SE1 7TP. Any recently-joined members interested in participating, do please email me. I have produced a draft response
DHACA (Digital Health and Care Alliance) has recently exceeded 100 members, and new members are joining at a rate of 1-2 per day. Meanwhile, the DHACA core team within i-focus are busy preparing the first events and working out the governance details. The intention is that once this initial phase is over, members themselves will have the most important say in how DHACA is run, and what are its priority activities. To get things started, we are working on mHealth Apps as
The Digital Health and Care Alliance opens for business; free membership available (UK)
As the dallas programme passes its halfway point, one of its four projects, i-focus, has formed an organisation to continue the promotion of interoperability across the health & care sector beyond the end of dallas. The Alliance, with the acronym DHACA, will help NHS organisations, local authorities and third-sector providers collaborate and share information about new digital services. This will significantly help members reduce costs, remove duplication of effort and improve support for independent living and self-management projects, resulting in much-improved patient outcomes. DHACA will operate across the
Organisations in health and social care are battling with challenging financial targets and increasing demand. They need tools to enable transformation,business models which demonstrate the cost effectiveness of new systems, new ways to procure and contract services, help navigating information governance regulations and systems that improve outcomes, care and value for money. The resources and collaborations to meet these needs are at the heart of DHACA. Forward-thinking health and care organisations understand the potential value of engaging with their service users through digital channels. Many are starting to make significant commitments to building and procuring systems that enable them to transform their services to
DHACA has a twitter account: @DHACA_org For updates and news from the Digital Health and Care Alliance, // *DHACA is the launch name for the organisation promoting interoperability as a legacy of dallas.