Review of Health Informatics Services. Workshop with HI Professional Development Board 18 January 2007 Richard Gibbs. Health Informatics review objectives to define and prioritise the requirement for central support services to HI staff in the NHS and social services
Workshop with HI Professional Development Board
18 January 2007 Richard Gibbs
Set within business objectives
MIC plus “social care” ?
6 categories are diverse ICT
HI senior managers
& directors of services
Health recordsDefining HI staff?
Concentrate on IT and IM?
employers recognise value
improve standards of HI practice
guarantees quality of practice for employers
protects public and patients
HI staff won’t pay for it
restricts movement in to protect incumbents
need generic, like CILIP, not health specific
employers won’t value it
HI too diverse (federal model?)Arguments for:
NHS Faculty for HI
Academic bodies supplying training
Skills for Health
Professional Skills for Govt
Skills for Care