Professor David Rosser, the long-serving high-profile CEO of College Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) NHS Basis Belief, is to step right down to tackle a brand new regional digital function.
Prof Rosser will grow to be the West Midland’s first strategic director for Digital Well being and Care.
The transfer was introduced in an inner workers e mail seen by Digital Well being Information.
Prof Rosser, who has been at UHB since 1996, will depart UHB on the finish of the 12 months to take up the function, which is able to hyperlink collectively public sector digital, expertise and information programmes throughout the area.
Based on the e-mail, “Dave will look at a spread of interventions that may make a distinction to the lifetime of residents and workers; from how cell expertise can help individuals to ebook providers on-line, via to how organisations share information to help enhancements in care.
“Our ambition is to create a joined-up method to how the general public sector higher makes use of expertise and assist generate extra inward funding into public sector programmes sooner or later.”
Below Prof Rosser UHB was one of many first NHS trusts to digitise at scale and use information insights gained to systematically tackle variations in scientific efficiency and outcomes.
The belief deployed a number of items of expertise, together with a set of digital affected person engagement instruments final 12 months in a partnership with DrDoctor.