Predict the Future by Creating It
Welcome to futurehealthit.com the blog that helps you to create the future of healthcare now.
I am Colin Jervis, and I help healthcare and other public and private sector organisations to gain maximum value from their investments in ICT.
As well as having worked in Marketing and Management Consultancy in the UK private sector, I have led two major Electronic Patient Record (EPR) programmes in the UK National Health Service (NHS). That may, in part at least, account for the loss of hair!
My first EPR programme was in 1991 at St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, where Sir Alexander Fleming discovered the bacteria killing properties of the penicillium mould. In the NHS at that time the idea of a shared, electronic patient-record was about as attractive to most people as a pile of dirty Petri dishes. How things have changed!
I led a second programme at the Royal Berkshire and Battle Hospitals in Reading, UK as part of a major change and rebuilding programme. The ideas coming out of it were used by the developing National Programme for IT (NPfIT)--now part of NHS Connecting for Health reputedly the world's biggest IT project.
I am looking forward to giving my creative and fanciful streak a bit more latitude than I feel able to on the Kinetic Consulting website which will tell you about my company's work in healthcare and Connecting for Health (NHS CFH).