Information and Technology for Better Care: Supporting Health and Care Organisations with Technology, Data and Information


The NHS Digital Strategy has five parts. The fourth part focuses on supporting health and care organisations with ‘technology, data and information’. In the strategy it is noted that technology can be used to reduce the funding gap. The HSCIC (now NHS Digital) will support organisations to make use of technology and make expertise available to support organisations with issues such as interoperability. They will develop enabling technology, work with digital champions and establish an innovation centre amongst other actions.

What is the ‘Information and Technology for Better Care’ Paper?

NHS Digital (formerly known as The Health and Social Care Information Centre) published a 5 year strategy in 2015 titled ‘Information and Technology for Better Care’. This document covers a number of areas.

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