of annual patients visit A&E when they could have been treated by non-emergency services.
The Department of Health believes it can save £2.7 billion through a number of 'easy-win digital channel improvements'.
The Department of Health believes £7 billion is wasted every year due to fraud and error.
of system migrations fail to deliver the intended results.
The NHS collects and stores vast quantities of data that help its departments and applications function. This data is often held in departmental silos which poses a challenge when performing data dependent projects, such as system migrations. Outsourcing data migration projects can become costly and time consuming, whereas internally run projects can often struggle to succeed without the correct level of expertise.
NHS Trusts should utilise ‘user-friendly’ migration technology in order to support successful integration of legacy applications, removing data silos and creating operational efficiencies. In addition the ability to provide an audit roadmap of every milestone delivered in a data migration project both by internal and external resource.