With all of our CQC regulated members rated as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ and Livi becoming the first online GP provider to be rated ‘Outstanding’ overall, we’re working to demonstrate our members’ commitment to patient safety and set the standard for digital healthcare. This was a key topic in last week’s member session when we discussed… Read More Are digital services putting patient safety at risk?
For digital providers, the consultation on the CQC’s new strategy is an opportunity to highlight how the regulatory process could, and should, be making better use of what digital services can offer. As a collective voice of 17 digital health providers, we responded with our thoughts on how the new strategy could help meet the… Read More Influencing the future of healthcare regulation
Last week, the Care Quality Commission published its annual state of care report. Among the usual rhetoric of “the NHS is improving but there’s still a lot we need to get right,” it was interesting to see how much they have focussed on digital care and how much CQC can be used as a lever to ensuring that everyone… Read More A digital (state of care) mind
Commenting in Digital Health News on the CQC’s Annual State of Care report, which highlights ‘great benefits’ of technology, the DHC’s Director, Graham Kendall, said: “Digital care, working hand-in-hand with face-to-face provision, is an increasingly important part of solving access to care. “Digital consultations can take the pressure off hard pressed emergency departments that are… Read More CQC highlights barriers preventing adoption of technology in NHS
Following work with the CQC and NHS Digital, this set of standards has been created and collated for the Care Quality Commission (CQC) by a group of asynchronous Online Primary Care Providers. It sets out standards for identity verification for use by asynchronous online primary care providers. The paper includes contributions from: Health Bridge Ltd… Read More Identity Checking Standards
Earlier today, the DHC issued its response to the new CQC Standard DCB3051 Identity Verification and Authentication Standard for Digital Health and Care Services.