NHS England chief digital officer to join video GP consultation provider LIVI

NHS England chief digital officer Juliet Bauer is becoming a member of video GP consultation provider LIVI, which launched within the UK final October after signing partnerships with two NHS GP federations.

The announcement follows the publication this week of the NHS long-term plan that outlined key milestones for the digital transformation of the well being service in England.

Bauer was appointed as NHS England director of digital expertise in 2016, taking on the position of first chief digital officer the next yr to oversee a portfolio of digital providers. 

Bauer will now join LIVI in April and take up a “global product role”, in accordance to the corporate.

LIVI, launched in Sweden in 2015, is named Kry within the Nordic markets. Since October, greater than 13,000 sufferers have reportedly signed up to use the service via its partnership with the NHS NICS GP Federation.

In a press release, Bauer stated:

“I am delighted to be joining LIVI at such an exciting time for digital health. Technology has the power to deliver a step-change in clinical care and patient experience. I am looking forward to helping LIVI expand their outstanding service to deliver on the NHS’ long term plan, as well as supporting their growth globally”.

The Health Service Journal [paywall] has reported that Tara Donnelly, CEO of the Health Innovation Network, will change Bauer on an interim foundation ranging from 4 February.

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