Programme materials

A suggested reading list associated with the Digital Health Leadership Programme contents has been curated and is openly available below.

Module 1 – Essentials of Health Systems

Article – A framework for assessing the performance of health systems
Murray, C., Frenk, J.,(2000), Bulletin of The World Health Organization, 78(6), p717 – 731  

Document – United Kingdom HiT
European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (2015). Note: At minimum: read the executive summary and pages 70-74

Module 2: Implementing Transformational Change

Policy Paper – The future of healthcare: our vision for digital, data and technology in health and care
Gov.uk (2018)

Article – Developing an implementation strategy for a digital health intervention: an example in routine healthcare
Ross, J., Stevenson, F., Dack, C. et al. (2018) BMC Health Serv Res 18, 794

Module 3: Health Information Systems and Technologies

Article – The Impact of eHealth on the Quality and Safety of Health Care: A Systematic Overview
Black, A.D., Car, J., Pagliari, C., Anandan, C., Cresswell, K., et al. (2011) PLOS Medicine

Article – Resist, comply or workaround? An examination of different facets of user engagement with information systems
Ferneley, E.H., Sobreperez, P., (2006) European Journal of Information Systems

Module 4: User-Centered Design and Citizen-Driven Informatics

Website – Patient Centered Participatory Design
Lee, J.

Article – Democratization of Health Care
Tang, P.C., Smith, M.D. (2016) JAMA, 316(16):1663-1664.

Module 5: Decision Support, Knowledge Management and Actionable Data Analytics

Article – Defining and improving data quality in medical registries: a literature review, case study, and generic framework
Arts, D.G.T., de Keizer, N.F., Scheffer, G-J., (2002) JAMA, 9(6): 600-611.

Module 6: Leadership and Transformational Change

Article – Flapjack or jackboot? Reflections on leadership styles for the COVID-19 pandemic
Dalton, D., (2020) BMJ Leader, 4(3): 99-100.

Website – A new era of digital leadership
NHS Providers.

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