Entries by Phil Barrett

A change is coming, let’s make it open

It’s encouraging to see Matthew Gould, the CEO of the newly formed NHSX is spending time at   the clinical frontline before he formally starts in his post in July.  After reading Matthew Gould’s most recent blog, it’s clear his time so far with care professionals is helping inform his views; recognising that health IT is […]

Our work with the Discovery Data Service team

Ripple Foundation is partnering with the Discovery Data Service (DDS) and driving success for the NHS by transforming digital healthcare and contributing to the interoperability agenda.  The cultural fit of working collaboratively with open source solutions has allowed the development and delivery of innovative solutions. The DDS uses a publish and subscribe model. Subscribers are health […]

Introducing Helm to the Health Secretary

It was a great pleasure to meet the Health Secretary on his recent visit to Leeds after launching his new “tech vision” for the health service. I met Matt Hancock MP at the ODI in the centre of Leeds on Friday 19 October 2018 and talked him through our development for Helm – an open […]

Introducing PulseTile

Ripple Foundation is proud to introduce PulseTile – transforming usability with a clinically led UX/UI framework to support 21st Century care. Ripple Foundation is aiming for PulseTile to be one of the most useful UX/UI frameworks in healthcare.  PulseTile is the user interface that sits within the showcase stack that Ripple Foundation is promoting as […]

Healthcare Driven by Open Source Software

We want to encourage debate and discussion about Open Source and will repost and attribute articles whenever we can.  We would also like to encourage guest bloggers and commentators.   The article below has been co written by Source Code Control Limited and Protecode. Our thanks go to Martin Callinan for bringing it to our attention. […]

Change story number 3: Story of Now

The word ‘opportunity’ is defined as ‘a time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something’ which help to introduce our story of now. As one of 25 Integration Pioneers, we have been given the opportunity to blaze the trail for change and new ways of working to support Health and Social care. […]

Change story number 2: Story of Us

Integration Pioneers in the 21st Century There is a widely held view that 21st century care is under pressure, in a state of near-crisis in many places (ref #NHSwinter) where the burden of disease and the limitations of current health and social care systems are becoming ever more apparent.  We know that at the frontline, […]