Bernard Quinn (no relation) is the programme director for NHS improvement and in this article he explains how the regulator is looking into ways hospitals can improve their patient journeys.

Technology can be very healthy for hospitals and the kind Bernard references in this article can be paid for within several months of implementation, impacting the experiences of millions of people.

It is all about better orchestration of existing resources. Nurses and Doctors train to care for patients, not to spend time as administrators chasing porters, beds and transport. Healthy hospitals are looking at ways to do more with their existing resources, but it isn't about cost. That's a happy side product of a better experience for patients and staff.

Here in 2016 - we really need to look at this.