Bitesize course / Introduction to digital transformation

Explore what digital technology is and how it can transform healthcare services

6 hours Intermediate
6 CPD hours Free to NHS

This course is FREE to NHS staff. In partnership with NHS England, the HFMA are providing this course free of charge to all NHS staff. To see the options to access this course for free, please click here. If you are not a member of NHS staff and wish to purchase this course, please click the 'purchase' button in this banner.

HFMA bitesize course, Innovation and improvement


This course looks at the concept of digital transformation, digital technologies and the benefits of implementing successful change. It also explores how by focussing on value, patients and the wider NHS can benefit from digital transformation.

This course is suitable for clinical and medical staff, finance staff, and staff new to the NHS.


  • The challenges facing the NHS
  • Digital transformation: the context and meaning in the NHS 
  • The key types of digital healthcare technologies
  • Benefits
  • Features of effective implementation.
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