Eminent boss for register project

Fiona BoothHealthcode has appointed Fiona Booth, former chief executive of the Association of Independent Healthcare Organisations (AIHO), to help transform technology use in independent hospitals.

She will oversee the launch and development of the Private Practice Register (PPR) [see ‘September sign-up: Transformation’] and consult with hospital groups and industry representatives to ensure the programme meets their needs.

Ms Booth said she was excited about PPR’s potential to redefine the administration of practising privileges, procedure credentialing and adverse incident recording.

She said it directly addressed the challenge of governance and demonstrated how seriously everyone in the sector took patient safety.