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The Business of Healthcare Podcast with Tara Humphrey

Nov 9, 2022

216 The Role of the Digital Transformation Lead 

Welcome to episode 216 of The Business of Healthcare Podcast.  This week I am talking about The Role of the Digital Transformation Lead and how the role can work within your Primary Care Network. 

At THC Primary Care we have published four blogs also on this topic – please see the links below to head straight to them should you wish. 


This week on the Business of Healthcare Podcast 

  • The importance of the Digital Transformation Lead Role and how it can benefit your PCN for the better 
  • What is the difference between the Digital and Transformation Lead & a Primary Care Network Manger? 
  • How are the roles funded? 
  • What is this new role supposed to do? 


Mentions in the episode 

Blog – Do we need a Digital and Transformation Lead 

Blog – Creating your Primary Care Network Digital Transformation Lead Job Description 

Blog - Quality Improvement tools for Primary Care Network Digital and Transformation Leads

Blog - Can the PCN Manager also be the Digital and Transformation Lead and what would the JD look like?


You may also find these resources helpful 

Blog – The Role of the Primary Care Network Administrator 

YouTube – A Diary of a PCN Manager 

Blog – The Role of a Network Lead 



Work with me 


I’m Tara Humphrey and I’m the founder of THC Primary Care, a leading healthcare consultancy. I provide project and network management to Primary Care Networks and consulting support to clinical leads. To date, I’ve worked with 11 Training Hubs and supported 50 Primary Care Networks and 3 GP Federations.  I understand and appreciate the complexity of healthcare and what it takes to deliver projects across multiple practices. 


I have over 20 years of project management and business development experience across the private and public sector and have an MBA in Leadership and Management in Healthcare. I’m also published in the London Journal of Primary Care and the author of over 250 Blogs 


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