22 November 2014 16:12


Special reports

The roll-out of blood tracking across the NHS has been slow, but it is gathering pace. Meantime, trusts are finding other uses for real-time location services, Jennifer Trueland discovers.
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NHS Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit and NHS Arden CSU have announced plans for a merger.
The National Information Board’s plans to establish “kitemarking” for healthcare applications have been cautiously welcomed by the app development community, but more details are needed.
NHS England has issued a £1 billion tender for a single provider of primary care support services.
NHS England has issued a £1 billion tender for a single provider of primary care support services.
NHS England has published the latest surgery outcomes data for ten specialties and will release information on three more soon as part of a push for greater transparency around clinical performance.
Leading privacy watchdog Big Brother Watch has called for tougher penalties for breaches of the Data Protection Act, arguing that present legislation is not enough of a deterrent.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with its Epic electronic patient record system as part of a £200m IT overhaul.
A week and a half after its launch, Epic is “starting to deliver some real benefits” to Cambridge University Hospitals - but the implementation has not been without teething problems.
Key systems will provide the “electronic glue” that will enable different parts of the health service to work together, according to NHS England’s Five Year Forward View.
NHS England has published the latest surgery outcomes data for ten specialties and will release information on three more soon as part of a push for greater transparency around clinical performance.
The National Information Board’s plans to establish “kitemarking” for healthcare applications have been cautiously welcomed by the app development community, but more details are needed.
Leading privacy watchdog Big Brother Watch has called for tougher penalties for breaches of the Data Protection Act, arguing that present legislation is not enough of a deterrent.
The National Information Board has issued its much delayed IT strategy - ‘Personalised Health and Care 2020’ – which ties NHS IT more closely into health service policy, financial and regulatory frameworks.
NHS England has issued a £1 billion tender for a single provider of primary care support services.
Key systems will provide the “electronic glue” that will enable different parts of the health service to work together, according to NHS England’s Five Year Forward View.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with its Epic electronic patient record system as part of a £200m IT overhaul.
A week and a half after its launch, Epic is “starting to deliver some real benefits” to Cambridge University Hospitals - but the implementation has not been without teething problems.

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