23 December 2014 05:11

Industry view

There is no way to stop it, patients have a thirst to be engaged and will drive the health service to use their data for good, regardless of what policymakers do or say, writes the UK general manager at MedeAnalytics.
22 December 2014

EHI interview: Phil Smith

Industry view: Shane Tickell

Industry view: John Culkin

Profile: Frederik Brabant

Industry view: Shane Tickell

Special reports

Trusts pursuing a paperless or paper-lite agenda are adding electronic document management strategies to their electronic patient record plans. Paul Curran reports.
20 November 2014

Special report: workforce management

Special report: blood and asset tracking

Special report: voice recognition

Special report: business intelligence / big data

Special report: systems integration/portals


Dr Paul Upton from Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust was this year’s winner of the ‘CCIO award for clinical informatics leadership’. Claire Read finds out how he has turned a job for a former medical director into a transformative role.
17 December 2014


Joe McDonald’s festive column could also be called “my Christmas tree has a train in it.” Or “this year the gingerbread helipad is go.” But it’s all about healthcare IT, really.
11 December 2014


Confidentiality can’t just be toggled on and off, because it goes to the heart of the doctor/patient relationship. Paul Hodgkin argues modern IT systems need to reflect that.
9 December 2014

Health CIO profile: Peter Russell

EHI Awards 2014: Rising star


EHI Awards 2014: Blithe spirit

EHI interview: Richard Corbridge


Health CIO profile: Lisa Franklin

EHI tweets

@EHealthInsider Northumbria issues framework tender t.co/fUY2rgsJWo
4 hours 38 minutes ago

@EHealthInsider @epic what is it like to work with the new IT records at Addenbrokes ?
8 hours 12 minutes ago

#Care.data review raises questions, reports EHealthInsider - t.co/MtwTvpCEUt
13 hours 11 minutes ago


Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has released a framework tender for a range of clinical systems that it says could be worth up to £200 million.
23 December 2014

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has received government funding for a pilot study using data modelling to improve the early management of traumatic brain injuries.
19 December 2014

Servelec Group has acquired social care software provider Corelogic in a £23.5m deal to help it move towards offering a fully integrated IT solution to health and social care.
15 December 2014

Santa spreads virtual cheer to hospitals

12 December 2014

Digital health start-ups spin wheels

12 December 2014

Open source framework needed - CIO

28 November 2014

Three trusts back openMaxims CIC

27 November 2014

ACS accepts £725m private equity bid

25 November 2014

New Staffs trust extends System C use

24 November 2014

App kitemarking welcomed; but needs work

20 November 2014

Cerner firsts for St George's

17 November 2014

Third of tech fund 2 bids open source

6 November 2014

Liverpool Women’s rises to top of CDMI

4 November 2014

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News in brief
Tunstall works on carers' portal

Tunstall Healthcare is developing an integrated health and care platform to support informal, or unpaid, carers who look after older and vulnerable people. The iCarer project is talking to carers to identify what they need to help them with their daily lives. The aim is to develop a personalised e-learning and communication platform and to give people access to a support network of experts and formal carers. The system will also incorporate Tunstall's lifestyle monitoring services, ADLife.

18 December 2014

Ipswich puts documents in Varonis cloud store

Ipswich Hospital is using a system called DatAnywhere from Varonis to securely store documents that staff need to access on an ad hoc basis. An immediate benefit is that the trust has cut the cost of printing board papers and minutes, because board members can instantly access the documents through the system. It has also enabled the trust to share large files securely with third parties.

18 December 2014

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