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OpenEHR has been a slow burn, but Ewan Davis believes some recent developments mean it’s about to take off in a big way.
27 April 2015

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Joe McDonald is forever coming across new ways to prove his identity and thinks it is about time that the NHS got into the same business.
22 April 2015

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Political parties keep promising patients online access to their medical records. EHI News editor Rebecca McBeth assesses progress in the latest feature on the coalition’s big healthcare IT promises.
22 April 2015



A consortium of 38 trusts in London and the South has saved £110m by moving to individual contracts with electronic patient record suppliers.
Two RiO trusts in London and the south have chosen to move to new electronic patient record system suppliers before the end of their national contracts this October.
Clinicians at a central London trust threatened to throw their tablet computers into a canal before confidence was built in adopting mobile working, an electronic patient record clinical lead has said.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust has reached the top of EHI's Clinical Digital Maturity Index following the roll-out of e-prescribing across all directorates.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre has confirmed that Accenture is its nominated preferred supplier for the NHSmail service.
A consortium of 38 trusts in London and the South has saved £110m by moving to individual contracts with electronic patient record suppliers.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre has confirmed that Accenture is its nominated preferred supplier for the NHSmail service.
The UK launch of an open source vendor neutral archive is a “key piece of the jigsaw puzzle” to create an open digital health ecosystem, NHS England’s head of open source has said.
The Department of Health has confirmed that the transition to a new electronic staff record system for the NHS in England and Wales will begin in June this year as part of a phased rollout to conclude in November.
A consortium of 38 trusts in London and the South has saved £110m by moving to individual contracts with electronic patient record suppliers.
Clinicians at a central London trust threatened to throw their tablet computers into a canal before confidence was built in adopting mobile working, an electronic patient record clinical lead has said.
NHS Choices plans to become an aggregator platform for a more integrated system of NHS services, its head of business development has said.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust has reached the top of EHI's Clinical Digital Maturity Index following the roll-out of e-prescribing across all directorates.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre has confirmed that Accenture is its nominated preferred supplier for the NHSmail service.
A consortium of 38 trusts in London and the South has saved £110m by moving to individual contracts with electronic patient record suppliers.
The potential for smartphone apps and wearable devices to have an effect on health outcomes has come under question in an article published by the BMJ.
The Liberal Democrats have promised to open up access to GPs by phone and Skype in their manifesto, and to pay for this using a £250 million 'digital revolution' fund.
NHS England has finally revealed the successful projects from the second round of its technology fund, nearly a year after it first opened for applications.
News in brief
East Sussex tracks paper records with 6PM

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is implementing 6PM’s iFIT health records tracking solution, supported by passive radio frequency identification tags. A statement from 6PM says iFIT is an appropriate precursor to launching the trust’s scanning and electronic document management programme to move towards electronic records.

“This investment is required to meet efficiency savings, improve storage of the records and meet health and safety and information governance compliance,” it says.

27 April 2015




Bristol latest Datix customer

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust has become the latest to use Datix softare for incidents, complaints and risk management. It has also bought the company's dashboards, safety alerts and Care Quality Commission modules to support reporting to the regulator. Previously, the trust was collecting most of this information manually, using spreadsheets. The new system should be less time consuming, and will deliver data faster.

22 April 2015


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