IT ‘to move out of back office’ - Easton
The NHS information strategy, which is due out this month, will attempt to create a “mature adult relationship” between central direction and local action, a conference was told yesterday.
Somerset plans 4,000 telehealth users
NHS Somerset is planning to monitor the symptoms of 4,000 people living with long-term conditions over the next three years, using technology from Safe Patient Systems.
GP prescribing ‘could be improved by IT’
Better use of computer systems in general practice could reduce errors in GP prescribing, which are currently found in one in 20 prescriptions, a major study has recommended.
DH publishes child health requirements
The Department of Health has set out the information requirements for child health information systems in the new NHS.
ACS goes Fabric shopping
Advanced Computer Software Group has made another acquisition, buying Fabric Technologies for £4.6m in cash.
HPA systems to spot Olympic bugs
The Health Protection Agency has launched two new systems to help it spot new and emerging infections ahead of this summer’s Olympic games.
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