Digital Health News reporter Laura Stevens goes to Bournemouth to try her hand at (virtual reality) surgery. She learns she shouldn’t give up the day job; but those people who are cut out to be surgeons may well train this way in future.
Clatterbridge Cancer Centre went live with a Meditech EPR in May, becoming the first trust to implement the oncology module. Laura Stevens went to see how it went, and to hear about the trust’s plans for the new year.
While big trusts grab headlines for big-bang EPRs, Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been quietly getting on with a best of breed strategy, delivered through an app built by its own IT team. Ben Heather went to have a look.
With the publication of the Wachter Review, Dr John Lockley has been thinking about what secondary care could learn from primary care’s experience of digitisation. This month: what gets clinicians engaged.
Case Studies & White Papers
NHS leaders have never been more enthusiastic about open APIs and their potential to break down silos. However, connecting IT systems isn’t quite as simple as handing over the keys, as EMIS Health’s Chief Medical Officer Shaun O’Hanlon explains.
Introducing new systems, technology and ways of working can be fraught with uncertainty. Imprivata’s benefits realisation study is a process run before a major implementation to make sure it will deliver the benefits required.