Another view: of funding GP workload

A review of the funding formula for GPs may be on the way. Neil Paul has been pulling together data that suggests it must look at the impact of aging on their workload.

9 February 2016
1

Feature

John Newton: Interview

The National Information Board is charged with putting “data and technology safely to work for patients, service users, citizens and the professionals who serve them”. Its interim chair speaks to Digital Health News editor Rebecca McBeth.

1 February 2016
1

Tracking down kidney failure: Western Sussex develops AKI alerts

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been developing acute kidney injury alerts for Patientrack, and is now planning a big expansion of its use of IT. Lyn Whitfield went to visit.

28 January 2016

Feature

Information and record sharing across healthcare communities : The sharing economy

Fiona Barr hears about the growing sophistication of information and record sharing models, and about some of the different systems that are being put through their paces by vanguards and pioneers....

27 January 2016

Special report article

Interview: George Freeman

The life sciences minister’s vision is that “every patient is a research patient”. For that to happen, he tells Digital Health news editor Rebecca McBeth the whole health and care system must be digitised.

25 January 2016

Data and analysis for commissioning : Seek and treat

Central initiatives, from the plans in the ‘Five Year Forward View’ to clinical commissioning group scorecards, are driving the use of data and analysis in healthcare....

20 January 2016

Special report article

Guest column: Bitcoin technology and the NHS

Gareth Baxendale, the head of technology for the NIHR Clinical Research Network, asks: can Bitcoin’s block chain technology revolutionise electronic patient records?

20 January 2016
1

Feature

Hull of a job: Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals’ EPR deployment, six months on

Martyn Smith, the director of IT and innovation at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, and his colleague Neil Proudlove talk frankly to Lyn Whitfield about what they got right and wrong when they implemented Lorenzo.

18 January 2016
3

Feature

Good data: with Ben Goldacre

Doctor and science writer Ben Goldacre would like a fund to support the development of NHS data tools and argues that a new open prescribing platform illustrates the benefits that can be achieved. Rebecca McBeth reports.

14 January 2016
1

Feature

Another view: of federation and the IT to make it work

GP Neil Paul opens 2016 by considering some of the challenges of federation and finding the IT to support practices that want to achieve economies of scale without merging.

12 January 2016
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