Two North West trusts have acquired Sectra’s PACS and VNA, with a view to more easily sharing diagnostic data between their organisations.
This month’s apps round-up covers technology giant Google making more waves in the digital health market, an app that aims to help emergency services staff reach patients quickly, and one health technology company winning awards in the West Midlands.
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Innovate UK supports Atlas Genetics project to adopt its io rapid diagnostic platform into UK sexual health clinics through a £2m grant.
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust has signed with Allscripts in a multi-million pound electronic patient record (EPR) deal.
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The Information Commissioner’s Office has reminded NHS staff about the serious consequences of prying into patients’ medical records without a valid reason, after a ‘nosy’ Essex midwifery assistant was fined.
Cyber Security 16
The go-live of Civica’s Paris child health information system in Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has been delayed by four months.
NHS Digital has signed a new agreement with Microsoft, which includes patches for all its current Windows devices operating XP.
Cyber Security 3
Trustedoctor launches world-wide allowing cancer patients to find and be treated by the very best cancer doctors in their field.
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A London learning difficulty support has become the first organisation to pilot an app allowing its staff to share vital data about the people they support.
Cybersecurity round-up includes British computer expert Marcus Hutchins being released on bail and success of a Lancashire trust’s cyber campaign.