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GS1 demonstrator sites announced

Six NHS hospital trusts have been named as demonstrator sites for the use of GS1 standards and will share £12 million in funding from...

Published: 27 Jan 2016

Can the NHS bank on IT for productivity gains?

NHS England is bidding for billions of IT investment to improve NHS productivity. A McKinsey presentation shows that if it succeeds,...

Published: 10 Nov 2015

NHS IT needs £8 billion - McKinsey

Exclusive: The NHS needs to spend an additional £7.2 billion to £8.3 billion on digital technology over the next five years in order...

Published: 10 Nov 2015

Health tech news round-up

Go-lives of an e-observations system and an inventory management system lead Digital Health's' weekly catch-up on healthcare IT news....

Published: 9 Oct 2015

Bryant puts paperless future on CCGs

Clinical commissioning groups have overall responsibility for delivering a paperless NHS by 2020 and will manage any funding made available...

Published: 3 Sep 2015

Wirral prescribes Cerner for IT boost

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s implementation of the Cerner Millennium electronic prescribing system will...

Published: 9 Feb 2015

DH issues strategy for e-procurement

The NHS has been told to adopt international standards for identifying goods and purchasing them electronically, as part of the government’s...

Published: 12 May 2014

Surrey barcodes and tracks records

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has created a bespoke case notes tracking system and barcoded 60,000 records in...

Published: 3 Dec 2012

NHS adopts GS1 standards

Close to 100% of NHS organisations have adopted GS1 standards for coding supplies into the NHS....

Published: 29 Nov 2012

Raising the barcode

The NHS has been told to implement barcoded wristbands by 2014. Daloni Carlisle asks why – and what the potential benefits will be....

Published: 22 Mar 2012
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