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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...

Published: 9 Feb 2016

Enter the CCG: on the snail at the backdoor

John Lockley worries that the NHS is going down the line of centralised, expensive ‘solutions’ to cybercrime, when what it needs is...

Published: 3 Feb 2016

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...

Published: 28 Jan 2016

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...

Published: 20 Jan 2016

NHS England ad wants "outstanding" CI&TO

NHS England has published an advert for a ‘chief information and technology officer’ to replace its director of patients and information,...

Published: 13 Jan 2016

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...

Published: 12 Jan 2016

Medical apps: new guidance released

Guidance on how to commission, develop and acquire medical apps in the UK has been developed by the Digital Health and Care Alliance....

Published: 11 Jan 2016

Enter the CCG: on what NHS IT can learn from Google

GP John Lockley points out that people use Google because it works; while they use NHS software because they have to or are ‘incentivised’...

Published: 5 Jan 2016

Most read and commented, 2015

Digital Health News readers had a “what the flipping heck” moment in March, judging by the fact that ‘Emis and TPP sign data sharing...

Published: 29 Dec 2015

Healthcare IT appointments in brief

The last appointments round-up of 2015 has news of change at the very top of the Department of Health, at the controversial

Published: 23 Dec 2015
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