Bolton NHS Foundation Trust has signed with Allscripts in a multi-million pound electronic patient record (EPR) deal.
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US clinical information systems suppliers Allscripts is to buy McKesson’s US hospital information systems business in a £142m ($185) deal.
Today’s Health IT news covers an Allscripts deployment in Manchester, a patient controlled records in Papworth and nurses fined for breaching privacy.
Record venture capital funds were raised for digital health companies in 2016, according to a new report.
The Midlands trust has picked the Allscripts system as part £32 million ‘digital trust’ programme.
The southern trust has delayed implementation of its patient administration system, amid concerns about disruption to care.
Sir David Dalton has called for a radical shake-up in the way that NHS IT is bought and deployed in a health select committee report that warns the NHS is facing a “colossal” financial challenge.
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with Allscripts Sunrise electronic patient record, deploying it across five sites.
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has set a go-live date for its deployment of Allscripts Sunrise; and created a Twitter hashtag on which people can follow its progress.
Colin Sweeney and Clive Stringer worked for 20 and 35 years respectively in IT at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. They share their top tips for implementing electronic patient record systems.