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NY death investigated for links to London Ambulance IT crash

An investigation will determined whether IT problems at the London Ambulance Service contributed to the death in the early hours of...

9 Jan 2017

London Ambulance IT down for five hours on NYD

Ambulance dispatchers in the capital were reduced to using pen and paper on one of the busiest nights of the year....

3 Jan 2017

London trust criticised for not using EPR

Whipps Cross University Hospital has had a electronic patient record for years but many staff are still using paper....

22 Dec 2016

Billion-pound framework released for Health IT

A billion-pound framework aimed at improving health IT has gone live, with a score of trusts lining up to procure new kit....

15 Dec 2016

£300 million needed for London NHS digital investment - STPs

The five London 'STP footprints' want at least £300 million to digitally transform health and social care. But NHS national leaders...

17 Nov 2016

GP video consultation to be rolled out next year

GPs across Greater London and surrounding counties will be provided with access to video consultations software, with hopes it will...

4 Nov 2016

STPs released with big digital price tag

Two STP footprints have been released and both are asking for serious cash from government for digital transformation projects....

24 Oct 2016

Chelsea and Westminster picks Cerner, and Jarrold as CIO

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is switching to Cerner, and creating a single shared electronic patient record...

6 Oct 2016

Mobile and app news in brief

This month’s app round up covers an ambulance service making an innovative use of apps, alongside a company hoping to give everyone...

23 Sep 2016

eRedbook linked up to screening data

Parents in London are being invited to register to use the eRedbook personal child health record....

28 Jun 2016

St George’s deploys Cerner in Neonatal, a first for the UK

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will become the first in United Kingdom and Ireland to deploy Cerner in its neonatal...

21 Jun 2016

Coordinate My Care integrates care plans into Emis Web

Urgent care plans for thousands of London’s most vulnerable patients care are now just a click away for almost 1,000 of their GPs....

1 Jun 2016

London develops Health and Care Information Exchange

Health and social care organisations across the capital are working to develop a London Health and Care Information Exchange....

4 May 2016

DigitalHealth .London to work with SMEs

A programme launched in London today aims to bring together clinicians with healthcare providers, entrepreneurs and industry to speed...

10 Feb 2016

London NHS devolution deal signed

Chancellor George Osborne and health secretary Jeremy Hunt have signed a health devolution deal for the NHS in London, that follows...

15 Dec 2015

Final score: NPfIT in mental health and community services

As the National Programme for IT in the NHS drew to a close in London and the South, Rebecca McBeth assessed its impact on mental health...

23 Nov 2015

End of NPfIT drives change in MH systems

Eighteen community and mental health trusts in London and the South have switched electronic patient record systems following the end...

23 Nov 2015

FinIT: the end of NPfIT in London and the South

Cerner Millennium trusts had to be out of the BT data centre by the end of last month. With the exit of the final trust just two weeks...

19 Nov 2015

London to roll-out eRedbook

A handful of London trusts are about to start trialling the eRedbook child health record, ahead of a capital-wide roll-out....

1 Sep 2015

St George's first with the NEWS

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust is piloting the use of vital signs monitoring equipment that integrates with its Cerner Millennium...

7 Aug 2015

Two down, three to go

Trusts in London and the South are set to be off their National Programme for IT contracts by October. Now suppliers are looking north;...

8 Jun 2015

Cerner trusts stick with system

Ten of the 15 NHS trusts in London and the South that received Cerner Millennium under the National Programme for IT have chosen to...

8 Jun 2015

Lewisham Hospital live with Cerner

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust has gone live with Cerner Millennium at its University Hospital Lewisham site....

2 Jun 2015

London off NPfIT Cerner contract

London’s trusts running the Cerner Millennium electronic patient record have all signed new deals to replace their nationally funded...

7 Apr 2015

London information exchange on way

A pan-London information exchange is being developed to connect local data-sharing projects and establish common standards, as part...

26 Mar 2015

Tower Hamlets leads on mental health

NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group is taking the lead on a new £2.4 million digital mental health service covering the...

2 Mar 2015

London air ambulance launches app

London’s Air Ambulance charity has launched a new mobile app to transmit incident information more rapidly and reduce dispatch times...

25 Feb 2015

RiO 30 on track and open to NME trusts

Community and mental health trusts in London and the South appear on track to meet an October deadline to replace their RiO electronic...

28 Jan 2015

Homerton starts £2.7m Cerner enhancement

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has started system testing on a £2.7m enhancement programme for its Cerner Millennium...

3 Nov 2014

London should be digital health pioneer

London should lead the digital health revolution and create an ‘Institute for Digital Health’, according to a report by the London...

16 Oct 2014

London pioneer sites host data challenge

The Waltham Forest, East London and City integrated care pioneer site is hosting a data challenge to demonstrate the benefits of a...

2 Sep 2014

London mental health web service planned

The London Health Board is planning to establish an open access digital mental health service to help Londoners with untreated mental...

27 Aug 2014

London trusts on track for PACS exit

London trusts are exiting their national digital imaging contracts on schedule, a bulletin from the Health and Social Care Information...

20 Aug 2014

NHS SBS issues six year, £1.25bn tender

NHS Shared Business Services has issued a tender for a new clinical information systems framework worth up to £1.25 billion over six...

6 Aug 2014

Emis casts Web into South

Emis has won two Southern contracts for Emis Web, as the refresh of the mental health and community market triggered by the approaching...

5 Aug 2014

London trusts given PACS data support

London trusts due to exit picture archiving and communications systems contracts set up under the National Programme for IT may benefit...

31 Jan 2014

Christmas IT crash at London Ambulance

Staff at London Ambulance Service NHS Trust recorded emergency calls on paper on Christmas Day when its call management system went...

14 Jan 2014

Trusts get RiO upgrade

BT is upgrading community and mental health organisations in London and the south of England to Release 2 of electronic patient record...

25 Sep 2013

Latest wave of PACS/RIS refresh detailed

Eighteen trusts in England are planning to exit their picture and archiving communications systems contracts at the end of June 2014,...

19 Sep 2013

Lewisham sets out Cerner plans

Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust plans to go-live with Cerner Millennium in September next year, according to a report to the board detailing...

16 Sep 2013

EHI interview: Alan McDermott and Jane Barnacle

EHI readers often hear what NHS England’s director of patients and information Tim Kelsey has to say, but he also has a team of four...

12 Sep 2013

Rising star: Tawanda Maposa

Tawanda Maposa is a psychiatric nurse working as an IT manager in a commissioning support unit; two jobs that are not as different...

2 Sep 2013

St George's gets Google mapped

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust has worked with Google to publish an interactive indoor hospital map....

7 Aug 2013

London framework winners announced

The winners of a massive London framework contract for an electronic patient record system, portal and hosting have been announced....

1 Jul 2013

Ealing signs PAS deal ahead of merger

Ealing Hospital NHS Trust has signed the contract for its Silverlink patient administration system ahead of its merger with North West...

24 Jun 2013

London MIG pilot links TPP and Emis info

The first exchange of clinical information between TPP’s SystmOne and Emis Web is being piloted in London next month....

29 May 2013

Ten suppliers on £300m framework

Ten suppliers are on a new framework worth up to £300m to supply clinical information systems to 30 community and mental health trusts...

27 Mar 2013

Three suppliers win London EPR tender

Cerner, InterSystems and Epic have been shortlisted for a patient administration system and electronic patient record framework contract...

5 Mar 2013

£80m IT services tender issued

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has issued an IT services tender worth £50 - £80m over five years....

21 Feb 2013

RiO trusts tender gets 33 responses

Thirty-three organisations have responded to a collaborative tender for clinical information systems that is being run by 30 community...

3 Aug 2012

Myhealthlondon puts GPs on the map

GP compare site Myhealthlondon has published a map showing which GP practices are offering online services such as patient access to...

25 Jul 2012

London and South RiO trusts go to tender

Thirty community and mental health trusts in London and the South have released a collaborative tender worth up to £300m to prepare...

26 Jun 2012

London gets 18 expressions of interest

Eighteen organisations have expressed an interest in the massive London patient administration system and electronic patient record...

31 May 2012

Cerner site talks 'too slow' for Taunton

Southern trusts live with Cerner Millennium are looking at a collaborative tender for an electronic patient record system, but slow...

24 Apr 2012

London not a done deal for Cerner

The nine London trusts involved in a massive, collaborative IT tender could each decide to go with a different supplier, it has been...

14 Mar 2012

Cerner expects London trusts to stick

Cerner has said it expects most of the London trusts involved in a massive PAS and EPR tender to stick with Millennium....

12 Mar 2012

London trusts set ambitious EPR deadline

The nine London trusts undertaking a massive collaborative tender for patient administration systems and electronic patient record...

20 Feb 2012

Massive London PAS and EPR tender issued

A tender notice worth up to £400m has been issued for PAS and EPR systems for nine London acute trusts, in what EHI believes is the...

15 Feb 2012

Homerton extends deal with Cerner

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has signed a new contract directly with Cerner for its Millennium electronic patient...

27 Jan 2012

myhealthlondon GP compare site launched

A new website showing performance and patient satisfaction levels at London’s GP practices is being launched today....

8 Dec 2011

London MH trust completes Ascribe move

The Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has completed an upgrade to Ascribe’s latest mental health and community care...

16 Nov 2011

Imperial to build on order comms go-live

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has confirmed that it plans to implement Cerner Millennium’s patient administration...

29 Sep 2011

London Cerner costs now put at £31m

The average cost of Cerner Millennium in London rose to £31m in the latest deal with BT as part of the National Programme for IT in...

3 Aug 2011

Kevin Jarrold to lead IT at Imperial

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has appointed Kevin Jarrold as its new chief information officer....

27 Jun 2011

BT's London and South deals defended

NHS chief executive Sir David Nicholson has insisted that the revised local service provider deals with BT for London and the South...

24 May 2011

NAO says NPfIT is not value for money

The National Audit Office has issued a coruscating report on the delivery of integrated care records by the National Programme for...

18 May 2011

NAO condemns NPfIT contracts

The NAO’s analysis of the deals done and redone for the different regions of the national programme in England tell a tale of diminishing...

17 May 2011

New body will lead NHS IT

The Department of Health has confirmed that a new body will support NHS informatics in England, while London has set up its own IT...

5 May 2011

London MH trusts collaborate on RiO

Mental health trusts in London have agreed to work together to develop and share the cost of procuring a new version of CSE Healthcare’s...

14 Apr 2011

Westminster shares info with Vision 360

INPS has announced that NHS Westminster is to use its Vision 360 system to share information with out-of-hours and unscheduled care...

9 Mar 2011

TPP makes advance on London

The vast majority of GP practices in NHS Hounslow are to move to TPP’s SystmOne, the company has announced....

2 Mar 2011

ISoft7 complete five year deal

The seven 'out of cluster' trusts in London and the South of England that signed a deal with iSoft and CSC ahead of the National Programme...

21 Feb 2011

ISoft7 reach £25m agreement

The iSoft7 appear to have reached a deal with NHS Connecting for Health, CSC and iSoft to keep their iPM software running from CSC's...

23 Dec 2010

ISoft7 seek alternative provider

The seven “out of cluster” trusts in London and the South of England that signed a deal with CSC and iSoft ahead of the National Programme...

20 Dec 2010

Imperial completes trust-wide IMS PAS

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has completed the roll out of its IMS Maxims patient administration system across all of its...

2 Dec 2010

Barts to link cardiology EPR to Cerner

Barts and The London NHS Trust has signed a deal with HD Clinical to replace its cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery systems with...

27 Sep 2010

London completes move to RiO 5.4

All 36 of the community and mental health trusts in London that opted to take the RiO electronic patient record have been upgraded...

19 Aug 2010

DH gives go ahead to Cerner upgrades

The Department of Health has given the go ahead to a Cerner upgrade across London and the South of England that had stalled over concerns...

16 Jul 2010

BT completes deals for 25 RiO sites

BT has finalised the contracts for the 25 RiO sites across the South of England that formed part of the extended contract that it signed...

7 Jul 2010

Cundy: SCR suspension 'means nothing'

Dr Paul Cundy has said that the Department of Health’s statement about the suspension of the Summary Care Record in areas where its...

30 Apr 2010

SCR roll-out suspended

The Department of Health has suspended the roll-out of the Summary Care Record in the five strategic health authorities where accelerated...

16 Apr 2010

CSC misses March Morecambe Bay deadline

CSC's future in the £12.7 billion NHS IT programme is in doubt after it failed to hit a critical end of March deadline to install Lorenzo...

1 Apr 2010

ISoft 7 to extend contracts

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31 Mar 2010

St George’s gets Cerner for Easter

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust has gone live with Cerner Millennium, the strategic electronic patient record system provided by London's...

29 Mar 2010

London SCR roll out complete in a year

NHS London is aiming to create Summary Care Records for 100% of the people living in the capital that want one by March 2011....

9 Feb 2010

RiO to be integrated with EMIS and INPS

Community and mental health system supplier CSE Healthcare Systems has announced that its RiO system is to be integrated with the primary...

25 Jan 2010

Newham plans next steps with Cerner

Newham University Hospital NHS Trust says it is planning to use its Cerner Millennium system to deliver integrated patient care pathways....

25 Jan 2010

Kingston to go-live on 30 November

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust plans to go live with Cerner Millennium on 30 November, in what has become a critical milestone for the...

18 Nov 2009

London SCR roll out announced

The Department of Health has announced that the Summary Care Record is to be rolled out across London from this week....

16 Nov 2009

PMO Mananger

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5 Oct 2009

IT Trainer x 2

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1 Oct 2009

St George’s wants Cerner for Xmas

St George’s Hospital NHS Trust in South-West London has taken a strategic decision to try and begin using Cerner Millennium by Christmas....

14 Sep 2009

London PCTs pilot polysystem IT

Two London primary care trusts have been chosen to work on a pilot project looking at interoperability in polyclinics....

30 Jul 2009

Epsom and St Helier rejects Cerner

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust has decided to remain one of the ‘iSoft7’, rejecting the option of switching to...

23 Jul 2009

Lord Darzi quits government

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14 Jul 2009

Docs call for clinical review of NPfIT

The British Medical Association's annual representative meeting has called for a clinically led review of the National Programme for...

3 Jul 2009

World wide EMIS Web

EMIS is not backward about coming forward with its next generation system, EMIS Web. Fiona Barr reports....

30 Jun 2009

HealthSpace expansion plans shelved

The Department of Health has shelved plans for a massive expansion of its personal health record project, HealthSpace....

16 Jun 2009

Money, money, money

The theme of this year’s NHS Confederation conference was money; or rather the coming lack of it. Lyn Whitfield reports....

15 Jun 2009

Reboot 12.6.2009

This week's installment of E-Health Insider’s look at the lighter side of life in healthcare technology....

11 Jun 2009

Tories promise transparent procurement

Shadow health minister Stephen O’Brien has called more localised and transparent procurement in the NHS and an end to Labour’s “obsession...

9 Jun 2009

Reboot 4.6.2009

This week's installment of E-Health Insider’s look at the lighter side of life in healthcare technology....

4 Jun 2009

Patient told no electronic record, no care

A North London Mental health trust has said that any patients who refuse to have their data entered onto electronic patient records...

2 Jun 2009

Million tune in for Twitter surgery

Channel Four has run a series of live surgery operations where viewers could directly question the surgeon live via microblogging site...

29 May 2009

Permanente way

Kaiser Permanente is making rapid progress with electronic health records. Jon Hoeksma reports....

28 May 2009

Cerner UK announces redundancies

Cerner has announced a round of redundancies of UK staff, based on the sharply reduced number of implementations it now expects to...

19 May 2009

Insider View: Jon Hoeksma

Has the bar been dropped so low that the NHS IT programme is now guaranteed to succeed? Asks Jon Hoeksma....

14 May 2009

RiO upgrades suspended in London

Moves to upgrade NHS organisations in London to the latest NHS Spine-connected version of the RiO community and mental health system...

14 May 2009

BT Global Services takes £1.5bn hit

BT has said it will cut another 15,000 jobs this year, equivalent to 10% of its UK workforce, and reported an annual loss of £134m....

14 May 2009

Second Life for Imperial College students

Students at Imperial College London are now able to practice diagnosing and treating patients in a virtual world on Second Life....

13 May 2009

Pharmacists want to offer biometric ID

Community pharmacists are lobbying to take part in the government’s national identity card scheme by offering a biometric identity...

6 May 2009

Conferenced in

The future of the national programme was the key topic at HC2009. Sarah Bruce reports....

1 May 2009

Reboot 23.4.2009

This week's installment of E-Health Insider’s look at the lighter side of life in healthcare technology....

23 Apr 2009

Cerner embraces Wikinomics

US healthcare IT giant Cerner is getting set to embrace user innovation. Jeff Townsend, the man behind the initiative, spoke to Jon...

21 Apr 2009

Reboot 16.4.2009

This week's installment of E-Health Insider’s look at the lighter side of life in healthcare technology....

16 Apr 2009

Government 'remains confident' in NPfIT

The Department of Health has said that it “remains confident in the potential of both Cerner’s Millennium and iSoft’s Lorenzo to work...

15 Apr 2009

CfH on the brink of new deals with CSC and BT

NHS Connecting for Health is on the brink of signing new renegotiated deals with its two main remaining contractors, Computer Sciences...

14 Apr 2009

BT takes over Cerner sites in the south

BT, the local service provider for London, is to take over responsibility for supporting hospitals in the south of England running...

2 Apr 2009

College highlights poor PACS image sharing

Picture Archiving and Communication Systems are largely successful in individual hospitals but communication between systems in different...

30 Mar 2009

LAS system crashes again

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25 Mar 2009

Mid Staffs death rates - poor care not poor data

A trust that tried to blame high death rates on inadequate systems for recording patient data is to be condemned for “appalling” standards...

17 Mar 2009

NHS boss puts programme tender on table

NHS chief executive David Nicholson told MPs on Wednesday that the Department of Health is going to tender for alternatives to the...

12 Mar 2009

Next London Cerner go-live delayed until Autumn

The next deployment of Cerner Millennium in London will not occur until the autumn; more than a year after the last go-live in the...

12 Mar 2009

Insider view: Jon Hoeksma

A shake-up at the top of NHS IT will see power shift from NHS Connecting for Health to Whitehall, says E-Health Insider editor Jon...

5 Mar 2009

Reboot 5.3.2009

This week's installment of E-Health Insider’s look at the lighter side of life in healthcare technology....

5 Mar 2009

NHS Pathways go national

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23 Feb 2009

Watch this HealthSpace

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17 Feb 2009

Reboot 12.2.09

E-Health Insider’s look at the lighter side of life in healthcare technology....

12 Feb 2009

Follow my leader

In the latest feature from NHS Connecting for Health, Dr Raj Kumar and Dr Andrew Coley discuss the NHS Clinical Leaders Network....

12 Feb 2009

NHSmail on track for London

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12 Feb 2009

Cerner gets green light in London

NHS London and the NHS London Programme for IT have given the green light to further Cerner deployments in the capital....

11 Feb 2009

Reboot 5.2.2009

Hello and welcome to reboot, E-Health Insider’s look at the lighter side of life in healthcare technology....

5 Feb 2009

Insider view: Jon Hoeksma

E-Health Insider’s editor says the Public Accounts Committee’s latest report shows its time to take some tough decisions about NPfIT....

29 Jan 2009

Making a Detailed Care Record a reality

Tony Megaw, head of primary care IT for NHS Yorkshire and the Humber, tells Fiona Barr how a primary care Detailed Care Record has...

26 Jan 2009

ContactPoint goes live

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26 Jan 2009

Worthing may dump Cerner Millennium

Worthing and Southlands Hospitals NHS Trust may ditch its brand new Cerner Millennium system in favour of a 20-year old legacy patient...

26 Jan 2009

Probe into lost appointment bookings at Barts

More than 400 patients have had to wait more than 13 weeks, after details of 2,000 telephone bookings were left unprocesed on a spreadsheet....

26 Jan 2009

Airwave on tube but few ambulances

The Airwave radio network has been rolled out on the London Underground and has been presented as a step forward for the troubled digital...

16 Jan 2009

Fast followers to lead SCR roll out

Seventeen primary care trusts are due to begin implementing the Summary Care Record before 1 April as part of a ‘fast follower’ group...

13 Jan 2009

Quiz of the Year

How did you do in our holiday quiz?...

5 Jan 2009

That was the year in primary care IT

Say goodbye to 2008 with E-Health Insider’s Primary Care’s news review....

29 Dec 2008

That was the year that was...

Say goodbye to 2008 with E-Health Insider’s news review....

28 Dec 2008

SCR integrated into Adastra

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15 Dec 2008

NHS boss says IT programme at 'pivot point'

David Nicholson has said the National Programme for IT in the NHS is at a 'pivot position' and that the DH would not tolerate continued...

12 Dec 2008

Insider view: Jon Hoeksma

E-Health Insider editor Jon Hoeksma on the Operating Framework and the future of the National Programme....

10 Dec 2008

Perfect vision for health informatics

Representatives of international and regional e-health advocacy groups are meeting this week to agree plans for building “capacity”...

10 Dec 2008

Its name is RiO

The latest column from NHS Connecting for Health outlines the benefits of the RiO electronic care records system to London....

3 Dec 2008

Royal Free says Cerner creates duplicate x-ray risk

Patients at the Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust are potentially at risk of having duplicate x-rays ordered and receiving double exposure,...

27 Nov 2008

Rescue plan for Royal Free

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21 Nov 2008

BT to axe 10,000 jobs

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13 Nov 2008

Vision 4 looks further off

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13 Nov 2008

Lorenzo officially launched

Lorenzo, the future strategic care records software promised to three-fifths of the English NHS has officially launched internationally...

12 Nov 2008

Soft launch of Lorenzo at Morecambe Bay

A limited soft launch of the much anticipated Lorenzo electronic patient record has taken place at Furness General Hospital....

6 Nov 2008

Healthcare Interoperability: read all about it

Almost 400 delegates attended E-Health Insider’s event in Birmingham at an interesting time for NHS IT. Lyn Whitfield reports....

5 Nov 2008

Royal Free says £7.2m deficit due to Cerner

The Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust has reported a £7.2 m deficit due mainly to problems with the Cerner Millennium Care Records System....

5 Nov 2008

Connelly promises clarity by year end

Christine Connelly, the new chief information officer for health, has denied reports that the National Programme for IT in the NHS...

3 Nov 2008

Personal view: Derek Hodgson

Derek Hodgson, head of telecommunications for the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, takes on 08 numbers....

29 Oct 2008

Political row over NPfIT: London on hold

A political row has broken out over the National Programme for IT in the NHS, following press reports that it has "ground to a halt."...

28 Oct 2008

Philips and King’s College to collaborate

Philips and King's College London have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on research into heart disease over the...

28 Oct 2008

Sunquest to buy Anglia Healthcare Systems

US laboratory systems firm, Sunquest Information Systems Inc, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire UK firm Anglia Healthcare...

27 Oct 2008

Child immunisation software 'creating risks'

The interim child health system in London is creating risks to the effective running of the childhood immunisation programme, according...

14 Oct 2008

Great Ideas

Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust’s Shanaz Sohal and Jo Murfett discuss its blood tracking pilot....

9 Oct 2008

DH invests £11m in dental IT training

The DH has announced it will give an extra £11m to ten of the 11 dental teaching hospitals in England, to help fund IT systems that...

9 Oct 2008

PCTs increase Choose and Book incentives

A London PCT is to pay its GPs £3.50 for every referral made under Choose and Book as trusts step up their efforts to improve take–up...

7 Oct 2008

View data

That’s consent for the SCR sorted; now for SUS. Fiona Barr reports....

30 Sep 2008

Philips to lead ‘euHeart’ project

Royal Philips Electronics is to lead a pan-European project to develop advanced computer modelling to enable highly personalised diagnosis...

25 Aug 2008

New leaders for NHS IT

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7 Aug 2008

GPs shape the future of health IT

In the latest column from NHS Connecting for Health, Peter Short, one of the agency’s national clinical leads for GPs, discusses some...

17 Jul 2008

Swindells says Darzi 50 per cent about information

Matthew Swindells has said that the NHS Informatics Review sets an unprecedented information challenge....

15 Jul 2008

E-Health Insider award winner blazes trail for NHS

Homerton University NHS Foundation Trust won the 2007 BT e-Health Insider award for Excellence in Health Information Management....

3 Jul 2008

CRS leads to cancer care delays at Barts

The implementation of a new NHS Care Records System has led to patients requiring urgent cancer care not being seen within the government’s...

27 Jun 2008

Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare Professionals conference

Julie Tindale, NHS CFH national clinical lead for midwifery, and Barbara Stuttle, national clinical lead for nursing, outline their...

11 Jun 2008

Primary care following Fujitsu

Following the exit of Fujitsu from the NHS IT programme in the South of England, Fiona Barr explores what the implications are for...

3 Jun 2008

No easy answers after Fujitsu

The NHS IT programme faces further delays and difficult decisions on what it does next after firing Fujitsu. Jon Hoeksma reports....

29 May 2008

NAO says care records service delayed until 2015

According to the National Audit Office NPfIT is unlikely to be completed before 2015....

16 May 2008

Suppliers set out vision for ASCC

EHI spoke to a number of ASCC lot 2 suppliers to see what they hope to achieve from the new framework. Joe Fernandez reports....

15 May 2008

60 Second Interview: Hashim Reza

Joe Fernandez quizzes Hashim Reza, clinical director for Bromley Mental Health Services and mental health clinical lead for NHS London...

1 May 2008

Newcastle chooses Pittsburgh for EHR

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has partnered with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre to deploy electronic...

29 Apr 2008

Doctors go public with Millennium concerns

Two doctors using the Cerner Millennium went public last night to voice serious concerns about the system....

21 Feb 2008

Microsoft gets serious about health

Dr Bill Crounse, MD, Microsoft’s senior worldwide director of health, tells E-Health Insider’s Jon Hoeksma, that health is Microsoft’s...

7 Feb 2008

German doctors say no to centrally stored patient records

Recent reports about incidents of data loss in the British healthcare system have alarmed medical doctors in other European countries....

16 Jan 2008

60 Second Interview: Dr Paul O’Reilly

Joe Fernandez quizzes Dr Paul O’Reilly, a GP Partner at the Doctor Hickey Surgery in London....

15 Jan 2008

A year in review: LSPs in 2007

EHI Editor Jon Hoeksma, provides a look back at 2007 from the perspective of the NHS IT programme’s local service providers: Fujitsu,...

3 Jan 2008

Opposition calls for rethink on data storage

The debate over healthcare data security took a political turn as the opposition called on the government to change its plans for central...

24 Dec 2007

Cheers and tears at BT e-Health Insider Awards

Joe Fernandez speaks to the lucky six winners from the red carpet....

8 Nov 2007

Winners announced in BT e-Health Insider Awards

Awards for some of the UK?s most outstanding health IT projects and people were announced at the gala BT e-Health Awards ceremony in...

8 Nov 2007

Data Management: migration

For the IT manager in charge of getting data out of a legacy system and into a new PAS, the challenge can be daunting....

11 Oct 2007

PACS - worth the hype?

'Your doctor will never look at you in the same way again' - Joe Fernandez asks one radiologist at St Peter's Hospital Chertsey what...

5 Oct 2007

IT underpins development of NHS Direct

NHS Direct is banking on new technology to help deliver better services and cope with record levels of demand, Joe Fernandez reports....

20 Sep 2007

Barnet and Chase Farm: two months on

Two months after Barnet and Chase Farm went live with Millennium E-Health Insider reports on how the trust working through teething...

12 Sep 2007

CfH benefits bigger than problems

The new NHS computer system is fraught with problems but offers huge benefits if clinicians play a greater role in its creation, says...

22 Aug 2007

Barnet and Chase Farm switch on Cerner

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust has become the first London hospital to go live with Cerner Millennium as part of the multi-billion...

15 Aug 2007

PCTs juggle choice and strategy

The GP Systems of Choice initiative will be finalised this month leaving PCTs to guide practices up the maturity model to an integrated...

7 Aug 2007

Choose and Book's new champion

A system that has managed to book 4.4m hospital appointments for patients in England must be doing something right. So argues the newly-appointed...

24 Jul 2007

It's all about access

David Baker, MD of Clinical Solutions, tells Jon Hoeksma, that his company's strategy is based on providing the means to access to...

17 Jul 2007

BT's big mission

In an exclusive interview BT Health's managing director Patrick O'Connell updates EHI's Jon Hoeksma how BT is progressing on its three...

27 Jun 2007

An independent view

Professor Tricia Greenhalgh is conducting an independent evaluation of the Summary Care Record. She explains why the work is so important....

22 May 2007

An independent view

Professor Tricia Greenhalgh is conducting an independent evaluation of the Summary Care Record. She explains why the work is so important....

22 May 2007

Mayday sees PACS benefits

Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust was one of the first sites in London to get BT's Philips PACS system in London. EHI's Joe Fernandez visited...

4 May 2007

Mayday sees PACS benefits

Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust was one of the first sites in London to get BT's Philips PACS system in London. EHI's Joe Fernandez visited...

23 Apr 2007

Maternity delivery delays

Maternity systems form a core part of Local Service Providers' contracts under the NHS IT programme, but delivery has been painfully...

16 Mar 2007

Microsoft's NHS Common User Interface unveiled

Microsoft UK has revealed the first fruits of its four year £40 million collaboration with Connecting for Health to develop a Common...

13 Mar 2007

Host busters

Most general practices still haven't moved onto hosted systems. Fiona Barr looks at why, and what is being done to increase uptake....

23 Jan 2007

System failure

How much did the recent case of Penny Campbell, who died after speaking to eight out-of-hours doctors, have to do with how clinical...

7 Nov 2006

A torrid few months

iSoft chairman, John Weston talks to E-Health Insider...

6 Oct 2006

A torrid few months

iSoft chairman John Weston talks to E-Health Insider about the company's new start following some difficult months....

6 Oct 2006

Getting the message

Tim Benson of HL7 UK explains how clinical document architecture, a 'human readable' version of the healthcare language, will operate....

6 Oct 2006

Metal medicine

E-Health Insider looks at the continuing work into robotics in healthcare being carried out by Imperial College, London....

2 Oct 2006

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23 Jun 2006

Press gang

Have long-running allegations of media bias against the National Programme for IT any basis in fact? IT journalist Michael Cross gives...

23 Jun 2006

Press gang

Have long-running allegations of media bias against the National Programme for IT any basis in fact? IT journalist Michael Cross gives...

23 Jun 2006

Meet the suppliers: in4tek

E-Health Insider Primary Care talks to CEO Tom Nawojczyk about the progress and motivation of health and social care software provider...

13 Jun 2006

BT's CEO backs NHS IT boss

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15 May 2006

Review: Plundering the Public Sector

Michael Cross reviews David Craig's latest book which concentrates on the role of consultants in the National Programme for IT....

4 May 2006

Choice? What choice?

Over a year since the announcement of GP system choice, many practices still only have one package to choose from. Fiona Barr investigates....

16 Mar 2006

First for Carecast

UCLH is the first in the capital to have IDX's CareCast up and running. E-Health Insider finds out how the newly-built hospital is...

2 Mar 2006

Not so secure

Fiona Barr explains the background to the recent controversy over confidentiality in the personal demographics service....

7 Feb 2006

Robot revolution

Colin Jervis, director of Kinetic Consulting, looks at how robots are being used on wards and in operating theatres in both the UK...

12 Jan 2006

Choice without C&B

The patient choice agenda is going ahead despite delays in rollout of electronic bookings over Choose and Book, E-Health Insider reports....

2 Jan 2006

Training on the go

Dr Neil Bacon, founder of Doctors.net.uk, on the benefits of online training and how a programme funded by the HPA helped GPs on his...

13 Dec 2005

Adapt or perish

Barbara Stuttle, NHS Connecting for Heath's community nursing lead, speaks to EHI Primary Care about the urgent need for the profession...

1 Nov 2005

Communicating in a crisis

Christopher Small, Director for Public Sector, Telewest Business, argues that the NHS must have robust networks in place to deal with...

26 Oct 2005

New London RID appointed

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31 Aug 2005

Understanding e-learning

Dr Wassila Mehanna, e-learning consultant at Teknical, takes an academic perspective on the history and potential of the technology....

18 Aug 2005

Red rose rising

EHI Primary Care talks to Lancashire Care NHS Trust, the first mental health trust in England to receive a PAS system from Connecting...

19 Jul 2005

Reboot for South

E-Health Insider Editor Jon Hoeksma examines the significance of the decision to replace IDX as the clinical systems provider for the...

2 Jun 2005

Awards gallery

Photos of the winners and speakers at last week's E-Health Innovation Awards ceremony in London, organised by E-Health Insider and...

26 Apr 2005

Visiting partner

E-Health Insider speaks to Joseph Ternullo, assistant director of Partners HealthCare in the US, about why telemedicine could be the...

23 Mar 2005

Visiting partner

E-Health Insider speaks to Joseph Ternullo, assistant director of Partners HealthCare in the US, about why telemedicine could the answer...

23 Mar 2005

Brought to book

GP Mark Davies, clinical lead for the National Programme for IT's Choose and Book programme, argues the case for Choose and Book and...

17 Mar 2005

UCLH goes live

UCLH is the first to go live with Carecast from IDX; what can other trusts learn from the experience? E-Health Insider speaks to chief...

10 Mar 2005

GPs get a voice

New efforts are to be made by the NPfIT to engage GPs. E-Health Insider Primary Care talks to Dr Gillian Braunold, joint GP clinical...

22 Feb 2005

Converge and win

Convergence between medical devices and IT systems is an obvious area for adding value in healthcare. Where do we look for best results?...

15 Feb 2005

Words get around

Blogging is one of the success stories of the internet. E-Health Insider looks at NHS staff who blog and also how blogs are used within...

6 Jan 2005

Keeping an eye on ID

Identifying patients to access their records can be a big problem for A&E staff and paramedics. So why not use biometric scanning,...

27 Oct 2004

Why Brunel would back NPfIT

Alright you anoraks, what do you know about engineering? I don't mean plugging in the odd bit of extra RAM. I mean real engineering....

5 Aug 2004

Shortlisted LSPs Notified

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6 Aug 2003

Joining Up Is Hard To

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23 Apr 2003

Joining Up Is Hard To Do

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23 Apr 2003

NHS Plus Network Launched

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20 Nov 2001