E-Health Insider’s industry news round up for the week ending 30 November, featuring supplier news, events, and awards.

Supplier News

Three wins takes JAC to the 100 customer mark

The recent contract signings of the North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust and the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, has resulted in JAC passing the 100th customer contract mark. These recent contracts followed the summer signing of the States of Guernsey for JAC’s fully integrated E-Prescribing and Medicine Administration system as part of the EPR solution being delivered by TrakHealth.

British Computer Society Offers Bursaries For 2008 Health Informatics Conference

NHS and social care sector staff attending theBritish Computer Society (BCS) Healthcare Computing event, in Harrogate next April, could have their expenses covered. The BCS’ health informatics forum is offering bursaries to applicants passionate about the long term role of digital technology in healthcare, to mark the 25th anniversary of the international conference. The bursary covers UK travel, conference fees, and overnight accommodation.


E-Health Insider’s Healthcare IT Careers Forum – TODAY (Friday 30th)

Healthcare IT specialists and IT professionals considering a move into the health sector will have an unrivalled opportunity to meet prospective employers at the Healthcare IT Careers Forum, organised by E-Health Insider. The forum is being held today from 10am to 7pm at the Hotel Russell, Russell Square, London. Register for free at http://www.healthcareersforum.com/.

IBM Healthcare 2015: Driving Innovation through Collaboration Webinar – 5 December 2007

Healthcare 2015: Driving Innovation through Collaboration – An Interactive Panel Discussion, is the next event in IBM’s Healthcare 2015 web seminar series – scheduled for December 5, 2007. You are invited to join a panel of provider, health plan and pharmaceutical leaders to discuss the importance and challenges of collaboration across the healthcare and life sciences industries. In particular, these leaders will address your questions on four topic areas where collaboration is key. Register here.


Tano Rebora appointed as VP Sales and Marketing, as McKesson

McKesson UK, part of McKesson Corporation, has announced the appointment of Tano Rebora as VP Sales and Marketing of McKesson UK. In his new position, Tano will be responsible for driving the continually expanding portfolio of McKesson solutions into the healthcare market. His work will further enforce McKesson’s continued reputation as a preferred supplier across 90% of NHS organisations, as it continues to grow as an integral provider of IT solutions and services within the NHS and wider UK healthcare sector.


Joe Fernandez