iPLATO launches myGP
iPLATO Healthcare has launched myGP web, which has been developed specifically to work on all tablet and smartphones. The system is available to every practice through iPLATO Patient Care Messaging with the goal of increasing patient engagement and access to GP services. It can provide patients with real-time information on out-of-hours GP services and walk-in centres.
Hospedia teams up on disability solutions
Hospedia has worked with AbleNet Inc and Lifetool Solutions to integrate their disability solutions with the Hospedia patient entertainment platform. This enables patients with severe disabilities to control and access the Hospedia Patient Centred Care Platform via the Ablenet TrackerPRO and the LIFEtool Solutions IntegraMouse. The TrackerPro is a plug-and-play, high-resolution intelligent camera that emulates a mouse using the movements from a small dot placed on a person’s forehead. With IntegraMouse Plus, patients can operate the Hospedia Bedside Terminal solely by mouth.
Siemens launches syngo.via Frontier
Siemens Healthcare has launched syngo.via Frontier, for CT clinical imaging research. The system provides direct access to new research prototypes, delivers the means for individual prototype development and enables users to obtain access to an international online community and share experiences with fellow researchers. This paves the way for hospitals and research facilities in the UK to evaluate a greater number of new CT techniques and contribute to international scientific discussion. It can also be used for the development and testing of MR prototypes.
Alan Fowles Joins Nuance
Alan Fowles has joined Nuance as senior vice president Healthcare International Sales and Operations taking direct responsibility for all Europe Middle East and Africa client-facing functions. Fowles was previously at IMDsoft where he was SVP and managing director with a particular focus on leading the sales division for the EMEA and North America regions. Prior to this, Fowles was Cerner’s VP and MD for EMEA.
Dell appoints new chief medical officer
Dell Services has appointed Nick van Terheyden, former chief medical information officer of Nuance Communications, as Delll Healthcare and Live Sciences chief medical officer. He will be responsible for providing strategic insight to help Dell advance its support of healthcare organisations. “Dr. van Terheyden’s unique combination of medical experience, business strategy and creativity make him the perfect addition to Dell.” Sid Nair, vice president and global general manager, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Dell Services.