Elderly and vulnerable kept connected during Covid-19 via specialist tech
Over 3,000 elderly and vulnerable people have been connected to their families during Covid-19 via specially adapted tablets.
Alcidion launches ‘smart clinical asset’ in the UK
Australian health tech company Alcidion has launched a ‘smart clinical assest’ in the UK which it hopes will help the NHS.
NHS seeks supplier to continue Palantir’s work on Covid-19 data store
The platform is currently run by Palantir, which in July had it’s contract extended four months. The procurement process for suppliers began on 1 September.
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Government looks to digital ‘ID cards’ to enable easier access to services
Number 10 revealed on Tuesday it plans to “update existing laws on identity checking to enable digital identity to be used as widely as possible”.
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Movers and Shakers news roundup
Our September edition of Movers and Shakers features appointments at Leeds Academic Health Partnership and Health Education England.
Allscripts and Microsoft extend partnership for another five years
Allscripts and Microsoft have extended their partnership for another five years with the aim of expanding the development of cloud-based solutions.
HEE calls on NHS digital leaders to help shape future workforce
Health Education England (HEE) is looking for ten CCIOS, CIOs, CNIOs and digital leaders to take part in a informatics forecasting exercise.
Avoiding the bungee cord ‘bounce back’ for the health and care system
With many healthtech solutions being delivered within weeks during coronavirus, Indi Singh, looks into how the bungee cord “bounce back” could be avoided.
NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG deploys prescribing decision technology
A newly merged clinical commissioning group (CCG) as signed a new agreement which will see prescribing decision technology deployed.
Covid-19 tracing tool to be built into phones, Apple and Google announce
The new exposure notification system will replace the need for users to install contact-tracing apps developed by public health bodies.
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