With giving the best treatment to a patient increasingly depending on the contributions of a range of health and social care professionals across a broad geography, the need for shared access to records is becoming ever-more pressing. So, almost two years since the five first-wave LHCRE sites were selected, what was the impact on the shared records and is there a recipe for success? Maja Dragovic investigates.
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At University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, the replacement of an PACS setup was an opportunity to drive much greater integration between imaging and the electronic patient record.
In her latest column, for Digital Health, our CIO of the Year, Mandy Griffin, explores how her customer service experience has helped in her NHS role.
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Learning and training are critical to the effective deployment and adoption of EPR and other major IT systems. This paper outlines how content creation and in-app learning tool uPerform helps NHS organisations to optimise their investment in IT.
NHS Digital’s Rob Shaw, talks about the importance of good cyber hygiene to help fight data breaches and security risks in the NHS.
Patients at the community trust who receive care at home will be able to view the credentials of visiting healthcare professionals.
Data analytics is now hitting the headlines with NHS organisations adopting futuristic command centres and patient-centric apps. But where is the NHS at with healthcare analytics – and what are the challenges ahead? Vivienne Raper reports.
AI and Analytics
GDPR throughout the UK creates need for safer, encrypted data within hospitals. The Royal Orthopeadic Hospital sought a secure, wall mounted charging cabinet to roll out throughout the hospital wards for their GDPR compliant Surface Pro deployment.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has long been promoted as a tool which could transform the way clinicians work in the NHS. However there is an awareness that the space between the promise and the reality is often large. Kim Thomas reports on the realities and myths surrounding AI in healthcare.
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Since introducing Vitals e-obs software, Barnsley Hospital has seen immediate improvements in recognising and treating sepsis, and is now among the best performers. Length of stay in ICU for patients who contract sepsis has been cut by 1.5 days.