2020 has seen the digital health landscape rapidly change in a matter of months, so what has this meant for interoperability in healthcare? Jennifer Trueland investigates.
The last seven months has seen the world deal with a number of rapid changes as Covid-19 spread across the globe, with one of the biggest changes being a switch to remote working as the default. In light of this, Jennifer Trueland investigates whether demand for vendor neutral archives (VNA) has increased across the NHS.
Get an exclusive insight into what more than 40 electronic prescribing and medication administration (ePMA) key stakeholders, including CCIOs, CNIOs and lead pharmacists, discussed and concluded at the 2019 OPENeP Community day.
Clinical Software 1
Video conferencing in healthcare has become more prevalent than ever in 2020. But for Visionable this is just the beginning of what video-based collaboration can achieve. The NHS technology partner is helping to deliver equitable access to services for patients. It is helping health and care organisations to redesign services, pathways, and workflow.
County Durham and Darlington NHS FT increases network visibility to better detect, diagnose, resolve and report on risks
Read how the Trust deployed an Assurance Dashboard solution to streamline cyber security processes, including NHSD CareCERT compliance and DSPT submissions.
Chris Scarisbrick is in no doubt that artificial intelligence is here to stay and that it can transform the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare. But he also argues that if it is truly to make a difference, procurement processes will need to be changed and vendors closely involved.
AI and Analytics
Faced with the prospect of spiralling support costs on legacy equipment paired with an increasing need for a more reliable data platform, leaders at Western Sussex Hospitals looked to Nutanix for a solution.
The idea of the NHS offering more options for remote consultation and more care outside hospitals is far from a new one. But with Covid it’s taken on a real urgency and led to new demand for vendors working in the sphere. In the first of our Industry Spotlight series, Claire Read speaks to Jonathan Patrick of Consultant Connect about the practicalities of a vendor managing this explosion in interest – and what comes next.
After making a complex rapid access clinic entirely paper-free, leaders at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust are now exploring other areas in which its electronic document management system could make a difference – including the management of Covid-19.
Clinical Software 2
This Case Study outlines how South Doc Services (SDS) and SDSmyhealthcare launched two new services for Care Homes in their region to help deal with the increasing demand being faced by Primary Care organisations and GP practices, which has been especially highlighted during Covid-19.