The company, which will become part of Clanwilliam’s NHS division, provides predictive analytics technology to every GP practice in Wales to help doctors predict when specific patients are at risk of developing chronic diseases.
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The number of women who may have had their lives shortened due to an IT error affecting the breast cancer screening programme is now estimated to be ‘fewer than 75’ rather than the initially-cited 270.
The record will see some GP records being made available to clinicians within the A&E departments of the four local hospital trusts – St Peter’s, Royal Surrey, Epsom and East Surrey.
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The paid-for service allows users to book video appointments with doctors 24/7 to obtain medical advice, manage and order prescriptions online.
Appointed in 2012, Hunt as been a high profile figure in the media for his role in changing the junior doctors contract though he has pushed for better improvements to technology within the NHS.
This week, Digital Health News speaks to Rachael Robins, who is an interim CNIO at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and is the first CNIO to be appointed in Wales.
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PhotoSAF Sharing has been designed to give doctors the ability to take high quality images and share them quickly with specialists.
This month’s mobile health and apps news in brief features the launch of the UK’s very first domestic violence app, which has been designed to provide help and support for victims.
Outpatients will be able to download an app to check-in for appointments via their mobile phone upon arrival and will also be given access to a virtual map to help them find their way around the new outpatient department.
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Professor Peter Sasieni, a cancer screening and prevention researcher at King’s College London, has claimed the error could date back to early as 2005 after studying data from the screening programme between 2004 and 2017.