It might be one of the biggest civil IT projects on the planet, but the Department of Health appears to be having problems finding someone willing to lead it.
Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust is to deploy a new 18-week wait, data warehouse and patient level costing system from Ardentia, in a bid to meet targets and monitor costs. The trust will use Ardentia’s Pathway Manager in order to meet national 18-week reporting requirements and manage patient pathways from initial GP referral to acute […]
US health insurer WellPoint Inc is developing a system that will use its 35m member database to monitor and more quickly identify potential safety problems of approved medicines. Launching in mid-2009, the new system is expected to be capable of continually monitoring its 35m member database and identifying increases in health problems among members taking […]
Worthing and Southlands Hospitals NHS trust is continuing to experience problems of data quality and generating statutory reports seven months after going live with a new Care Records System (CRS) supplied by Cerner and installed by Fujitsu. Worthing Hospital initially experienced ‘inflated’ waiting lists and problems with data quality following its switch to Cerner Millennium […]
NHS Choices, the health information website, has partnered with UK online centres to help people without IT access or web surfing skills to view online health information. More than 300 UK online centres will form a network of NHS Choices Community Champions, led by a flagship centre in each region. Over the next 12 months, […]