Kent trusts still using HSS RIS
Four Kent trusts experiencing problems with a new radiology information system from GE Healthcare are continuing to use a lookup version of their legacy HSS RIS.
National PACS Programme broke even
The programme to deliver picture and archiving communications systems to hospitals in England has saved almost as much money as it cost, with benefits coming from faster turn-around times and the near-elimination of film and chemicals.
Eleven trusts get PACS
A consortium of 11 trusts in Cheshire & Merseyside has installed a new picture and archiving communication system from Carestream on a five-year contract.
Cheshire and Merseyside implements RIS
A consortium of 11 trusts in Cheshire and Merseyside has implemented a radiology information system from HSS, on a five-year contract.
Coventry and Warwickshire invest in VNA
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust has signed a five-year contract with Visbion for a vendor neutral archive, which will store images and scanned patient notes.
All-Wales PACS roll-out gathers pace
The roll-out of the all-Wales Picture Archiving and Communications System is picking up pace, with two health boards now live with the system and another scheduled to implement it this summer.
Third Kent trust reports RIS problems
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust has apologised to patients experiencing delays as a result of problems with a new radiology information system from GE Healthcare.
Second Kent trust reports RIS problems
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is experiencing severe difficulties with a new radiology information system from GE Healthcare.
Image exchange to host patient registry
Burnbank Systems is to extend its Image Exchange Portal to host a national patient registry based on the XDS standard.
Siemens opens syngo academy
Siemens Healthcare has opened a dedicated training facility for its syngo clinical imaging solutions, including its advanced 3D routine and reading solution, syngo.via.