Aus looks at opt-out for national EPR
Australia is to consider moving to an opt-out approach to for its Personally Controlled eHealth Record scheme, according to the country’s top health chief information officer.
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons after an IT implementation went awry. But the trust is back on track – and a wiser place too, Linda Davidson discovers.
Ascribe users told to ‘plan do, review’
“Plan, do, review” and spend more time looking at healthcare outcomes, Ascribe’s executive chairman advises users of his company’s systems.
PACS managers up for education
Eight out of ten PACS managers would be willing to undergo official education for their role if it was made available, a survey discovered.
Radiologists ‘face battery hen future’
Outsourcing powered by technology will be the death of radiology as we know it in this country, a debate at UKRC concluded.
Group to investigate dose info demands
A stakeholder group is to be convened to identify the information about radiation doses that trusts need to gather automatically, UKRC heard.
GE Healthcare invests $2 billion in IT
GE Healthcare today announced plans to invest $2 billion over the next five years to accelerate the development of innovative software for healthcare systems and applications.
Tablets here to stay in radiology
The shift to mobile health is underway, is global, human and accelerating, a session on tablet computing at ECR 2013 heard.
Reports interrogated at ECR 2013
Novel IT tools can make a positive contribution to efficiency in the radiology department – but good human communication is needed too, a session at ECR 2013 in Vienna heard.
Child protection database plans revived
A fresh £8.6m initiative to co-ordinate NHS and social services data to improve child protection has been announced by the government.