E-observations reduce cardiac arrests in Scottish hospital
NHS Fife has seen a significant reduction in cardiac arrests in one of its hospital’s busiest areas after deploying an electronic observations and early warning system.
Google’s AI outfit focuses on health tech
Google-owned artificial intelligence company DeepMind has launched a new division to work with NHS clinicians on developing technology to improve patient care.
EPR implementation led to ‘catastrophic loss of confidence’
Problems with the introduction of the Epic electronic patient record at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust led to a “catastrophic loss of confidence in the system”, the president of the Royal College of Surgeons has said.
Cambridge: big bang reality
Cambridge University Hospitals went live with Epic as part of a £200 million eHospital programme in October 2014. Digital Health News editor Rebecca McBeth hears how it is embedding, sixteen months on.
Special report: Picture archiving and communications systems
Sharing images is a hot topic in digital imaging. Kim Thomas reports on the different approaches that trusts across the UK are taking
GOSH tenders for £50m EPR
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust has gone to tender for an electronic patient record and a clinical and research platform worth £50 million.
E-discharge uptake revealed by DMI
EXCLUSIVE: Around two thirds of NHS trusts are sharing discharge summaries electronically with GPs and one fifth are prescribing electronically, early findings from digital maturity self-assessments show.
Details of £1.8b tech funding revealed
NHS organisations will have access to £1 billion in capital funding and £400 million in revenue to help them become paperless over the next five years.
Massive health IT framework coming soon
A massive new framework tender for electronic patient records, hosting, portals, mobile working and many other digital solutions will be published at the end of this month.
Maternity EHR gets ‘big bang’ launch
Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust has gone live with Medway Maternity in a ‘big bang’ launch across two maternity units.