St George’s first with the NEWS
St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust is piloting the use of vital signs monitoring equipment that integrates with its Cerner Millennium electronic patient record and new whiteboards.
Pretty darn Tooting
St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust is working on making itself a “digitally-based organisation with a bit of paper”, as opposed to a “paper-based organisation with a bit of digitisation.” News editor Rebecca McBeth reports.
Digital Health interview: Roger Killen
The chief executive of The Learning Clinic stepped down at the end of June, after ten years in charge of the company behind VitalPAC. Lyn Whitfield spoke to him.
Papworth says no to Epic
Papworth Hospital has decided not to go with Epic; and Monitor has announced that it is investigating the installation of the system at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
James Paget takes on Viper
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Trust will deploy ReStart Consulting’s Viper360 portal to deliver a single view of patient information across the trust and community.
Eleven trusts benefit from Lorenzo cash
Eleven NHS trusts in the North, Midlands and East have been approved tens of millions of pounds of central funding from the Department of Health to purchase the Lorenzo electronic patient record from CSC.
Chelsea does e-obs on mobile
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital staff are using the ThinkVitals electronic observations tool on mobile devices for faster detection of deteriorating patients.
Medway 4 launches on Isle of Man
System C has launched a new generation Medway electronic patient record system, which has gone live on the Isle of Man.
NME exit plans less risky with year left
The number of clinical IT deployments at risk of missing the July 2016 deadline for being moved from national to local contracts in the North, Midlands and East has halved over the past month.
Oxford cuts blood cost with e-requesting
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust saved half a million pounds in the cost of blood products over a year after becoming the first NHS trust to implement a Cerner e-requesting system.