Beating the bug
Yvonne Peel of CHKS makes the case for better collection of information about hospital acquired infections such as MRSA.
in4tek sponsored feature
This E-Health Insider feature, supported by in4tek, brings together together case studies and news about developments in integrating health and social care information in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Canada.
Daloni Carlisle reports for E-Health Insider on why PACS delivery is slower than expected, and reveals that affordability is mostly to blame.
Solving the maze
Gerry Yantis and Nikolai Segora from Capgemini argue for greater integration between IT programmes in primary care.
Tag team care
Colin Jervis of Kinetic Consulting examines some of the innovative ways that RFID tags are being used in patient care and health administration.
Reboot for South
E-Health Insider Editor Jon Hoeksma examines the significance of the decision to replace IDX as the clinical systems provider for the NHS in the South of England.
Code of practice
Tim Benson from training company Abies explains SNOMED CT, the clinical coding system that forms the basis of the NHS Care Records Service.
E-Health Insider Primary Care reports on two pilot initiatives in sharing of children’s details between local authority and health service professionals.
This E-Health Insider feature, supported by Teknical, offers a guide to current trends in e-learning, practical advice on choosing e-learning packages and some sources of further information.
The virtual patient
Dr Richard Fitton, GP and member of the Care Record Development Board, predicts a future in which patients have control over their own electronic health records.