Dr Gabriel Ma, clinical lead at BridgeHead Software and a former NHS psychiatry doctor, makes the case for independent clinical archive (ICA), which, according to him, will reduce clinical risk and help mental health practitioners with accurate decision-making.
The implementation of SNOMED CT in general practice is due to commence from April 2018 with a phased roll-out approach, NHS Digital has said.
The Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG) has helped Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust (QE Gateshead) to increase the speed and accuracy of their A&E services.
The Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG) is helping North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) to save time in emergency care situations.
University of Salford lecturer Dr Nick Hardiker has won the Virginia K. Saba Informatics Award for his contribution to nursing informatics.
With just six short months until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, much of the NHS’s attention remains fixed on the huge penalties that could be levied for organisations found in breach of it. Jennifer Trueland investigates.
Modernising healthcare organisations with technology, connecting medical devices, sharing patient data… they all impact on how we care for patients, how it shapes information technology needs to inform strategy for both IT Heads and Clinical Engineering departments. What benefits are provided by an MDI solution? How can connected devices help reduce manual transcription errors and observation recording time and deliver better information into the hands of the clinician?
The Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG) has helped Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group and Barnsley Healthcare Federation CIC to win a national award for paperless records.
All healthcare IT vendors must commit to an open approach to data collected by their systems, NHS England’s national director of operations and information has said.