NHS Nightingale, the temporary London mega-hospital set up to help the NHS cope with coronavirus patients will use Barts Health NHS Trust’s EPR together with its enterprise RIS and lab systems.
Patients who have been contacted by NHS England can be identified through an “at high risk” indicator code applied to their patient record.
The smartphone-based passports will contain a basic set of credentials that will allow staff to be quickly deployed to different NHS sites where required.
Daily texts will be sent by the NHS to new patients who register their Covid-19 symptoms and contact details with the NHS 111 online service.
The former Salford Royal CIO joins Visionable at a pivotal moment for the video consultation market, as it scrambles to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
The dates of Digital Health Summer Schools 2020 have been moved and are to be replaced with new online Virtual Summer School.
The PRSB will use information gathered in focus groups to develop standards for social care professionals to follow when developing digital solutions.
In a letter sent to providers last week, GP surgeries were told to move to a triage-first model of care as the NHS bolsters its response to Covid-19.
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