Electronic observations of vital signs give clinicians a quick indication of how healthy their patient is. Claire Read investigates how the technology has been used during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has meant a number of NHS trusts have had to quickly adapt to new ways of working. Jennifer Trueland investigates how Covid-19 has brought home the benefits of cloud.
A number of healthcare services have had to rapidly adapt in the midst of Covid-19, including medicines management technology. Jennifer Trueland investigates how such solutions have been used during the pandemic and what the lasting impact will be.
There is an increasing awareness that digital imaging could play a significant role in the diagnosis of Covid-19. Maja Dragovic looks at the role of digital imaging in the midst of a global pandemic and its impact on the future of diagnostics.
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Despite cybersecurity mainly keeping out of the headlines in recent times, the importance of data security still remains. Claire Read explores why continuing investment in cybersecurity is crucial and the impact it has on the NHS.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the importance of digital tools across the NHS is on the rise. Claire Read explores how electronic document management (EDM) solutions are one which helped get the ball rolling.
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Jennifer Trueland investigates whether FHIR and similar standards have finally become fully embedded in healthcare IT.
Jennifer Trueland explores whether investment in technology and infrastructure could help PACS make the leap from good to great.
With giving the best treatment to a patient increasingly depending on the contributions of a range of health and social care professionals across a broad geography, the need for shared access to records is becoming ever-more pressing. So, almost two years since the five first-wave LHCRE sites were selected, what was the impact on the shared records and is there a recipe for success? Maja Dragovic investigates.
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Patient-facing software is being increasingly used to support quick identification of someone who’s experiencing a downturn in their mental health. Claire Read explores whether patient-facing apps can be used to support earlier and more appropriate intervention in the event of mental ill health.
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