How much paper is it worth scanning as part of an electronic document management project? It’s a fraught question, but the answer seems to be ‘less than you might think’ and ‘only what you plan for’. Kim Thomas reports.
Digital pathology is being touted as the next big thing. But does the business case stack up? Daloni Carlisle reports.
Voice recognition is steadily becoming accepted as a way to interact with electronic patient record systems. Now, suppliers and trusts are thinking about how natural language processing can ensure EPRs deliver quality benefits. Lawrie Jones reports
Baroness Cumberlege’s latest review of maternity services made several recommendations on IT systems; and could prove to be a turning point for innovation and adoption. Kim Thomas reports.
Over the past year, there has been an explosion of frameworks, declarations and charters supporting interoperability. But have they set the right direction, and do they have the levers to deliver? asks Daloni Carlisle.
Sharing images is a hot topic in digital imaging. Kim Thomas reports on the different approaches that trusts across the UK are taking
Daloni Carlisle reports on the progress that some healthcare communities are making; and the challenges that still need to be addressed.
Fiona Barr hears about the growing sophistication of information and record sharing models, and about some of the different systems that are being put through their paces by vanguards and pioneers.
Central initiatives are driving the use of data and analysis in healthcare. But it is using data to find patients and tailor appropriate interventions for them that is really driving change. Kim Thomas reports.
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The Chancellor is warning of cyber terrorism. US healthcare organisations are under siege from hackers. Should the NHS be alarmed? Will the new careCERT help? And what should IT directors be doing?