Ipswich trials Autonomy decision support
Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust is to be the first in the UK to trial Autonomy’s Auminence software; which is described as ‘meaning based technology’ and provides clinicians with decision support.
Kainos launches EDMS from Ipswich trial
Consulting company Kainos and infrastructure software provider Autonomy have launched an electronic document management system following a successful implementation at Ipswich Hospitals NHS Trust.
Expert view: Dr Alex Horne
The medical director of North East London NHS Foundation Trust explains why it has invested in business intelligence from Ardentia.
Ipswich chooses Kainos for casenotes
Kainos has signed a £1m contract with Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust to convert its paper casenotes into electronic format using its electronic document records management solution (EDRM). The contract which includes licences for the core software Meridio EDRM and autonomy scanning and services for the development and implementation of the system, will see trust staff […]
Blackpool uses ASCC for EPR procurement
Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has begun a procurement process for elements of an electronic patient record using the ASCC framework catalogue.
Doctors repeat call for inquiry into CFH
Doctors’ representatives have called for an independent inquiry into Connecting for Health and demanded that trusts be allowed to seek solutions directly from IT providers. Dr David Wrede, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust, told the BMA’s annual meeting that it was “Groundhog Day” for the representatives. He said the meeting […]
Suppliers set out vision for ASCC
EHI spoke to a number of ASCC lot 2 suppliers to see what they hope to achieve from the new framework. Joe Fernandez reports.
Wanted: someone to lead on NHS IT
It might be one of the biggest civil IT projects on the planet, but the Department of Health appears to be having problems finding someone willing to lead it.
EHI’s industry news roundup 02.11.07
E-Health Insider’s industry news round up for the week ending 2 November, featuring supplier news, implementations, product launches, awards and events. Supplier News Spire Healthcare take over BUPA hospitals Spire Healthcare, the new independent healthcare group, formerly BUPA hospitals, is planning to grow its business as it builds on its position as a leading player […]
MPs prescribe ‘rescue’ plan for NHS IT project
The government has been urged to rethink its £12.4bn NHS IT project, and replace its current highly centralised national strategy with a more flexible locally-based approach based on standards. Such an overhaul is prescribed as the only way to reduce the risks of the programme, enable useful local clinical systems to be delivered and prevent […]