Today’s briefing includes an initiative to transform care at home for people in Cornwall and The DHSC launch of Pharmacy First Service in England
Wayne Miller of Zebra Technologies speaks exclusively about Zebra’s healthcare solutions and how barcoding can make a significant impact in the NHS.
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The government has mandated that all trusts across England should adopt barcode scanning of high-risk medical devices by March 2024.
NHS Scotland has signed a five-year agreement with GS1 UK to help drive the rollout of standards within provider organisations across the country.
Genesis has been chosen to provide an inventory management and point of care solution that can help the RUH track demand for and consumption of its stock.
The trust has launched three products from Imprivata to speed up access to medical devices and digitise the recording of patient vitals.
Barcode technology means patient location can now be tracked in near real-time at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, its associate director of commercial and procurement has told Digital Health News.
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The largest of the Scan4Safety demonstrator sites is to link information from barcodes to its electronic patient record (EPR) and patient administration system (PAS).
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The humble barcode has been ubiquitous in retail for decades. Now the NHS is trying to use the technology to track faulty devices and improve patient safety.
Six NHS hospital trusts have been named as demonstrator sites for the use of GS1 standards and will share £12 million in funding from the Department of Health.