In this week’s health IT round-up we cover the NHS calling in military help on cyber attack, a tweeting surgeon, and an alternative to NHSmail.
The biggest NHS trust in the country says Trojan malware was behind a major cyber-attack on Friday.
England’s biggest hospital trust has confirmed it is urgently investigating a “IT attack” that has infected its system.
Whipps Cross University Hospital has had a electronic patient record for years but many staff are still using paper.
The chief information officer of Barts Health explains how she came to take up a job in the NHS after a successful career in business, and in an audio clip outlines her top three priorities for IT at one of the biggest trusts in the country.
Two London trusts have become the first in UK to establish data sharing between their Cerner health information exchanges, covering a population of 1.3 million people.
Barts Health NHS Trust is moving to unify its laboratory information management systems by working with CliniSys to implement WinPath Enterprise.
An operation performed tomorrow (14 April) at a London hospital on a patient with colon cancer will be the first in the world to be broadcast live through virtual reality technology.
The introduction of Skype appointments for diabetes appointments in Newham has slashed non-attendance rates in the borough and patients say they feel more supported to self-care.
Barts Health NHS Trust is exchanging patient information in real time with more than 100 practices across East London via Cerner’s Health Information Exchange.