Bolton NHS Foundation Trust trials Imprivata Identity Governance
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust has trialed Imprivata Identity Governance (IDG) to help improve patient care across the trust.
Bolton links up health and community services with shared care record
A new shared record linking health, social care and community services has gone live in Bolton, to support the transformation of care services in Greater Manchester.
Bolton introduces ‘virtual’ eye clinics to slash appointment times
The Royal Bolton Hospital in Greater Manchester has launched ‘virtual’ eye clinics to cut the time it takes for patients to undergo important eye tests.
Healthcare IT industry news in brief
This week’s round-up of Health IT industry news covers a new project to use MRI data to more accurately monitor multiple sclerosis and electronic alert to support GPs treating patients with type 2 diabetes. HealthHarmonie picks Docman A private community services provider that works with the NHS has picked Docman to manage its electronic […]
Bolton delays PAS merger plans
Plans to merge two iPM patient administration systems at a northern trust have been delayed amid concerns about how it will interface with other software.
DH helps Bolton off ‘burning platforms’
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust has received £8 million in funding from the Department of Health to upgrade its IT systems.
IT movers and shakers
Digital Health rounds up some recent moves amongst NHS IT leaders
Open source VNA fits digital ‘jigsaw’
The UK launch of an open source vendor neutral archive is a “key piece of the jigsaw puzzle” to create an open digital health ecosystem, NHS England’s head of open source has said.
CCIO profile: Bolton’s team
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is unusual in having not just one chief clinical information officer, but four. Claire Read discovers they all have the same aims, but valuably different perspectives on achieving them.
Health CIO profile: Rachel Dunscombe
Rachel Dunscombe, the chief information officer at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, she tells Paul Curran why she opted for a career in IT, rather than music.