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.
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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.
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust has received £8 million in funding from the Department of Health to upgrade its IT systems.
Digital Health rounds up some recent moves amongst NHS IT leaders
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.
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.
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.
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust hopes to save clinicians’ time doing paperwork by deploying a stroke data collection system from Digital Spark.
Roger Taylor, director of research at Dr Foster, asks how so many Bolton patients came to be coded as having a sepsis diagnosis; and what other trusts can learn from the experience.