Burns project in place ahead of Olympics
A Queen Victoria Hospital telemedicine project for diagnosing burns injuries has been rolled out to three other specialist units in London and the South in time for the Olympics.
DH promises Read codes for SCR
NHS Connecting for Health has issued fresh guidance on the Summary Care Record, setting out how practices can implement changes to the consent model in advance of new Read codes.
Patchy SCR roll out nears 10 per cent
The NHS in England has created Summary Care Records for 8.5% of the population with the leading region, NHS North East, creating SCRs for one in six.
Dentists to learn the painful tooth
Dentists have become the latest group of healthcare professionals to be subject to ratings from their patients.
London GPs told to hold fire on SCR
GPs in London have been told to do nothing about the Summary Care Record until they get the go-ahead from the BMA’s GP committee.
Dr Foster Intelligence to be sold
Dr Foster Intelligence, the provider of information, analysis and communications to health and social care organisations, is to be sold.
The need for standards to underpin interoperability was one of the big themes of EHI Live 2010. Daloni Carlisle reports.
There were plenty of unanswered questions for primary care IT by the end of EHI Live 2010. But delegates did get some practical glimpses of the way ahead. Fiona Barr reports.
Connelly: NHS IT to ‘evolve’
The Department of Health will take a “pragmatic approach” to the procurement of IT systems big and small, Christine Connelly told the final session at eHealth Insider Live 2010.
Burns wants you to join the revolution
Health minister Simon Burns has urged NHS IT staff to tell ministers how to bring about the information revolution.