Caldicott 3: Easy to say, hard to do?
Dame Fiona Caldicott’s latest report wanted a ‘simple’ way for patients to have their data opt-out wishes recorded across the health and care system. As Jennifer Trueland discovers, finding a technical solution to do that may be anything but.
Healthcare IT industry news in brief
This week’s industry round-up focuses on companies, and includes news of rebrands, a new chief executive for Caradigm, and projects that firms are involved in, including a huge European telehealth trial led by Royal Philips.
East Lancs digitises nursing forms
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust and Caradigm have turned several paper nursing forms into electronic documents.
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East Lancs does electronic pre-op
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has developed an electronic pre-operative assessment record which transfers patient pathway information between teams.
Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust needed an A&E system, and built one in three months on a Caradigm platform. Lyn Whitfield reports.
GE and Microsoft launch Caradigm in UK
Caradigm, a joint venture between GE Healthcare and Microsoft, focused on healthcare business intelligence tools, has launched in the UK.
Microsoft sheds Health Solutions Group
At HIMSS12 in Las Vegas, Microsoft and GE Healthcare have announced further details of their new joint company – Caradigm – which was first announced earlier in February.