Electronic observations of vital signs give clinicians a quick indication of how healthy their patient is. Claire Read investigates how the technology has been used during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two Digital Aspirants have selected Cerner to implement a fully integrated electronic patient records (EPR) system across both trusts.
A number of healthcare services have had to rapidly adapt in the midst of Covid-19, including medicines management technology. Jennifer Trueland investigates how such solutions have been used during the pandemic and what the lasting impact will be.
Our Movers and Shakers round up has returned! Appointments include a new CIO at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a new CTO at Cerner.
NHS Nightingale, the temporary London mega-hospital set up to help the NHS cope with coronavirus patients will use Barts Health NHS Trust’s EPR together with its enterprise RIS and lab systems.
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With giving the best treatment to a patient increasingly depending on the contributions of a range of health and social care professionals across a broad geography, the need for shared access to records is becoming ever-more pressing. So, almost two years since the five first-wave LHCRE sites were selected, what was the impact on the shared records and is there a recipe for success? Maja Dragovic investigates.
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Researchers at the Institute of Global Health Innovation found most NHS trust were using three key suppliers: Cerner, DXC Technology and System C.
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Jennifer Trueland investigates whether FHIR and similar standards have finally become fully embedded in healthcare IT.
Mandy Griffin went from knowing very little about IT to overseeing one of the biggest EPRs in the country. In July she was named CIO of the Year.
The system enables a virtually paperless process through antenatal visits, labour and delivery, and post-partum care, saving nurses 76 minutes each shift.