Discussions around the power of data and analytics in the advancement of healthcare have seen no shortage of excitement and expectations from both providers and patients. With this, the invaluable role of data scientists has also been brought to the spotlight. However, their work includes a less appealing element that is both exhausting and time/resource-consuming: […]
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Continuing our 2019 prediction series which looks ahead at what the key themes of the new year will be, we now turn our attention to health tech suppliers.
Medical devices are a ubiquitous part of modern day healthcare – blood pressure monitors, infusion pumps, spirometers, the list goes on – and increasingly digital rather than analogue. Traditionally the data such devices collect has been held in something resembling isolation, but the growth of electronic patient records and data analytics holds the promise of being able to harness this information in a new way. Maja Dragovic reports.
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Cerner’s Ignite APIs for Millennium will allow the trust to integrate third-party applications with its Millenium electronic patient record system.
The new secretary of state for health and social care has placed interoperability at the heart of his vision for the NHS. So is the long-standing nut of information sharing between systems about to be cracked? Jennifer Trueland investigates.
At Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS FT, a new app for outpatients is starting a journey of greater patient empowerment, data sharing and gathering.
The partnership will allow the sharing of health records of up to 1.5 million people across the boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington.
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In December last year, the Royal College of Physicians released an updated version of the National Early Warning Score – NEWS 2. With 20% of hospitals still not using the national early warning scoring, how difficult will it be to implement the new system? And how can technology help? Maja Dragovic reports.
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Cerner Millennium will replace the Meditech electronic patient record that has been in use at the trust since 1999, the contract for which expires at the end of next year.
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With national funding pledges to increase the uptake of e-prescribing in hospitals, digital medicines management is occupying a prominent place on the national agenda. But does that mean it can now finally hold a consistent place across NHS activity in local organisations? Jennifer Trueland investigates.
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