Dermot O’Riordan, chief clinical information officer of West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, talks to Lyn Whitfield about its “not quite full big bang” go-live with Cerner Millennium earlier this month and what comes next.
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with its £19 million Cerner electronic patient record deployment called e-Care.
Hospital IT contracts set up under the National Programme for IT will continue to be funded to the tune of £500 million up to 2020, NHS England has said.
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is to offer the patient-controlled electronic record Patients Know Best to more than 3,200 people with inflammatory bowel disease.
Ireland has created an Individual Health Identifier for all patients and implemented an e-referral system in half of all its hospitals, over the past six months
The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is sticking with Cerner as its core electronic patient record system and has signed a £5 million hosting contract with the company.
The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust has committed to retaining Cerner Millennium as its core electronic patient record. Despite a disastrous go-live in June 2012, the trust now aims to be paperless within four years. Rebecca McBeth reports.
NHS England has appointed Cerner’s managing director for population health as the new national director for commissioning operations and information.
Cerner Millennium trusts had to be out of the BT data centre by the end of last month. With the exit of the final trust just two weeks late, Rebecca McBeth reports on the end of the National Programme for IT in two of its five regions.
Four NHS hospital trusts that need to replace their nationally procured electronic patient record systems by the end of the month are deemed “high risk” by the board overseeing the programme.