NHS wants more undergrads and young people to pursue careers in digital and data
This year’s NHS ConfedExpo included a panel session called ‘Voices of the digital profession’, which focused on the importance of digital and data roles.
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Countess of Chester selects Ideal firm to implement EPR programme
The Countess of Chester EPR+ programme is using Cerner Millennium electronic patient record after signing a 15-year deal with the company in 2018.
Virtual reality for stroke patients one step closer thanks to £400k funding
The Countess of Chester Hospital and University of Chester will explore how VR can help patients practice and relearn daily activities following a stroke.
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Health IT news in brief
Today’s health IT news in brief covers an expansion of shared records in East London and the continuing fall out from the cyberattack on US radiation monitoring firm Landauer.
Countess of Chester to track staff and patients with sensors
The sensor technology will be used to monitor everything from whether a patient been discharged to who isn’t washing their hands.
Digital Roadmap Focus: Cheshire
The footprint of Cheshire cannot achieve its regional electronic patient record goal without external funding, according its draft local digital roadmap.
Countess of Chester latest Kainos site
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has started the process of digitising all of its active patient records as part of a strategy to become paperless.
Liverpool tracks blood with MSoft
The Royal Liverpool and Broad Green University Hospitals NHS Trust has gone live with a bespoke blood tracking system from MSoft.
Cheshire trusts send e-discharge letters
Three acute trusts are delivering electronic discharge letters to almost 90 GP practices using a shared IT solution that plugs into existing computer systems. Central and Eastern Cheshire Primary Care Trust has led the initiative, which uses the MedisecNET electronic delivery system from Medisec Software. The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, East Cheshire […]
E-Health Insider’s industry round up 18.12.2008
This month’s E-Health Insider industry round covers system deployments, agreements, new products, appointments and other changes at leading healthcare IT suppliers. Data Transfer Service contract negotiations complete NHS Connecting for Health has announced that it has completed contract negotiations for the ongoing provision of the Data Transfer Service with BT. Existing contractual arrangements ended in […]