West Midlands data sharing pilot expands shared records vision
Two shared care collaboratives in the West Midlands have confirmed they can successfully share data fuelling hopes for the region’s care vision.
McKesson for Coventry and Warwickshire
NHS Coventry and NHS Warwickshire have gone live with McKesson’s child health management system, CarePlus Child Health.
Plain launches self-assessment tool
Decision support specialist Plain Healthcare has launched a self-assessment tool to enable patients to assess their symptoms before seeing a GP. The company has also announced the release of a web-deployed version of its triaging software. Odyssey SelfAssess is designed to enable patients to assess their own needs instead of or before consulting a health […]
EHI Awards finalists unveiled
The finalists for the E-Health Insider Awards 2009 in association with BT have been announced.
Plain on self-assessment Odyssey
Clinical decision support specialist Plain Healthcare is piloting a system that enables patients to self-assess their symptoms online before seeing a GP. Odyssey SelfAssess is based on the same software as the company’s Odyssey TeleAssess triaging system, which is already widely used by clinicians in out-of-hours services. The SelfAssess software is written in lay language and […]
BT e-Health Insider Awards 2008: the finalists
All the finalists in this year’s awards, along with a description of their projects.
BT eHealth Insider Awards 2008 – finalists
Finalists for the prestigious BT e-Health Insider Awards ‘08 were chosen by judges meeting in London this week. The finalists were picked from 138 entries – almost twice as many as last year – submitted by organisations around the UK. The winners’ identities will remain a close secret until the awards ceremony on 17 November […]
Cegedim Rx launches patient txt messaging
Pharmacy systems supplier, Cegedim Rx are to launch a new patient messaging system called Message Dynamics as part of Pharmacy Manager and Nexphase systems. The communications tool has been designed with feedback from the Cegedim Rx User Group and allows pharmacists to communicate directly with their patients via telephone or SMS text about their medications. […]
ScriptSwitch acquired by Isis for almost £10m
Prescribing advice specialists ScriptSwitch has been acquired by Isis Equity Partners in a deal worth almost £10m. The Coventry based firm provides medicines management software to primary care trusts. ScriptSwitch’s managing director, Mike Washburn, said: “ScriptSwitch is a unique prescribing tool that has created its own market opportunity. We are well poised for growth and […]
New e-qualification launched for teen cancer care
Coventry University claimed a first today with the launch of what it describes as a “global virtual classroom created to teach health professionals.” The new e-learning facility will offer healthcare professionals the chance to obtain a postgraduate certificate in cancer care for teenagers and young adults which has been accredited by the Paediatric Oncology Nurse […]