InterSystems to build Danish database
InterSystems has been chosen to provide the software for a national database of patient information being created in Denmark.
CSC makes move on Sweden with LIMS
CSC has announced that the first hospitals outside of Denmark have gone with its Labka II laboratory information system.
Zealand signs CSC voice deal
CSC has signed a deal with the Zealand region in Denmark for its OPUS Speech Recognition solution. The deal will see ten hospitals take the system, alongwith SpeechEditor from Danish subcontractor and CSC partner Max Manus, which integrates dictated notes into a patient’s electronic record. To access the system, clinical staff enter a unique security password […]
Philips and Dako partner on pathology
Philips Healthcare and Danish cancer diagnostics company, Dako have signed an agreement to integrate Dako’s image analysis applications into Philips future digital pathology solutions.
CSC markets ePrescription in Europe
CSC has announced that it will provide its electronic prescription system across Europe, following successful implementation in Denmark.
Dutch health system tops Euro survey
The Netherlands has the best healthcare system in Europe, according to the annual Euro Health Consumer Index. The index compares 33 national healthcare systems across 38 indicators. It is published by Health Consumer Powerhouse in co-operation with the European Commission DG Information Society and Media. The Netherlands has come out in first place two years […]
EC demands in-car emergency systems
The European Commission has made a final call to EU countries to implement in-car technology that alerts the emergency services if the car is involved in an accident. In a document entitled ‘eCall – saving lives through in-vehicle communication technology’, the Commission warns that if there is no significant progress in rolling out the system […]
Nijmegen chooses UltraGenda for scheduling
Belgium health scheduling software specialist UltraGenda has been chosen by St Radboud University Medical Centre (UMC) in Nijmegen to supply its enterprise-wide appointment scheduling software. UMC St Radboud, which is part of the Catholic University in Nijmegen, selected UltraGenda Pro for its enterprise-wide appointment scheduling after a Europe-wide procurement exercise. The value of the initial […]
Nuance buys Philips Speech Recognition Systems
Philips has sold its Philips Speech Recognition Systems (PSRS) to US-based Nuance Communications for €66m ($96.1m).
New mammography module allows double-checks
A new mammography module for the Kodak Carestream Radiology Information System has helped to improve mammography screening administration in three of Denmark’s five regions by ensuring images are double-checked. The new mammography module, introduced earlier this year, is now used by 60% of Denmark’s mammography screening service. The new system means that the Danish screening […]