E-Health Europe’s Jon Hoeksma interviews Juergen Reyinger, European head of General Electric Healthcare Information Systems.
NI rolls out national flu surveillance
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety and the Business Services Organisation in Northern Ireland is preparing to roll-out a nationwide flu surveillance solution from Apollo Medical Systems. The data extraction query solution, which is in its final stages of development, will be piloted in 12 GP practices before it is rolled out […]
InterSystems wins Jersey record deal
The States of Jersey Health and Social Services Department has announced that will develop an island-wide integrated care record using InterSystems TrakCare.
Kaiser Permanente is making rapid progress with electronic health records. Jon Hoeksma reports.
Antwerp selects Agfa for cardiovascular imaging
The University of Antwerp Hospital has awarded a contract with Agfa to provide it with enhanced cardiovascular diagnostic imaging and reporting. Agfa HealthCare will install its IMPAX Cardiovascular solution, providing enterprise-wide access to cardiology patient records to meet the high volume diagnostic needs of the department. The deal is for eight-years and includes maintenance and […]
Ascribe acquires WCI Healthcare
UK Healthcare IT software specialist Ascribe Group Plc has acquired WCI Consulting Ltd’s healthcare division. The purchase of the consultancy will bolster Ascribe’s implementation capabilities, enabling it to offer NHS trusts its range of specialist clinical software systems, together with associated implementation and business change consultancy. Stephen Critchlow, executive chairman of Ascribe, said the deal would enable […]
iSoft wins Spanish contract extensions
Healthcare authorities in the Andalusian and Balearic Island regions of Spain have awarded iSoft contract extensions worth a total of €1.35m. The Andalusian healthcare services (SAS) has renewed its contract for maintenance at 16 hospitals for another year in a deal worth €750,000. The extension of the SAS contract is said to be for the […]
iSoft installs order comms in Malta
Doctors and other clinical staff at Malta’s new Mater Dei Hospital can now order laboratory tests and x-rays online and view results and reports using iSoft’s order communication software. The systems were recently installed at the hospital under a contract renewal for iSoft’s patient management system. The renewal, which was agreed in May 2007, has […]
The UK’s first Academic Health Science Centre is generating a significant systems integration challenge for the merged institution’s IT professionals.
BridgeForward to integrate Dictaphone solution
Nuance’s Dictaphone Healthcare Solutions division will use BridgeForward Software’s Edge4 integration layer to support integration of its Vocada Veriphy critical test result management (CTRM) solution with other clinical information systems. Vocada Veriphy is used to create an advanced channel for communication of patient findings within a hospital and across multiple hospitals and departments, used across […]