Digital Healthcare, a supplier of software to UK Diabetic Retinal Screening Services, has developed a module that uses text messages to help reduce the number of patients who miss appointments. The SMS text reminder module uses NHSmail to send a free automated reminder at a preconfigured time before the patient’s appointment. The administrator can customise […]
The chief executive of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust tells Jon Hoeksma why it can’t wait for NPfIT to deliver.
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is set to announce the award of a contract for a new electronic patient record system that will see it spend an estimated £30-40m over the next ten years.
Information management and storage specialists, EMC Corporation, have implemented two EMC Centera content storage systems at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust to b e able to more effectively store and provide rapid access digital diabetic retinopathy images. One hundred Birmingham and Black Country community-based optometrists will be participating in a regional diabetic retinopathy […]
Richard Granger, Director General of NHS IT, has hit back at critics of his approach to implementing the national programme, saying that patient safety and the fast pace of technology continue to be the main drivers for driving change. Speaking yesterday at the Government Computing Exhibition and Conference 2004, Earls Court, Granger emphasised the benefits […]