A report by Department of Health and Social Care has recommended the roll-out of e-prescribing systems in NHS hospitals needs to be ‘accelerated’.
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A pilot use of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) in selected integrated urgent care settings has been launched, NHS Digital has announced.
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Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has become the first NHS trust to begin implementation of an open source, open standards-based electronic prescribing system.
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The use of artificial intelligence in UK healthcare should be increased, e-prescribing made mandatory, and researcher access to national datasets simplified, a government-commissioned report has suggested.
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The benefits of e-prescribing have long been emphasised, and uptake is increasing – albeit very slowly. The next step: harnessing the growing functionality and increasing intelligence that such systems can offer. Claire Read reports.
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Just two firms – Emis Health and JAC – have been given ‘preferred bidder’ status for an e-prescribing framework contract in Scotland that should be completed and signed by the end of next month.
Levels of electronic prescribing in NHS hospitals remain stubbornly low, with less than a fifth of hospitals making widespread use of inpatient e-prescribing.