Cundy: SCR suspension ‘means nothing’
Dr Paul Cundy has said that the Department of Health’s statement about the suspension of the Summary Care Record in areas where its roll-out has been accelerated “means nothing.”
Hub for spoke
A framework contract developed by two regional procurement hubs is changing the digital dictation market. Daloni Carlisle reports.
PCTs push on with SCR despite DH stop
NHS organisations are seeking special dispensation to push ahead with the Summary Care Record, despite the Department of Health’s agreement that uploads should stop in areas where an accelerated roll-out was planned.
Sussex Partnership may move to Lorenzo
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has signed a five-year deal with iSoft that includes an option for it to become an early adopter of Lorenzo.
Cohen: Morecambe Bay go-live ‘early May’
Gary Cohen has predicted that the latest version of Lorenzo will go live at University Hopsitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust in May 2010. The executive chairman and chief executive of iSoft told the Financial Times "we are confident that we have a go-live in early May." He made his comments the day after NHS chief […]
Morecambe Bay goes soft on Lorenzo
Morecambe Bay University Hospitals NHS Trust now plans to have a soft launch of Lorenzo Release 1.9 on Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
New CSC deal hinges on Morecambe Bay
A deal to cut hundreds of millions of pounds from the National Programme for IT in the NHS by cutting back the scope of its main electronic patient record software is set to be signed.
ISoft acquires UltraGenda for £9m
ISoft, one of the key software providers for England’s National Programme for IT in the NHS, has acquired the Belgium-based health IT company UltraGenda BV for £9.3m (€10.6m). ISoft said the deal would provide it with enterprise-wide multi-resource scheduling software to enable organisations to schedule and manage appointments and resources. The software, which is used in […]
Birmingham Women’s next with Lorenzo
Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust looks set to be the second acute trust to implement Lorenzo Release 1.9 under the National Programme for IT in the NHS.
London SCR roll out complete in a year
NHS London is aiming to create Summary Care Records for 100% of the people living in the capital that want one by March 2011.