Peter Sowerby, who passed away in November aged 92, published medical papers, ran his own GP practices and developed the decision support software that went on to become EMIS.
Haidar Samiei, consultant in emergency medicine, takes us back to New Year’s Eve 1999 to reflect on how technology in healthcare has evolved.
This month’s industry round-up features news University Hospitals Southampton has acquired HICSS electronic patient record from EMIS.
According to EMIS Health, sign-ups for Patient Access increased from 6m to 8m over the course of the year, as patients look to more convenient ways of booking GP services.
The website and app, which allows patients to book GP appointments online, will now include services such as flu vaccinations and stop smoking services.
EMIS Health, Microtest and Vision are tasked with developing an IT Managed Services Framework to meet the needs of Scottish GPs.
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Continuing our 2019 prediction series which looks ahead at what the key themes of the new year will be, we now turn our attention to health tech suppliers.
It’s been another bumper year for health IT, here is part one of our news review of all things in the world of digital health.
The EMIS system has allowed a GP practice in east London to reduce admin and cut waiting lists from up to four weeks to just one day.
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