Co-founder of EMIS pays tribute to company ‘father figure’ Peter Sowerby
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.
From Google to the iPhone: How technology in healthcare has evolved
Haidar Samiei, consultant in emergency medicine, takes us back to New Year’s Eve 1999 to reflect on how technology in healthcare has evolved.
Industry news in brief
This month’s industry round-up features news University Hospitals Southampton has acquired HICSS electronic patient record from EMIS.
EMIS cites ‘huge increase’ in patients registering for Patient Access
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.
Patient Access adds pharmacy services to online booking
The website and app, which allows patients to book GP appointments online, will now include services such as flu vaccinations and stop smoking services.
Three suppliers chosen to supply GP IT software in Scotland
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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2019 predictions: Health tech suppliers on what’s in store
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.
Digital Health’s Review of 2018 Part One: January to June
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.
Clinical triage system cuts appointment wait time at London GP surgery
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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EMIS reveals X-citing next phase of GP IT software
The GP IT software company has announced a whole host of features including video consultations and clinical triage as well as a new web platform, EMIS-X.
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