Intersystems’ TrakCare has been selected as the electronic patient record supplier for three Liverpool acute trusts in a multi-million pound contract.
NHS Improvement has rejected the University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust’s multi-million pound bid to deliver an integrated EPR.
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A glitch in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts Lorenzo PAS meant ten patients were not seen for over a year.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is pursuing a Lorenzo development plan despite “significant” problems with the system.
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust expects deploying Cerner Millennium will now cost £12.24 million, against an original budget of £4.74 million.
With the National Programme for IT finally coming to close, and new funding scarce, there were fewer system deployments in the NHS in 2016. But in those trusts that did go-live, new systems have mostly avoided the chaos that accompanied many deployments
The Midlands trust has picked the Allscripts system as part £32 million ‘digital trust’ programme.
Whipps Cross University Hospital has had a electronic patient record for years but many staff are still using paper.
Clatterbridge Cancer Centre went live with a Meditech EPR in May, becoming the first trust to implement the oncology module. Laura Stevens went to see how it went, and to hear about the trust’s plans for the new year.
While big trusts grab headlines for big-bang EPRs, Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been quietly getting on with a best of breed strategy, delivered through an app built by its own IT team. Ben Heather went to have a look.