NHS SBS takes on McKesson HR business
McKesson has continued the disposal of McKesson UK with the sale of its McKesson Shared Services business to NHS Shared Business Services.
NHS to switch ESR to IBM in June
The Department of Health has confirmed that the transition to a new electronic staff record system for the NHS in England and Wales will begin in June this year as part of a phased rollout to conclude in November.
IBM preferred bidder for ESR
IBM looks set to run the Electronic Staff Record after being named as the preferred bidder to take over the contract next summer.
Six suppliers on ESR shortlist
Six suppliers have been shortlisted to provide the NHS Electronic Staff Record in a contract worth £200m-£400m.
McKesson committed to ESR – to 2015
The managing director of UK Workforce Solutions for McKesson has said the company is committed to supporting the NHS Electronic Staff Record until its contract it expires in November 2015.
Symphony buys McKesson UK health ops
Private equity firm Symphony Technology Group is to acquire most of the European healthcare software business of McKesson Corporation; but not the NHS Electronic Staff Record.
ESR tender worth £200m – £400m
The Department of Health is tendering for a new Electronic Staff Record, worth £200m – £400m.
Radiology ‘must retain status’
Radiologists must make a positive response to teleradiology plans to avoid becoming “battery hens”, the annual meeting of the UK Imaging Informatics Group heard yesterday at EHI Live 2013.
‘Don’t fear’ teleradiology – white paper
Radiologists have been told that a forthcoming white paper on teleradiology will address “fears” about its impact on their profession.
ESR launches dose reduction campaign
The European Society of Radiology has set out plans to reduce inappropriate exposure to radiation that include the greater use of computerised dose monitoring and dose repositories.