Patient Opinion now Looking Local
Patient Opinion has formed a partnership with Looking Local to allow people to use its feedback service even if they do not have internet access. Traditionally, Patient Opinion has used its website to allow users to provide feedback on local health services and then routed their stories to people within the NHS who can make […]
EHI’s industry round-up 01.10.2010
Derby NHS Trust gets EDS from Sunquest ICE Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has signed a deal with Sunquest ICE so it can use its electronic discharge summary solution across NHS Derby City and NHS Derbyshire County. ICE allows medical staff to compile discharge letters and then dispatch them electronically to GPs. The trusts has […]
Leeds med students given iPhones
More than 500 medical students at the University of Leeds have been given iPhones so they can access progress files, assessment modules and educational tools as part of their studies.
InterSystems first on ITK accreditation
InterSystems has become the first IT supplier to achieve NHS Interoperability Toolkit accreditation from the NHS, for an integration solution based on Ensemble.
Ship co trials Plain decision support
European based shipping management group, Intresco, has announced that it will trial Plain Healthcare’s Odyssey MarineAssess to provide its ships’ crews with fast and efficient medical advice when out at sea. The software, which will be provided on touch screen tablets, is designed to be used by the ships’ captains in the event of a […]
EHI’s industry round up 31.08.2010
This month’s industry round up covers the launch of a new patient wristband from JL Group, a new clinical correspondence system from SRC, and improvements to Imprivata’s OneSign single sign-on and context management system. There is also news of contract renewals and wins, and the award of an international information security management standard to NHS […]
Hope revives for ASCC in South
The NHS chief executive leading the Southern Programme for IT has said that plans for new Additional Supply Capability and Capacity (ASCC) procurements remain on track.
Expert view: Ian Herbert
After 38 years of involvement with NHS IT, Ian Herbert offers an informatician’s view of the white paper, ‘Liberating the NHS’.
Scottish ECS study ‘will show benefits’
The lead author of a critical incident study of the Emergency Care Record in Scotland has said that it shows that the record improves patient care by enabling safer decision making. Libby Morris said the study surveyed three acute receiving units and found that clinical decisions can be more timely, accurate and patient centered when using the ECS. […]
EHI’s industry round up 29.07.2010
This month’s industry round up has a focus on the web, with news of an intranet and extranet upgrade for NHS North East, a new training platform for staff dealing with crucially ill patients on general wards, an upgrade to the Spotting the Sick Child resource, and some interactive health services launched by the private […]