NHS boss puts programme tender on table
NHS chief executive David Nicholson told MPs on Wednesday that the Department of Health is going to tender for alternatives to the iSoft Lorenzo and Cerner Millennium care record systems.
Patient and citizen involvement
The runners up in the best use of ICT in patient and citizen involvement category of last year’s BT e-Health Insider Awards were Renal Patient View and an emergency contraception service piloted by NHS Direct.
Finland builds on local foundations
Finland is on track to build a national electronic health record repository, which clinicians will be legally required to start using from 2011. The ambitious project, which also involves the development of a national e-prescription service and a patient-viewable record called eView, represents one of the more comprehensive e-health initiatives in Europe. Crucially, it builds […]
Wirral signs direct contact with Cerner
Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has signed a direct contract with Cerner Corporation to provide it with a new clinical IT system.
Call to re-tender for Fujitsu replacement
Conservative health minister Stephen O’Brien has called for a “proper” tendering process to replace Fujitsu as local service provider in the South of England.
Worthing may dump Cerner Millennium
Worthing and Southlands Hospitals NHS Trust may ditch its brand new Cerner Millennium system in favour of a 20-year old legacy patient administration system.
Here was the news: in 2008
The future of the National Programme for IT in the NHS was the big news of 2008. E-Health Insider’s review of the year opens with calls from opposition politicians for the programme to be reviewed or abandoned and closes with NHS chief executive David Nicholson admitting that it is now at a “pivotal point.” The […]
Here was the news for 2008
The past 12 months in primary care IT have seen the implementation of a scheme to secure GP IT system choice, increasing numbers of GP records transferred electronically and a new consent model introduced for the NHS Summary Care Record. Less successfully, 2008 also saw the disappearance of one local service provider, the government seemingly […]
That was the year that was…
Say goodbye to 2008 with E-Health Insider’s news review.
Bath extends deal with IBM for legacy system
Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust has signed a one-year, £520,000 deal with IBM to extend support for its hospital information system. The extension will take the contract with IBM to manage the TDS patient administration system into its seventeenth year. The trust was meant to have received a replacement Cerner Millennium system as part […]