Health Solutions Wales is set to roll out a new tool to predict patients at risk of emergency hospital admission on 1 April. The tool, called PRISM, allows GPs to log into a web-based system where they can view their patient population stratified for risk of emergency admission to hospital in the next 12 months. […]
Predictive risk modelling is coming into its own as the NHS looks to improve productivity and efficiency. Daloni Carlisle reports.
Welsh First Minister Rhodri Morgan, has lent his support to the use of telemedicine within the country, saying that it has had great benefits for NHS Wales. Speaking ahead of last week’s seventh summit of the British Irish Council on the Isle of Man, which focused on the benefits of telemedicine, Morgan said: "Wales has […]
The NHS took a step towards greater broadband access last week when Wales health minister, Jane Hutt, officially launched the roll-out of a broadband network which will link all the service’s organisations in the principality. Supplied and managed by BT, the service is up and running and delivering improved e-mail and web services. Within a […]