Microsoft launches HealthVault in UK
Microsoft has launched its personal health record platform in the UK on the Health and Lifestyle channel of the MSN network.
Cameron: Don’t believe Google scare
David Cameron has said people should not believe “scare stories” about patients’ medical records being handed over to companies such as Google and Microsoft, if the Conservatives are elected.
HealthSpace expansion plans shelved
The Department of Health has shelved plans for a massive expansion of its personal health record project, HealthSpace.
This is the year to come
Sandra Hempel asks leading figures in healthcare IT to look ahead to 2009.
IT underpins NHS reform in Queen’s speech
The government is planning to introduce a health bill to Parliament that will require further investment in IT and new information services for the public, the Queen’s speech has confirmed. The National Health Service Reform Bill will give the NHS its first, ever written constitution, drive forward the government’s quality and choice agendas, and strengthen […]
EHI talks to Tim Donohoe, group director at Connecting for Health, about the development of the national electronic prescribing service.