Skin checking app Miiskin has teamed up with the British Skin Foundation to promote skin cancer awareness and self-checking.
A platform which gives GPs the ability to immediately speak to a local specialist is hoping to help ease winter pressures on A&E departments.
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A teaching hospital in Southampton has started to introduce interactive whiteboards in wards to help improve patient safety.
A chief nursing officer has called for to the profession to get behind the introduction of nursing information standards.
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The app has been designed by the university’s eResearch Centre and combines the increase in fitness levels with discovering new things about the city.
Servelec Group has acquired social care software provider Corelogic in a £23.5m deal to help it move towards offering a fully integrated IT solution to health and social care.
GP system user groups are developing roadmaps for system development that suppliers must comply with under the new GP Systems of Choice contract.
A high profile coalition of patient advocates, US doctors, software vendors and bloggers have launched a Declaration of Rights for health data, HealthDataRights.org. The new site aims to use social media to build support for increasing patient access to electronic health records. Although launched in the US, HealthDataRights appears universal in its aspirations. The main […]
Commissioning specialist Humana Europe has launched an interactive training system to help GPs and practice managers in the UK learn how to commission services more effectively. The Practice Based Commissioning Simulator has been developed in conjunction with the primary care body the NHS Alliance and Swedish-based BTS, a provider of customised business simulations. Humana Europe […]
GE Healthcare has launched a programme of €72m ($100m) in interest-free loans to boost electronic medical record (EMR) adoption in the US. Hospitals and doctors will be offered loans to invest in GE Healthcare’s Centricity EMR software, without having to first raise funding for capital investment. Investment in certified EMR systems forms a key part […]