So far the programme has helped 122 homeless people by using technology to improve how outreach workers respond to their healthcare needs.
Bupa has announced it is partnering up with HealthTap to develop innovative healthcare solutions for its 16.5 million customers.
Skin checking app Miiskin has teamed up with the British Skin Foundation to promote skin cancer awareness and self-checking.
This month’s industry nibs features NHS academy launching a leadership training programme for community pharmacists.
AXA PPP healthcare has delved into the new phenomena of autonomous sensory meridian response in a bid to relieve Brits from sleepless nights.
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Fiona Barr hears about the growing sophistication of information and record sharing models, and about some of the different systems that are being put through their paces by vanguards and pioneers.
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 […]
Health software firm, iSoft, has announced the fifth German early adopter site that will implement elements of its Lorenzo software as it becomes available. In a deal worth €1.8m, Klinikum Saarbrücken will install iSoft’s ClincCentre hospital information system (HIS). According to iSoft, as replacement Lorenzo modules become available Klinikum Saarbrücken will gradually replace individual modules […]
JAOtech Obie Smart More than 600 JAOtech Obie Smart Terminals, for use by clinicians and patients, have been installed at the Centre Hospitalier de la Region d’Annecy in South East France. The deployment of the 17-inch all-in-one terminals, which provide medical staff with secure access to clinical data at the patients’ bedside, is believed to […]
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 […]