A House of Lords select committee has called on NHS England to urgently develop a consistent and rigorous approach to data sharing agreements, so as to put the NHS in a position to tap the value of AI initiatives in healthcare.
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The House of Lords Select Committee has published a damning report on the state of NHS health IT, saying there’s a “worrying absence of credible strategy”.
Members of the House of Lords have told the government they have “significant concerns” about the delay in the launch of the full National Pandemic Flu Service, which is not due to be ready until 1 October. In a report on pandemic flu, the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee said the government appeared […]
The government has been urged to place the development of a national electronic health record system at the top of its agenda to secure the full benefits of genomic medicine.
The Department of Health is drawing up plans for an interim flu line after admitting that its National Flu Line Service will not be ready until October. Health secretary Alan Johnson told the House of Commons that the alternative system would let patients call a single number and that this would generate the collection of […]
A telephone and web-based National Flu Line service to offer advice and authorise access to antiviral medicines in the event of a pandemic will not be ready until the autumn, the Department of Health has admitted.
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Single-sign on specialist, Imprivata, is now working with 35 acute NHS trusts, enabling all desktop applications to be accessed using just one set of log-in details through its OneSign application. Onesign is being deployed across the NHS to enable clinicians to access vital patient information as quickly, easily and securely as possible. It ensures that […]
The House of Lords has backed proposals to make it a criminal offence to disclose personal information intentionally or recklessly. The backing follows the Information Commissioner’s call for NHS chief executives to be held accountable for any data loss last week. If the amendment it is to become law, it will need to be approved […]
Jon Hoeksma A major review of Electronic Patient Records (EPR) is underway by the Department of Health to get the programme back on track and the Information Policy Unit (IPU) has at last acknowledged the early EPR targets will not be met. E-Health Insider has learned that a review of the EPR programme is underway […]