Healthcare IT news in brief
This week’s industry round-up includes the news that NHS Shared Business Services has delivered a new framework and Skyscape has won a contract with Genomics England.
RNOH takes McKesson PACS
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust has signed a seven-year contract with McKesson for a picture archiving and communications system and radiology information system.
Made to measure
Dose monitoring should deliver many benefits, but it’s proving hard to sell to NHS trusts. Kim Thomas reports ahead of the annual meeting of the UK Imaging Informatics Group this autumn.
Orthopaedic trust live with new PACS
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with its Fujifilm picture archiving and communication system.
HSS integrates dose monitoring
Healthcare Software Solutions, part of the Wellbeing Software Group, has integrated DoseMonitor, a dose monitoring product, into CRIS, its radiology information system.
HSS management backed by Elysian
Wellbeing Software Group, a healthcare technology provider formed of three business units, including HSS, has been acquired by Elysian Capital.
South West trusts find RIS slow going
Taunton and Somerset and Yeovil District Hospital NHS foundation trusts are still migrating data to a new radiology system, three months after the deadline for doing so.
Kent trusts still using HSS RIS
Four Kent trusts experiencing problems with a new radiology information system from GE Healthcare are continuing to use a lookup version of their legacy HSS RIS.
RIS replacements: hard to do, easy to get wrong
Some trusts that have chosen to implement new radiology information systems on exiting their National PACS Programme contracts have reported problems. Kim Thomas reports.
Cheshire and Merseyside implements RIS
A consortium of 11 trusts in Cheshire and Merseyside has implemented a radiology information system from HSS, on a five-year contract.