MSoft showcases blood tracking on Second Life
One of the many landscapes residents can travel in and seek medical assistance Msoft, the electronic blood tracking specialist, has begun showcasing its technology on Second Life, the virtual online society shaped entirely by users, where they can live a parallel life. The company partnered with IBM and Linden Research to showcase its electronic blood […]
I am not a gambler
Frank Gotthardt, head of Gemany’s fast-growing CompuGroup, tells E-Health Europe why he was not willing to buy iSoft at any price.
CfH benefits bigger than problems
The new NHS computer system is fraught with problems but offers huge benefits if clinicians play a greater role in its creation, says Dr Henry Dowlen.
ESR approaches one million NHS staff
The ninth wave of NHS organisations have gone live with the integrated HR and payroll system, the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR); as a result 476 organisations covering 949,470 NHS employees are now using the system. The £300m 15-year Department of Health project is being delivered by a consortium led by health IT specialist McKesson, […]
Guernsey awards EPR contract to TrakHealth
The Health & Social Services Department of Guernsey has awarded TrakHealth a ten-year deal to provide all healthcare providers on the island with an integrated electronic patient records (EPR) system. The integrated EPR, based on a system called TrakCare, will be used to support the delivery of comprehensive health and social care services to the […]
60 Seconds Interview: Jill Beech
In the latest 60 second interview focusing on the people making NHS computing work, Joe Fernandez quizzes Jill Beech, pathology quality and systems manager at Milton Keynes General Hospital.
St Mary’s deploys new colposcopy CIS
St Mary’s NHS Trust London, has deployed a new Colposcopy Clinical Information System from AxSys Technology into its gynaecology department. The trust has the largest colposcopy service of its kind within London and needed to replace its existing in-house database that was being used to collect clinical data for colposcopic investigations with a system that […]
Hewitt launches ‘Choose and Book’ librarians
Health secretary Patricia Hewitt has launched ten ‘choice’ library pilots. Librarians in the pilots will be trained to help people find and make sense of information about different healthcare providers and "choose and book" their hospital appointment. A DH spokesperson told EHI that the librarians would help people better understand the choices available to them, but would […]
Suspended Fujitsu exec tells MPs NPfIT needs leadership
The senior manager at Fujitsu who said the National Programme for IT was in danger of delivering “a camel, and not the racehorse that we might try to produce”, has told a parliamentary committee that this can only be solved with more ‘visionary and proactive leadership from the NHS.’ Andrew Rollerson, who was credited as […]
Good progress towards GP2GP
CfH’s Professor Mike Pringle details progress towards GP2GP record transfers.