Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust have nominated two digital “fast followers”, in a further indication of how the next wave of NHS digital transformation will take shape.
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IMS Maxims chief clinical information officer has been elected chair of the CCIO Industry Network, a group of clinicians working for healthcare technology and software suppliers.
Open source was all the rage in the NHS in 2015, but it’s barely rated in the past 12 months. Jon Hoeksma examines the drivers behind the quiet pivot and whether there is still place for open source in the NHS.
The government’s Accelerated Access Review is a good start on shortening the time from bench to bedside innovation. But there’s more still to do, argues IMS MAXIMS’ chief clinical information officer and chief medical officer.
Steven Bloor, the chief information officer at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, talks to Lyn Whitfield about how its openMaxims deployment is going, and what he’s learned about the benefits and risks of open source software.
Shane Tickell, the chief executive of IMS Maxims, says it’s shocking there are so few women working in the tech industry, and companies need to address that, while commercial director Leesa Ewing gives her perspective.
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust went live in September 2015 with the UK’s first open source electronic patient record from IMS Maxims. This case study explains the thinking behind the move; and the benefits.
In the first guest column from members of the Industry CCIO Network, Michael Thick of IMS Maxims discusses some of the downsides and benefits of leaving the world of NHS IT for the supplier community.
IMS Maxims has released the latest version of its open source electronic patient record, including all of the enhancements made for Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be the third acute trust to deploy the openMaxims electronic patient record.