Tech transformation could be ‘pipe dream’ if nurses are ignored
Results from a consultation with nurses and midwives on what is needed for nursing to play its part in digital transformation have been published.
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E-obs provider Patientrack to be acquired by Aussie informatics firm
E-observations platform provider Patientrack will expand its work with NHS hospitals in England after announcing its acquisition by health informatics software company, Alcidion.
NHS Scotland to link all labs through National Pathology Exchange
All NHS labs in Scotland will be linked through the National Pathology Exchange network following the approval of NHS Scotland Shared Services.
Clinicians begin year-long informatics fellowship at NHS Digital
Four frontline clinicians have started begun a year’s informatics fellowship at NHS Digital to support the design of a new generation of digital tools and services for NHS staff and patients.
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Philips snaps up VitalHealth in eHealth business boost
Philips has expanded its eHealth business after acquiring VitalHealth, a digital healthcare company specialising in population health management.
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Power to the people: signs off
Paul Hodgkin, the former GP and founder of Patient Opinion, reflects on a non-Marxist, Marxian revolution in his last column for EHI.
Renal registry to use InterSystems
The UK Renal Registry has chosen InterSystems to provide its national health informatics platform as it works on expanding the registry to cover more than one million chronic kidney disease patients.
Informatics profession gets a federation
BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, the UK Council of Health Informatics Professions and the Institute of Health Records and Information Management are working together to create a new federation for the informatics profession.
Manchester and Hitachi develop IT
Five Manchester healthcare organisations have signed an agreement with the Hitachi group to plan and develop a range of informatics projects.
CCIO sought by NHS Commissioning Board
The NHS Commissioning Board is advertising for a part-time Clinical Informatics Director to fulfil a national Chief Clinical Information Officer-like role.