‘IT has generated substantial savings for us’
Philipp Grätzel speaks to Uwe Pöttgen, head of corporate department IT at Asklepios, about the ‘Asklepios Future Hospital Programme’.
Strategy for greener government IT
Government departments and executive agencies are being asked to take steps to reduce the energy consumption of their IT systems and make them carbon neutral over their lifetimes. The plans have been unveiled in a strategy document, Greening Government ICT, which sets out short and longer-term targets for cutting carbon emissions. The Cabinet Office strategy […]
Intel gets approval for telecare device
Intel has received market clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for a new personal telehealth system.
Intel webinar on mobility at the point of care
Intel Digital Health will on 26 June hold a free online web seminar on the value of mobility at the point of care. Intel says the webinar will help participants understand the value of using mobile devices – such as the mobile clinical assistant (MCA) at the point of care within their health organisation. As […]
Continua promises products by year end
Continua Health Alliance says the first interoperable personal telehealth products, able to work with each other out ‘of the box’, will be in stores by year end. The first standards produced by the industry Alliance, including health USB and Bluetooth standards, are due for publication in the next month. Continua is a Intel-championed open industry […]
Patient information: how ICTs can help
Fiona Barr looks at the role information technology can play in providing greater information for patients.
New clinic in Ireland to study ageing process
The Technology Research for Independent Living (TRIL) centre in Dublin, has opened a new clinic, supported by Intel and the Industrial Development Agency Ireland, which aims to discover and deliver technology solutions to support independent ageing. The clinic will be based in St James’s Hospital in Dublin, and aims to combine clinical knowledge with the […]
High tech healing space unveiled by Philips
A room divider displaying medical records forms part of a ‘healing space’ and was among the technological pickings on show from Philips this week.
Siemens signs major contract for electronic patient records
In one of the largest European private electronic patient record (EPR) deals to date Siemens and German private hospital group Rhoen Klinikum AG have agreed to implement up to one million web-based EPRs per year for the customers of Rhoen’s medical facilities. The whole project covers at least 46 Rhoen hospitals as well as a […]
Kings College deploys hardware virtualisation
Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have implemented a new hardware virtualisation layer to help make integration of its different IT systems faster and more resilient. The trust have updated the perofrmance of their eGate integration engine software with a new HP ProLiant server, equipped with a hardware virtualisation system called QuickTransit, from developers Transitive. The trust’s old […]