Hampshire and Isle of Wight CCGs awards IT support contract
CCGs across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have selected Healthcare Computing, in partnership with Arden & GEM to provide GP IT support services.
Digital Health’s monthly roundup of contracts and go lives
Our first go live round up of 2021 has a twist, as we cover contract signings as well, including a 10-year Cerner deal in County Durham and Darlington.
Remote monitoring launched across Hampshire and Isle of Wight
A digital platform which supports the remote care of patients with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 has been launched across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Safeguarding skin cancer services during Covid-19 using teledermatology
Dr Amy Poyner, a GP on the Isle of Wight, highlights how using teledermatology has ensured referrals continue as normal during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hampshire and Isle of Wight CHIE to select Orion Health
The decision replaces Graphnet’s CareCentric software, which has been the vendor for the shared record system since it began in 2003.
Two Isle of Wight GP practices roll out skin diagnosis app
The practices have both introduced the Dermicus app, which was created by Swedish company, Gnosco which recently teamed up with an AHSN in Wessex.
Isle of Wight says ‘alwight’ to shared care records
Information for patients at Isle of Wight NHS Trust and 16 GP surgeries on the island has gone live on one of the longest-established regional shared care records systems.
CQC criticises care records at Isle of Wight
The quality of patient records at Isle of Wight NHS Trust has been criticised by the Care Quality Commission, with inspectors finding the care record system represents “a significant risk”.
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“Life’s so much easier” with new self-care app for warfarin therapy patients
LumiraDx group has launched ‘engage’ app which delivers seamlessly automated self-care for patients on warfarin therapy (decreases blood’s tendency to clot)
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Healthcare IT industry news in brief
This week’s industry round up covers a new acquisition and some software changes that leverage wearable health data. It includes Sunquest’s acquisition of NHS developed technology, a new e-rostering service in Leeds and recognition of technology’s impor