Colin Henderson, former boss of Orion Health UK, has been confirmed as DXC’s new general manager for the company’s Healthcare and Life Sciences.
One of the largest trusts in the country has seen its pathology IT system crash, forcing it to postpone some appointments and surgery.
Colin Sweeney and Clive Stringer worked for 20 and 35 years respectively in IT at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. They share their top tips for implementing electronic patient record systems.
Six of the ‘iSoft7’ NHS trusts that retained their iSoft systems rather than enter the National Programme for IT have extended their contracts with CSC to cover the procurement and implementation of new electronic patient records.
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has selected Allscripts to provide its new electronic patient record, which it plans to have in place by the end of 2016.
Three quarters of GPs that were using iSoft systems when CSC announced it was pulling support for the products have switched to Emis Web.
More than 2,000 GP practices in England and Wales have upgraded to Emis Web over the past year, bringing the total number of users to 3,000.
Lis Evenstad visits University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which is taking a best of breed approach to going paperless by 2016, centred on its own clinical results reporting system.
In the ‘Hunt for EPR Exemplars’, EHI news editor Rebecca Todd joined a ward round at King’s College Hospital in London to see why it is so often mentioned as a leader in healthcare IT.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is digitising 130 hospital forms to be accessed via a portal being developed by an in-house team.