The shift to electronic systems will mean the blunder of 709,000 medical correspondence items not delivered is “unlikely” to occur again, according to Hunt.
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At least 1,700 cases of potential patient harm have been identified after a huge medical correspondence storage blunder, according to a new report by the NAO.
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Jeremy Hunt said retaining rights for EU workers, staff retention and mental health for those working in the NHS are his government’s priorities at Confed.
Jeremy Hunt has retained his position as health secretary, following the Cabinet reshuffle triggered by the General Election on Thursday.
A new report from market research firm Digital Health Intelligence concludes the government’s target for all NHS hospitals to become paperless will not be met before 2027.
TPP founder Frank Hester has waded defiantly into the growing controversy about how his company shares patients GP records across the NHS.
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This week’s week health IT round-up covers a new cross border partnership in Ireland and some big wins for Civica in social care.
The vast major of £67.7m funding announced for mental health will go on six new global digital exemplars, the Department of Health has confirmed.
The humble barcode has been ubiquitous in retail for decades. Now the NHS is trying to use the technology to track faulty devices and improve patient safety.
People and policies came and went at the top of healthcare IT, but some trusts pushed on with major projects and news emerged of tech developments that might shape the years ahead. Lyn Whitfield reviews 2016.