Leeds resumes digital dictation
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has resumed its digital dictation and speech recognition project after it was put on hold due to major delays in the production of patient letters.
Leeds takes Agfa PACS
Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust has signed a new contract with Accenture to deploy Agfa’s picture archiving and communications system.
Making IT ‘appen
Haidar Samiei and Brad Wilson have developed some really useful medical apps – and a wasteful meetings game. Rebecca Todd dropped by Leeds University Teaching Hospital to learn more.
Leeds hospital pharmacists access SCR
One of the largest hospitals in the UK is to roll-out access to the Summary Care Record to all its pharmacists by the end of this month.
Leeds changes directory in IT refresh
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is moving its directory from a Novell platform to Microsoft Active Directory as it progresses a five year, £37m informatics strategy.
Two trusts suspend Theriak trials
Two NHS pilot sites for a new e-prescribing system have had to suspend their trials because Theriak ehf, the Icelandic company behind the software, has been placed in administration.
Leeds and ReStart build open portal
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is working with consultancy ReStart to develop an open source portal to give clinicians a single view of data held in its PAS and departmental systems.
iSoft picks up renewals worth £5.4m
Two trusts in Yorkshire have renewed their contracts with iSoft for patient administration systems and another has extended its deal for radiology and theatre systems.
Leeds hospitals to go wireless
Leeds Hospitals NHS Trust is to implement a wireless network worth up to £3.5m following a successful pilot scheme.
Digital dictation replaces Leeds jobs
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will reduce medical secretary posts by around a third by introducing digital dictation and speech recognition for medical correspondence.