Cambridge University Hospitals selects Change Healthcare for PACS
The supplier was chosen by the trust following a procurement process, with the new system due to go live in summer 2018.
Allscripts buys McKesson’s US electronic health records business
US clinical information systems suppliers Allscripts is to buy McKesson’s US hospital information systems business in a £142m ($185) deal.
Health IT news in brief
This week’s round-up of Health IT news includes free wi-fi for GP practices, a new IT direction for Harrogate and the race between paper and software.
Global digital health VC funding hit £4.2 billion in 2016
Record venture capital funds were raised for digital health companies in 2016, according to a new report.
Radiology transformation through collaboration
Ireland’s National Radiology Quality Improvement Programme used the Conserus Workflow Intelligence solution to drive quality improvement against national guidelines; and its success has made McKesson keen to promote similar initiatives in the UK
Cardiology clinic reduces pressure on Queen’s Medical Centre
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust transformed its cardiology service by introducing a physiologist-led Echo Valve Clinic, with IT support from McKesson.
Healthcare IT news in brief
This week’s industry round-up includes news of IT go-lives from NHS Wales, McKesson and TPP.
Michael Thick joins IMS Maxims
Clinical IT veteran Michael Thick has joined IMS Maxims as the company’s chief medical officer and chief clinical information officer.
NHS SBS takes on McKesson HR business
McKesson has continued the disposal of McKesson UK with the sale of its McKesson Shared Services business to NHS Shared Business Services.
NHS to switch ESR to IBM in June
The Department of Health has confirmed that the transition to a new electronic staff record system for the NHS in England and Wales will begin in June this year as part of a phased rollout to conclude in November.