Getting the right medicine to the right patient at the right time has long been considered an area in which digital solutions can be a valuable aid. But with integrated care systems having become statutory bodies, what does effective medicines management now look like? Claire Read reports.
Boots has become the first pharmacy in the UK to deliver prescription medicines by drone following a test flight from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight.
The Health and Social Care Board in Northern Ireland has penned a deal which will see a primary care medicines optimisation solution deployed.
Many organisations and regions are now reaching a good level of maturity with their integrated digital care record programmes. This presents the opportunity to start building on these foundations by adding further capabilities poised at improving the safety and efficiency of care.
The standards are for recording and sharing computer-readable information between hospital, GP and community-based services.
Powys Health Teaching Board has deployed prescribing decision support software to GPs across mid-Wales with the aim of delivering better treatment to the 133,000 people living in the region.
Health software firm, iSoft, has announced the fifth German early adopter site that will implement elements of its Lorenzo software as it becomes available. In a deal worth €1.8m, Klinikum Saarbrücken will install iSoft’s ClincCentre hospital information system (HIS). According to iSoft, as replacement Lorenzo modules become available Klinikum Saarbrücken will gradually replace individual modules […]
Use of Map of Medicine in primary care has led to a significant reduction in inadequate referrals from GPs, according to a new study.
Agfa Healthcare, part of Agfa-Gaveart, has signed an agreement to integrate Oasis workstation software from Segami Corporation into the workflow of its latest Impax PACS system. The new software is said to enable physicians to review, process and report studies, helping to streamline patient care in nuclear medicine by providing a single system that automates […]
Siemens has announced it has improved its SAP-based information system, i.s.h.med, by adding new modules and integrating primary components of its Soarian workflow solution for the first time. The integration comes as part of the latest offering by Siemens for i.s.h.med – Enhancement Package 4. The two new modules also have a similar design to […]