InterSystems has added new functionality to its electronic patient record and management system that enables clinicians to interact with information using a touchscreen device.
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North Manchester Community Service has deployed Emis Mobile across its entire workforce, allowing staff to access patient data on the fly, update medical records in real-time and book patients in for appointments via a mobile device.
Against a backdrop of limited clinical apps from suppliers and constrained funding, NHS organisations are simply developing their own, research published by Digital Health Intelligence suggests.
Claire Read reports on newly published Digital Health Intelligence research on Mobile Working in the NHS, which explores why there hasn’t been a fuller uptake of mobile technology in the health sector, and how to overcome those barriers.
Servelec and enterprise mobility software provider Totalmobile have launched a joint solution aimed at health and care workers.
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In an old, red-brick workhouse in Preston is the nerve centre for a health IT infrastructure that stretches from Cheshire to the Lake District. Ben Heather visits the North West Shared Infrastructure Service.
The NHS needs secure applications for exchanging sensitive healthcare information. It doesn’t need doctors and nurses sending texts and pictures from their mobiles.
This white paper from Bittium sets out the case for mobile working in community healthcare, and discusses the technical issues that need to be addressed to make projects a success.
GP practices in Bath and North East Somerset are using a mobile solution provided by Targett Business Technology to support weekend services.
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has completed the roll-out of a new mobile technology tool provided by Vodafone and TotalMobile for its community nurses and midwives.