Birmingham and District use virtual waiting room to maintain patient safety
Birmingham and District GP Emergency Room was able to keep patients safe when a cyber attack occurred thanks to Ummanu’s virtual waiting room technology.
Advanced issues status updates on products affected by cyber-attack
Advanced have issued a status update on their products affected by the cyber-attack, including its Adastra software which has affected NHS 111 services.
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Advanced begins forensic investigation into ransomware attack
Advanced are carrying out a forensic investigation into its recent ransomware attack which aims to find out whether patient data has been accessed.
Outage of Advanced’s health and care solutions linked to cyber-attack
Advanced experienced issues with a number of health and care products, including its Adastra software which works with 85% of NHS 111 services.
Industry news in brief
The latest Digital Health News industry round up includes a project to reduce urgent care visits and analysis of a medicines optimisation solution.
Kent and Medway introduces NHS 111 appointment booking solution
Kent and Medway have gone live with a booking solution which enables direct appointment scheduling from NHS 111.
Digital Health Unplugged: Coronavirus special
Join our news team, editor Hannah Crouch and senior reporters, Andrea Downey and Owen Hughes, as they talk through the Covid-19 stories making headlines.
Sick notes to be automated through NHS 111 to prevent Covid-19 spread
People will be able to provide a note to their employer without having face-to-face contact with GP services, reducing the risk of the virus spreading.
COVID-19: More than one million access NHS 111 support for coronavirus
More than one million people have used a dedicated NHS online support service for coronavirus since it was launched on 4 March, NHS England has said.
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Dr Google ‘diagnoses’ 100m health concerns as GP wait times rise
More people are turning to Google to self-diagnose their boo-boos and ailments, with Londoners proving the biggest ‘cyberchondriacs’.
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