Sheffield Teaching Hospitals has implemented Virtualstock’s The Edge for Health, which aims to bring Amazon-like simplicity to the NHS’s supply chain.
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NHS England’s loss of clinical correspondence has been labelled “one of the biggest failures in the NHS in recent history” by the Public Accounts Committee.
MPs investigating the biggest ever loss of NHS medical correspondence have been told that 162,000 extra documents went missing, beyond the 702,000 pieces of NHS correspondence already known to have been undelivered.
The shift to electronic systems will mean the blunder of 709,000 medical correspondence items not delivered is “unlikely” to occur again, according to Hunt.
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The end of NPfIT contracts in the North, Midlands and East looks unlikely to trigger an immediate, large-scale change in IT systems, with the HSCIC and industry contracts predicting that 60% of systems installed by CSC will be retained.
Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust has chosen RiO for its community services, and will work with Patients Know Best on a fully integrated patient portal.
NHS Shared Business Services has launched a new clinical information systems framework that could be worth up to £1.25 billion, with 26 different suppliers offering solutions.
The much anticipated announcement of which trusts have secured funding from the second round of tech fund bids is in Danny Alexander’s inbox, awaiting approval, Beverley Bryant told EHI Live 2014.