EHI PC Interview: INPS
Fiona Barr talks to Max Brighton, Russell Blackmore and Simon Fanthorpe about the future of INPS and its Vision 360 data hub.
Lanarkshire GPs have Vision
INPS has announced that it has signed an agreement to supply its Vision system to 83 GP practices in NHS Lanarkshire that currently use the much criticised GPASS system.
NHS Scotland gets Knowledge Network
A professional social networking site for NHS staff in Scotland has been unveiled by Scottish Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon.
NHS Scotland picks Ensemble to integrate
NHS Scotland has awarded a contract to InterSystems for a national licence to use its Ensemble product for e-health integration across the Scottish health service.
Expert view: Paul Michaels
The director of consulting at Metri UK considers how to make cuts sensibly and what role outsourcing IT services can play.
Scottish telemedicine trial success
Cisco has released results from a survey of patients taking part in a Scottish telemedicine trial, showing that almost 100% were satisfied with the technology used to remotely assess minor medical conditions. In January 2008, the Scottish Centre for Telehealth joined forces with NHS Scotland and Cisco to run a trial in the emergency department […]
E-Health Insider’s industry round up 24.04.09
This month’s E-Health Insider industry round-up covers new products, system deployments and other developments at leading healthcare IT suppliers. Directorate receives ISO accreditation The directorate at Walsall Manor Hospitals NHS Trust that manages estates, telecommunications and medical equipment has achieved the ISO 9001 quality management system standard – the first time a whole hospital directorate […]
Journalists warned of possible ECS breach
Seven BBC journalists have been told that information held on their Emergency Care Summary in Scotland may have been inappropriately accessed by a doctor. NHS Fife wrote to the seven after discovering that a doctor working for it may have accessed the records. The health board notified Fife Police and the clinician involved has now […]
BT eHealth Insider Awards 2008 – finalists
Finalists for the prestigious BT e-Health Insider Awards ‘08 were chosen by judges meeting in London this week. The finalists were picked from 138 entries – almost twice as many as last year – submitted by organisations around the UK. The winners’ identities will remain a close secret until the awards ceremony on 17 November […]
Scotland commits to incremental e-health
The Scottish government has pledged consolidate its SCI Gateway and Store, and enhance its Emergency Care Summary Service.