FEDIP launches new charter for health tech experts
The Federation of Informatics Professionals has launched a new charter highlighting the importance of high standards within healthcare IT.
Digital Health and Care Wales officially launches as special health authority
Digital Health and Care Wales aims to drive digital transformation and reflect the importance of digital and data across health and care.
NHS Wales Informatics Service to rebrand from April
The creation of Digital Health and Care Wales puts a stronger focus on national technology and data services, according to interim CEO Helen Thomas.
NHS Wales pathology labs undergo IT upgrades from InterSystems
Working with InterSystems the NHS Wales Informatics Service successfully completed the major upgrade to the labs system over one weekend in December.
Ascom wins £13m contact for Wales critical care information system
Ascom’s Digistat clinical information system (CIS) will enable care staff across Wales’ 14 adult critical care units to electronically manage care.
Digital contact-tracing system supports Wales’ Test, Trace and Protect
The all-Wales system allows people who have tested positive for the virus to input the contact details of close contacts to streamline the process.
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Solgari awarded £2.9m contract for part of Wales’ contact-tracing solution
NHS Wales Informatic Service required a supplier whose solution could be “integrated seamlessly” into its Microsoft Dynamics CRM solution.
£150,000 up for grabs in competition for digital Covid-19 responses
Supported by Digital Health Ecosystem Wales, the funding is available for between five and eight projects to rapidly pilot solutions.
Welsh government pledges £650,000 for specialist advice app
The Consultant Connect app has been deployed across NHS Wales to help mitigate the Covid-19 outbreak, as well as supporting primary care in the long term.
NHS Wales launches data hub to manage Covid-19 demand
It includes GP appointments; emergency department capacity; calls to NHS 111; statistics for positive tests; the number of beds; and beds with ventilators.
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