Microtest has bagged a significant contract win in Wales after its clinical IT system was selected for adoption by 111 GP surgeries.
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The company, which will become part of Clanwilliam’s NHS division, provides predictive analytics technology to every GP practice in Wales to help doctors predict when specific patients are at risk of developing chronic diseases.
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This week, Digital Health News speaks to Rachael Robins, who is an interim CNIO at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and is the first CNIO to be appointed in Wales.
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April’s industry news in brief features YouGov research which suggests UK adults are open to using new health technology. We also feature the news that Mictrotest has officially signed a contract with NHS Wales Informatics Service to be one of two suppliers for GP clinical IT systems in the country.
Microtest has been selected as one of two new IT vendors for NHS Wales, following the loss of Emis’s preferred supplier status.
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Emis has announced it has lost preferred vendor status for GP practices in Wales which means 195 practices will now have to be transitioned to a new supplier.
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As the New Year fast approaches, Digital Health News asked influential UK digital health leaders to give their predictions of what lies in store for the world of digital health and NHS IT in 2018.
This month’s industry nibs includes NHS Wales embarking on a new early payment programme for its suppliers and product launches.
The recent WannaCry attack highlighted the difficulty of managing cyber security in the highly devolved English NHS system, where there is no central control of IT systems.