1,000 NI patients using telemonitoring
One thousand patients are using a new telemonitoring service in Northern Ireland which aims to help 20,000 people with long-term conditions manage their own health.
Northern Ireland prepares for portal
Health and Social Care Northern Ireland is set to complete the first stage of preparation for the nationwide roll-out of its electronic care record in the next two weeks.
Orion to support NI health plans
Health and Social Care Northern Ireland has announced that it will deploy a £9m nationwide electronic care record, which will be supplied by Orion Health.
TF3 wins £18m NI telehealth deal
The TF3 consortium has won a six year contract to provide a remote telemonitoring service to more than 8,000 patients across Northern Ireland.
Welsh software used for NI screening
Northern Ireland is using software developed in Wales to extend its bowel cancer screening programme.
NI awards €78m contract to HP
Northern Ireland’s Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has awarded a contract worth up to €78.5m to Hewlett-Packard to update the technology behind the country’s hospital patient administration systems. The framework contract includes procuring ICT equipment and services for regional projects across Northern Ireland over the next four years and providing a range […]
Orion wins Northern Ireland ECR deal
Northern Ireland has named Orion as the winner of a procurement for a proof of concept project for a province-wide electronic care record (ECR). The one-year deal will be to develop a new portal-based electronic health record, predominantly for use in secondary care but linking hospitals and practices, with the potential to also link social […]
NI rolls out national flu surveillance
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety and the Business Services Organisation in Northern Ireland is preparing to roll-out a nationwide flu surveillance solution from Apollo Medical Systems. The data extraction query solution, which is in its final stages of development, will be piloted in 12 GP practices before it is rolled out […]
EHI’s industry round up 31.7.2009
This month’s E-Health Insider industry round-up covers new and upgraded products, system deployments and other developments at leading healthcare IT suppliers. Eizo supports Sectra in Northern Ireland Monitor manufacturer Eizo has been chosen to provide medical monitors for the Swedish medical IT company Sectra, which is installing PACS at Northern Ireland’s hospitals. The Northern Ireland […]
Ofcom launches 111 consultation
Ofcom has launched a consultation on the use of a national 111 non-emergency number for healthcare. Following the consultation, the Department of Health plans to pilot the new number and to roll the service out across England. Ofcom, the independent regulator for the UK communications industries, will run the consultation from today, looking at use […]