EMRAD launches clinical decision support for radiology referrals
The iRefer Clinical Decision Support (CDS) tool has been rolled out across the East Midlands Imaging Network (EMRAD) to improve radiology referrals.
New £11m programme to explore AI in lung cancer diagnosis
Clinical, imaging and molecular data will be combined for the first time using AI with the aim of more accurately and quickly diagnosing lung cancer.
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Two trusts trial AI to diagnose breast cancer sooner
The trial aims to help develop, test and ultimately deploy artificial intelligence (AI) tools in the breast cancer screening programme in the East Midlands.
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NUH and Macmillan pilot new ‘virtual clinic’ for tumour patients
Virtual Clinic was trialled as part of efforts to help improve care for patients with brain tumours across the East Midlands.
Nottingham University goes live with orders and results software
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) has gone live with System C’s orders and results software, which it is anticipated will handle around 4,000 orders and 38,000 results per day.
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Nottingham to review digital care record due to patient safety concerns
Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust is to urgently review its £14m digital records system roll-out after consultants wrote to the trust medical director expressing concerns about the system and its impact on patient safety.
Cardiology clinic reduces pressure on Queen’s Medical Centre
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust transformed its cardiology service by introducing a physiologist-led Echo Valve Clinic, with IT support from McKesson.
Special report: Mobile Working on the Wards
Technology that can be used at the bedside to record vital signs and calculate early warning scores was a focus for the technology funds. Fiona Barr looks at how trusts are starting to do more with these systems.
Nottingham kiosks ‘improve efficiency’
Early research on new check-in kiosks at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust shows they have led to improved efficiency, the trust says.e
Notts and Durham tap Nervecentre
Two trusts in the North and Midlands of England have signed deals with Nervecentre to roll out electronic observations software, using grants from NHS England’s technology fund.