Industry news in brief
January’s industry news in brief features a new mobile radiology unit going down a storm at Nuffield Health Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospital and the launch of a national search for technologies and innovations that could help those suffering from dementia.
Maltese company wins NHS data contract
Maltese IT company, 6pm, has announced that it has won a contract to provide its CareSolutions data warehouse to the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust in Oxford, England. The trust, which provides specialist orthopaedic and rheumatologic services, will use CareSolutions to provide all of its reporting and management information requirements. Jane Orr, assistant director of […]
Hope revives for ASCC in South
The NHS chief executive leading the Southern Programme for IT has said that plans for new Additional Supply Capability and Capacity (ASCC) procurements remain on track.
Microsoft HealthVault “stands ready”
Microsoft’s international business development lead has told E-Health Insider that the company “stands ready” to work with the government on personal health records. Should the coalition want to move forward with plans to introduce PHRs, Microsoft says it would hope to support them with its HealthVault platform. EHI TV asked whether Microsoft is disappointed by […]
DH gives go ahead to Cerner upgrades
The Department of Health has given the go ahead to a Cerner upgrade across London and the South of England that had stalled over concerns over data transfer from the UK to the US.
Microsoft launches HealthVault in UK
Microsoft has launched its personal health record platform in the UK on the Health and Lifestyle channel of the MSN network.
Predict and survive
Predictive risk modelling is coming into its own as the NHS looks to improve productivity and efficiency. Daloni Carlisle reports.
EHI’s industry round-up: appointments
This special edition of the EHI industry round-up covers appointments made by major suppliers in the healthcare IT industry and some NHS bodies whose work impacts on it. Dr Mark Ferrar joins GS1 UK board GS1 UK, the global supply chain standards and solutions organisation, has appointed an executive from NHS Connecting for Health to […]
South liable for greenfield penalties
The NHS will be liable to pay £44m to BT if it fails to deliver four ‘greenfield’ sites in the South of England ready and willing to take Cerner Millennium.
Insider View: Jon Hoeksma
It’s Christine Connelly’s paper anniversary. E-Health Insider editor Jon Hoeksma reflects on her first year.