The Christie becomes first specialist cancer trust to deploy CardMedic
The Christie has deployed the CardMedic app to help address communication barriers at the trust and tackle health inequalities.
Wirral implements oncology management system for blood cancer
Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation has become the first in the UK to implement a Cerner-supplied oncology management system for better management of patients with blood cancer.
Health CIO profile: Thomas Poulter
The IM&T director at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is revamping its IT ahead of a move to a new hospital in 2018. Sam Sachdeva reports.
Sheffield improves results turnaround
Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has halved the turnaround time for test results after going live with an in-house cancer diagnostic system.
Wireless supports Weston e-prescribing
The oncology day unit at Weston General Hospital has adopted a wireless system to enable it to carry out efficient e-prescribing.
Siemens signs Impac oncology deal
Siemens Healthcare and Impac Medical Systems have extended their cooperation agreement for information systems for oncology. Under the latest agreement, Siemens will offer the Mosaiq software as its next generation oncology information system (OIS). Customers using its Lantis software, the OIS currently sold by Siemens, will have the option of upgrading or continuing to use […]
‘EuroGoogle for cancer’ launched
An new initiative to boost cancer prevention, treatment and care across Europe by improving communications has been described by one its leaders as ‘EuroGoogle for cancer’.
Carestream chosen for Israel-wide RIS-PACS
Carestream Health has been awarded a €19.4m ($25m) country-wide contract for a RIS-PACS project across Israel’s Clalit Health Services. The Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS), and Radiology Information System (RIS) and central archiving solution will be deployed across all Clalit’s hospitals and imaging centers in Israel. Clalit Health Services is a health management organisation […]
Philips and Utrecht University partner on research
Royal Philips Electronics and the University Medical Centre Utrecht have signed a morandum of understanding setting out a long-term research partnership. The new partnership between UMC, the Netherlands’ biggest university hospital, and Philips will focus on developing new solutions for the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of major disease areas. Philips and UMC will develop collaborative […]
Barco upgrades 3D imaging software
Image from Version 6.3 of Voxar 3D Belgium medical imaging specialist Barco has released an updated version of its Voxar 3D advanced visualisation software suite, integrated into Agfa’s IMPAX picture archiving and communication system. Version 6.3 of Voxar is said to provide streamlined imaging workflow, enabling physicians to read and report their studies faster and […]