Open source to be big tech fund 2 winner
Open source projects will likely be the stand-out winners of NHS England’s tech fund 2 awards, EHI News has learned.
Ramsay signs deal for openMaxims
Independent healthcare provider Ramsay Health Care has signed a ten-year contract with IMS Maxims for its open source electronic patient record system and clinical modules.
Coming up, in 2015
A clear direction for NHS IT was set in 2014; but could be disrupted by the general election due on 7 May, according to experts asked for their predictions for healthcare IT in 2015.
What you said in 2014
The stories that had EHI readers commenting in 2014 dealt with some real blasts from the past; the NHS Number, Windows XP, and the aftermath of the National Programme for IT.
Open source framework needed – CIO
NHS England has been urged to set up an open source procurement framework to give chief information officers and clinicians more confidence in the systems.
Open source aims to reach milestone in Newcastle
NHS England is holding a key open source event in Newcastle this week. Ahead of the event, EHI editor Jon Hoeksma argues the movement will have much to celebrate; but some major tests still lie ahead.
Third of tech fund 2 bids open source
Thirty per cent of applications for tech fund 2 involve the use of open source software, NHS England’s head of business systems told the Handi Health Conference at EHI Live 2014 in Birmingham.
Health CIO profile: Eileen Jessop
The deputy director of informatics at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust talks to Sam Sachdeva about her career, its electronic patient record plans, and the trust’s role in a changing NHS.
Joe’s view: open EHR
Joe McDonald remembers the days of dial up and proprietary web packages. Can the NHS learn from the move to virtually free software and open communities?
Spine2 is alive
The replacement for the NHS data spine, Spine2, went live over the bank holiday weekend.