IBM is reportedly trying to sell its healthcare division, Watson Health, for more than £700million following Oracles acquisition of Cerner.
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Oracle has confirmed it has acquired global electronic health record (EHR) provider, Cerner, in a deal worth around £22.4billion ($28.3billion).
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Technology analysis firm Gartner expresses concerns over the NHS IT market, saying it is too reliant on closed proprietary systems.
The Department of Health is tendering for a new Electronic Staff Record, worth £200m – £400m.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has implemented Oracle’s Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition to provide it with in-depth data on financial, clinical and operational performance within the trust.
COCIR, the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry, has announced that Oracle has become its latest member. Oracle offers healthcare IT solutions to a wide range of healthcare stakeholders, including payers, providers, governments and research facilities. COCIR, a not for profit organisation based in Brussels, said that Oracle’s objectives are very […]
Oracle has expanded its reach into the life sciences sector with the acquisition of life sciences applications software firm Phase Forward for €509m ($685m).
The discharge summary target Graphnet has announced that its consortium of IT suppliers has successfully completed proof of concept witness testing for NHS Connecting for Health’s standards for electronic discharge summaries. The standards have been developed as part of CfH’s Interoperability Toolkit and were published in January, with the aim of completing proof of concept projects […]
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust has signed a three year contract with Oasis Medical Solutions for an upgraded trust-wide patient administration system. The trust finalised the agreement earlier this week after commencing an ASCC (Additional Supply Capability and Capacity) procurement in the spring. The trust initially signed a three year agreement with Siemens […]