Brighton and Sussex extends Oasis deal
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 […]
Toolkit to nail interoperability – Jones
The new NHS interoperability toolkit has the potential to drive down the cost of interoperability and innovation, according to the Department of Health’s chief technology officer.
EHI’s industry round up 16.10.2009
This month’s E-Health Insider industry round-up covers news about system deployments, achievements and awards, and other developments in healthcare IT. Nortel launches patient discharge and asset tracking solutions Nortel has announced two additions to its healthcare solution portolio. The first is a patient discharge solution, which introduces unified communications and interoperability between hospital systems to […]
IB-Salut awards EHR contract
The health service of the Balearic Islands has awarded the tender for the development of an electronic health record to Fujistu, in conjunction with its partners Oracle and Orion Health. IB-Salut signed the contract worth €6.7m, saying it wanted to transform its existing model of dispersed health information into an integrated EHR. The project known […]
Norfolk and Norwich develops unique PAS
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gone-live with an updated version of its unique patient administration system. The refresh means the Pathways Patient Administration PAS will operate from a modern hardware platform with an up to date database and application software. The trust hopes this will give it more scope for developments […]
Sue Rushbrook won the Healthcare ICT Champion of the Year award for her work on a voice and data network that has now been integrated with core computer systems.
Rand study calls for US national health ID
The US RAND Corporation has called for the introduction of a unique patient identification number for every person in the United States as a key step in developing e-health. The influential policy think tank says the creation of a national system of unique health ID numbers would improve patient safety, simplify the use of electronic […]
Agfa’s ORBIS to be installed in 37 French hospitals
Agfa HealthCare,has won a contract to install its ORBIS electronic patient record software at hospitals belongng to the Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris group.
South Central chooses McKesson for HR support
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust has selected McKesson Shared Services to support its HR and payroll functions. The deal will give the trust first-line support for administration tasks associated with using the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR), which McKesson provides to the health service under a Department of Health contract. Natalie Edwards, the trust’s […]
EHI’s news roundup 27.06.08
E-Health Insider’s news round up for the week ending 27 June 2008 featuring supplier news, awards and information on newly published research reports. Supplier news NHS Choices launches women’s health guide NHS Choices launched a new guide to women’s health in the age bracket of 18-39, aimed at helping women find out more about maintaining a […]