Half a billion images migrated at Oxford acute trust
One of the largest data migrations in the UK has been successfully undertaken at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, as part of a move to a new digital imaging system.
Newcastle signs with Carestream
Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has signed a ten-year deal with Carestream for a new, integrated picture archiving and communication system and radiology information system.
Croydon to implement SynApps VNA
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust has gone with SynApps Solutions to provide a vendor neutral archive to store data, beginning with X-ray images.
RNOH takes McKesson PACS
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust has signed a seven-year contract with McKesson for a picture archiving and communications system and radiology information system.
Gateshead completes imaging refresh
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust has completed the implementation of a picture archiving and communications system and a radiology information system, both from Carestream, and a vendor neutral archive from BridgeHead Software.
PACS exits take longer than expected
Too many trusts exiting their national PACS/RIS systems contracts are leaving “time-critical tasks” to the end of their exit plans, the Health and Social Care Information Centre has said.
Orthopaedic trust live with new PACS
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with its Fujifilm picture archiving and communication system.
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust won an EHI Award for for a digital imaging web portal it developed jointly with the former strategic health authority, NHS North West. Paul Curran reports.
Trusts make PACS refresh solo effort
The lack of collaboration between trusts on picture archiving and communication systems deals is surprising, the clinical lead for the National PACS programme has said.
Bristol trusts to share images
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust has completed its pilot of Connect and Share, an extension to Burnbank’s Image Exchange Portal, and has now begun a full implementation.