Industry Spotlight: Trey Lauderdale, Hillrom
Purging the pager in healthcare has been a long-term goal for many organisations across the globe. Jennifer Trueland spoke to Trey Lauderdale from Hillrom about why transformation of clinical communication won’t happen overnight.
NHSX launches clinical communication framework to phase out pagers
Twenty-five suppliers were awarded a place on the framework, which will run from 3 August 2020 to 3 August 2022 with a possible extension for 12 months.
Medxnote launches app on Microsoft Teams App Store
Medxnote, who took part in the 2020 final of the Rewired Pitchfest, is a chatbot and clinical messaging tool which integrates with Microsoft Teams.
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NHSX publishes £3m tender to help phase out pagers
The solutions must enable secure messaging; image sharing; staff directory linked to the NHS.net address book; and calls.
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NHSX looking to create framework for communication solution
NHSX is looking to create a framework for NHS Trusts to procure communication services in a bid to help phase out pagers.
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The NHS is not ready for the next generation of doctors
Dr Lydia Yarlott, NHS Paediatrician and co-founder of Forward Health, delves into why she believes a lack of technology might be pushing young doctors away.
Calls for BMA to oppose Hancock’s ‘ill-conceived’ ban on outdated tech
Setting “arbitrary dates” to stop using outdated technology like pagers and fax machines puts patients “at risk”, regional medical council have said.
Harrogate NHS Trust employs Ascom smartphones to ‘purge the pager’
The technology will enable the trust to send customised alerts and critical messages to clinical and support staff on the move.
What Matt Hancock got right – and wrong – about the pager purge
No one could disagree with Matt Hancock’s contention that the pager is an outdated pieces of technology. But Joost Bruggeman fears a blanket ban on their use in the NHS is a blunt tool – one which indicates a lack of frontline understanding and a disjointed national strategy unlikely to encourage innovation.
East Kent Hospitals ditches pagers for CareFlow Connect mobile app
East Kent Hospitals originally introduced CareFlow in its renal department but has now rolled the mobile app out to numerous disciplines across the trust.
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