North East tests stroke application
A new point of care data collection system for stroke units is set to go live at four hospitals in the North East this month.
E-prescribing tablet at Heart of England
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has bought 100 Panasonic Toughbook tablet computers as part of its roll out of e-prescribing.
Alder Hey surveys are Fabio
One of Europe’s largest children’s hospitals has developed an electronic survey system to involve children in their care plans and allow them to rate their experiences.
Panasonic launches new Mobile Clinical Assistant
Panasonic has launched the latest version of its Mobile Clinical Assistant, a rugged tablet-style wireless handheld computer specifically designed for use by clinicians.
Heart of England pilot community access to maternity records
Community midwives from the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust are to begin using their EuroKing E3 maternity information system outside of the hospital in a bid to reduce the high perinatal mortality rate in the region. The pilot will go live at the end of this month. All community midwives will be able to […]
Intel creates e-health interoperability alliance
Intel has created a major international new alliance of healthcare hardware and software providers called Continua, in order to increase compatibility of e-healthcare devices and software, EHI can exclusively reveal. All devices that follow the Continua standards will be compatible with one another and will feature a new ‘consumer recognisable logo’, in the same fashion […]
Ayr Hospital Uses Tablets for Prescribing
Ayrshire and Arran Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is leading the development of hospital e-prescribing in the Scottish NHS. One of the key issues they have faced is finding the right device to enable staff to enter and call up prescribing details on the wards and by the patient bedside. "We’ve had e-prescribing for the past […]