All NHS labs in Scotland will be linked through the National Pathology Exchange network following the approval of NHS Scotland Shared Services.
The parliamentary under secretary for the Department of Health and Social Care has suggested the UK could be a world leader in AI research by applying machine learning to patient data sets.
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Health CIO Network chair Ade Byrne argues that its time to look beyond the legacy of hospital PAS and pathology systems, that have long-dominated hospital IT, and instead more rationally plan for the systems needed for the future.
Philips, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and NHS Lothian announce a collaborative pilot at EHI Live for a national digital pathology service for Scotland.
Four Black Country trusts are looking to create a multi-million pound single pathology service, with a common LIMS critical to its success.
Imaging has finally been restored at Barts Health NHS Trust, nine days after a computer failure downed several IT systems.
The largest trust in the country has suffered a huge IT failure affecting its pathology and imaging systems, which is now into its sixth day.
David West is a proponent of digital pathology, and one of a growing band of people who believe its benefits don’t just lie in improving efficiency. By combining slide scanners with sophisticated software, the hope is that digitisation will assist pathologists in making better diagnoses of serious disease.
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A review found the pathology IT crash at Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust was caused by human error, hardware failure, and ageing infrastructure,
In the first piece of a two part look ahead at 2017, Digital Health News asked some leading healthcare IT suppliers for their predictions for the year to come.