University Hospitals Birmingham eliminates prescription errors with in-house tool
An electronic prescription tool developed by staff has reduced the number of errors when prescribing a drug for paracetamol overdoses to zero.
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Birmingham Children’s goes live with paediatric e-prescribing
Birmingham Children’s has gone live with PICS e-prescribing, the clinical software created by local University Hospitals Birmingham trust.
Site visit: Birmingham goes paperless in ICU
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust is well known for its PICS system, and now it is rolling out paperless working to its huge ICU. Laura Stevens went to see the latest IT development in action.
PICS of the crop
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust’s prescribing information and communication system helped it to win EHI’s latest award for ‘promoting patient safety’. Paul Curran reports.
Health CIO profile: Daniel Ray
The director of informatics at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has the affinity for a data set that a composer has for a piano. He spoke to Sam Sachdeva.
Birmingham spends £7m on paediatric EPR
Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will use £3.3m from the ‘Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards: Technology Fund’ to create a paediatric e-prescribing system as part of its electronic patient record project.
Birmingham to offer PICS licence-free
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust will offer its Prescribing Information and Communication System to the NHS on a licence-free basis instead of “open-sourcing” it.
Birmingham patients get records access
Patients at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust are being given access to their own online medical records.
Birmingham reduces med errors with PICS
University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has said that an electronic prescribing system it developed could be preventing up to 146,000 potential medication errors a year.
IT ready for UK’s biggest hospital move
The University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust is implementing a live bed management system to help staff transfer patients from Selly Oak Hospital to the new Queen Elizabeth Hospital, which will open next week as the largest single-site hospital in the UK. The system, which has been piloted on four wards at Selly Oak […]