74% of NHS staff see future investments in digital technology as a priority, according to the results of a BT survey released Tuesday.
NHS England has announced a new £774m licensing deal for Microsoft productivity apps and products including Office365 and Teams for 1.5m NHS staff.
Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is to pilot a smart hospital solution which aims to improve productivity and efficiency.
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As healthcare spending rises, Jonathan Pearson, UK head of healthcare at PA Consulting, looks at why technology could help improve productivity in the NHS.
NHS Improvement should create ‘meaningful use’ standards for clinical IT systems and use incentives to drive better adoption of technology, Lord Carter’s review of hospital productivity recommends.
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The chair of BCS Healthcare, Matthew Swindells, has told a conference in Glasgow that the challenge for NHS informaticians “has never been greater.”
The NHS would have to make historically unprecedented productivity gains to close the gap between its likely funding after 2011 and the Wanless projections of its future spending needs. According to a report by the King’s Fund and the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the health service would need to make gains of between 3.4% and […]
More than 50% of GP practices in NHS Yorkshire and the Humber will be on TPP’s SystmOne by the end of the financial year. But delivery of the Lorenzo electronic patient record remains a significant risk, according to a board paper presented to the strategic health authority. IT plans outlined in the report to this month’s […]
The Department of Health is to review the market for hand-held devices for community-based staff, with a view to issuing guidance to primary care trusts on what is available. The review was announced in a “progress report” on the final report of Lord Darzi’s Next Stage Review of the NHS, which was published a year […]
The theme of this year’s NHS Confederation conference was money; or rather the coming lack of it. Lyn Whitfield reports.