Hospitals in Cheshire and Merseyside report better care – and a better working environment for staff – through the introduction of a regional radiology reporting hub. The system means all staff can see all images, no matter where they were taken.
Philips will be responsible for ensuring radiology equipment across all of the trust’s hospital sites is well-maintained and replaced regularly.
A foundation trust has said it is ‘checking and updating’ the records for 5,000 x-rays after uncovering a longstanding data issue.
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The East Midlands Radiology consortium (EMRAD) is reported to be withholding money from GE Healthcare until the supplier patches up problems with its beleaguered imaging system.
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Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has become the eighth trust to join a radiology consortium that allows clinicians to share imaging data between hospitals.
January’s industry news in brief features a new mobile radiology unit going down a storm at Nuffield Health Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospital and the launch of a national search for technologies and innovations that could help those suffering from dementia.
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Staff from Hyland Software enthused about the potential of machine learning in healthcare as they displayed the firm’s new suite of enterprise imaging applications at the OnBase Summit in Berlin last week.
A radiology consortium that covers eight trusts in the East Midlands is experiencing serious continuing problems with its IT systems, it has emerged.