Belfast trust green-lights digital tagging system for tracking patient records
The UK’s largest integrated Health and Social Care Trust is introducing an RFID tracking system to make it easier to keep tabs on patient records.
NHS Forth Valley saves thousands of pounds by tracking equipment
NHS Forth Valley has saved hundreds of thousands of pounds by using radio frequency identification to track medical devices.
Healthcare IT industry news in brief
This week’s industry round up covers an appointment, an acquisition, and push for open source coding in Health. It includes blood-tracker firm MSoft taking on a new manager and Philips buying out a Northern Ireland based rival. Tracking software picked for Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has picked RFID […]
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East Sussex faces special measures
The Care Quality Commission has recommended that East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust be put into special measures and cites access to patient records as an area that needs improvement.
This week’s round-up includes the news that Sir Jonathan Michael will join 6PM as chief medical officer.
Newcastle tracks paper notes
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has tagged about 250,000 paper patient records with tracking technology from 6PM Group.
St George’s invests in EDM
St George’s NHS Trust has bought 6PM’s electronic document management and paper tracking system.
Trust rapidly finds important devices
Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust is trialling a wireless technology that tracks medical devices with the aim of improving efficiency and patient safety.
Cambridge assets on voyage of Discovery
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has implemented an asset tracking system that is being used on more than 2,500 medical devices.