17 orgs tender for central care record
Seventeen health and social care organisations across Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull have gone out to tender for a joint central care record system.
EHI Awards 2011: On the alert
A simple email alert system developed by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has improved care for cancer patients. Chris Thorne reports.
First Oasis Sandwell sale to NHS trust
Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust has become the first to sign a contract for an electronic patient record system jointly developed by the Sandwell Mental Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust and Oasis Medical Solutions.
Sandwell uses texts for immunisation
Sandwell Primary Care Trust has signed a deal with iPlato to implement its patient care messaging system to remind parents to attend immunisation clinics.
Oasis and Sandwell to market bespoke EPR
Sandwell Mental Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust and Oasis Medical Solutions have announced that they will market their jointly developed electronic patient record to the mental health market.
Records can be used to identify CVD risk
Identifying patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease through electronic primary care records would be just as effective in preventing CVD as the universal screening programme proposed by the government, researchers have concluded. Dr Simon Griffin and colleagues from the Medical Research Council’s epidemiology unit in Cambridge looked at different screening strategies for identifying and […]
EHI’s industry round up 16.10.2009
This month’s E-Health Insider industry round-up covers news about system deployments, achievements and awards, and other developments in healthcare IT. Nortel launches patient discharge and asset tracking solutions Nortel has announced two additions to its healthcare solution portolio. The first is a patient discharge solution, which introduces unified communications and interoperability between hospital systems to […]
Birmingham’s City hospital goes live with iPM
Birmingham’s City Hospital, part of Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has gone live with iSoft’s iPM patient administration system, deployed by local service provider Computer Sciences Corporation. The trust began data migration from the legacy iSoft PIMS PAS on 11 October and went live with iPM on Monday, 15 October. The system deployed […]
Use technology more for home care, says report
A report looking at the amount of time professional carers should give to patients with long term conditions has encouraged trusts and local authorities to make better use of existing telecare technology. The report, by the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI), titled “Time to Care?” says that many people find their care workers are too […]
iSoft wins pathology contract extensions
iSoft have secured three-year contract extensions to four of their NHS contracts for support and maintenance of its laboratory information systems (LIS) in a deal worth £2.7m. Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Lothian, St Mary’s, Paddington, and Salford Royal Hospitals have all renewed their existing LIS contracts with the software provider. A spokesperson from iSoft told […]