The Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow are undertaking a trial that allows parents to be updated on their premature babies.
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The personal details of hundreds of Scottish NHS staff have been compromised in attack in US radiation monitoring contractor.
A major Scottish hospital has been told to immediately improve its electronic patient record, after an inspection found staff were not able to access, and often did not record, patient assessments.
Snap40’s wearable device and app is designed to detect deterioration in patients early and alerts clinicians.
The costs of introducing a new computer system to Scottish helpline NHS 24 have now risen to 73% more than was originally budgeted, according to the country’s official auditors.
A method of detecting blood oxygen levels and pulse that swaps a traditional pulse oximeter clip for camera technology is to be given a six month trial at one of the main hospitals in Fife.
Just two firms – Emis Health and JAC – have been given ‘preferred bidder’ status for an e-prescribing framework contract in Scotland that should be completed and signed by the end of next month.
Electronic patient records have reached two of the remoter parts of the UK, with the deployment of InterSystems’ TrakCare to Shetland and Orkney.
InterSystems has continued its march through Scotland, with NHS Fife the latest to sign-up to the TrakCare platform.
West of Scotland’s health boards plan to share information by connecting their Orion clinical portals, creating a regional view of patient records.