The first trust in the Northern Pathology Imaging Co-operative (NPIC) has deployed a picture archiving and communication system.
2020 has seen the digital health landscape rapidly change in a matter of months, so what has this meant for interoperability in healthcare? Jennifer Trueland investigates.
Eight NHS trusts in Greater Manchester have penned a deal with Sectra which will change the way healthcare professionals access images from patient scans.
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Former Northern Cancer Alliance Pathology programme manager, David Bottoms, talks about the business case for digital pathology and why it is needed.
The coronavirus pandemic has meant a number of NHS trusts have had to quickly adapt to new ways of working. Jennifer Trueland investigates how Covid-19 has brought home the benefits of cloud.
Chris Scarisbrick is in no doubt that artificial intelligence is here to stay and that it can transform the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare. But he also argues that if it is truly to make a difference, procurement processes will need to be changed and vendors closely involved.
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Millions of images will be accessible through the Sectra’s vendor neutral archive (VNA) system, freeing up resource and equipment from trusts.
In a new style of round up – Digital Health is looking back at the latest go lives reported on in the last couple of months.
There is an increasing awareness that digital imaging could play a significant role in the diagnosis of Covid-19. Maja Dragovic looks at the role of digital imaging in the midst of a global pandemic and its impact on the future of diagnostics.
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East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has gone live with Sectra’s PACS, giving staff better access to imaging from several trusts across the region.