Lincolnshire STP signs deal with Cambio to help predict demand
Cambio will deliver real-time dashboards which can help forecast demand on NHS services as well as helping identify pressure points in the system.
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Suppliers appointed to NHS England’s Health Systems Support Framework
Allscripts, Orion Health and Cerner have all be appointed to various lots of the framework which aims to support the delivery of population health management solutions.
EPR divergence in a local area ‘will not be supported’ under HSLI
STPs will be expected to support a move to a standard electronic patient record system across all regional organisations under the HSLI programme.
Exclusive: £412.5m allocated to STPs for provider digitisation
A prospectus for the £412.5 million Health System Led Investment (HSLI) programme was issued on 10 August to all STP leaders, but while spending plans will be developed across a local health economy, funding will go to individual providers.
Industry news in brief
This month’s industry round-up features news that Thames Hospice has become the first hospice to choose Docman Connect to digitise its transfer of clinical correspondence and the news that Leeds-based LDD Group Limited has gone into administration.
EPRs top of roadmap wish list
A review of local digital roadmaps shows many NHS organisations are prioritising core IT systems for acute trusts, many of which come with a big price tag.
Local digital roadmaps need big investment to work
Local digital roadmap footprints are reliant on significant central funding to make their health IT vision a reality; money they have already been warned is in short supply.
Health IT rethink needed amid “colossal” financial challenge
Sir David Dalton has called for a radical shake-up in the way that NHS IT is bought and deployed in a health select committee report that warns the NHS is facing a “colossal” financial challenge.
NHS IT like a “1950s bank” – Swindells
NHS England’s new commissioning and IT boss has likened the public health system’s technology to a 1950s bank, and says it is lagging behind many comparable countries.
All 44 "initial" STPs now with NHS England
All 44 Sustainability and Transformation Plans have been lodged with NHS England, but what they mean for funding and IT projects could take months to untangle.