The last seven months has seen the world deal with a number of rapid changes as Covid-19 spread across the globe, with one of the biggest changes being a switch to remote working as the default. In light of this, Jennifer Trueland investigates whether demand for vendor neutral archives (VNA) has increased across the NHS.
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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UHB signed a five-year agreement with Carestream Health in July for a vendor neutral archive, which will replace its existing solution from GE Healthcare.
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No contract has been signed at this stage but a spokesperson has said a formal announcement was “planned for 2020”, once the business case has been approved.
As more and more documents are stored electronically, the need for suitable data storage grows. Jennifer Trueland investigates the growing number of ways in which vendor neutral archives (VNAs) can be used.
Kathy Adams, senior sister within the ED and digital transformation lead for outpatients at Homerton, shares her thoughts on what’s driving transformation.
The benefits of vendor neutral archives in healthcare have been well rehearsed. But could combining this kind of storage with the growth of cloud yield even more advantages for the NHS? Maja Dragovic investigates.
BridgeHead Software will provide its vendor neutral archive technology to the England and Wales Cricket Board under a new deal.
Staff from Hyland Software enthused about the potential of machine learning in healthcare as they displayed the firm’s new suite of enterprise imaging applications at the OnBase Summit in Berlin last week.
With the case for easy data sharing within healthcare being made frequently and at high levels, vendor neutral archives should arguably be enjoying their moment in the sun. But, as Jennifer Trueland reports, there is still a sense that healthcare trusts could go further in their use of such systems.