West Midlands Academic Health Science Network will move to a new innovation exchange platform to boost innovation and collaboration across the region.
West Midlands Ambulance Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service will be the first trusts to trial the network before its national rollout.
A year after NHS services across the West Midlands began trialling a virtual health assistant app, an alliance of CCGs has said it has seen positive results.
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust have been formally confirmed as global digital exemplars (GDEs) by NHS England.
This month’s apps round-up covers technology giant Google making more waves in the digital health market, an app that aims to help emergency services staff reach patients quickly, and one health technology company winning awards in the West Midlands.
One of NHS England’s first procurements for a single region-wide child service has migrated records for 1.4 million children onto the same software.
A single child health system for the West Midlands will operate from April next year, following the award of a region-wide contract to Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust and System C.
New technology developed by Bupa Health Dialog will be used to help GPs in the West Midlands to predict the future healthcare needs of their population.
North Staffs Urgent Care has become the fourth out-of-hours centre in England to give its clinicians access to the Summary Care Record.
Predictive risk modelling is coming into its own as the NHS looks to improve productivity and efficiency. Daloni Carlisle reports.