West Midlands data sharing pilot expands shared records vision
Two shared care collaboratives in the West Midlands have confirmed they can successfully share data fuelling hopes for the region’s care vision.
Digital Health’s monthly roundup of contracts and go lives
Digital Health’s monthly roundup includes a collaboration for the Royal College of Radiologists and xWave plus a PACS for West Midlands pathology networks.
West Midlands pathology networks deploy a PACS to tackle cancer backlogs
The West Midlands has seen the modernisation of four pathology networks, with the deployment of a picture archiving and communications system from Sectra.
West Midlands Digital Innovators Skills Programme is launched
The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network has welcomed its latest cohort to its Digital Innovators Skills Programme.
West Midlands AHSN supports use of digital chest drainage
West Midlands Academic Health Science Network is supporting the use of a digital chest drainage tool to speed patient recovery.
AHSN to enhance innovation exchange platform and ‘double’ users
West Midlands Academic Health Science Network will move to a new innovation exchange platform to boost innovation and collaboration across the region.
Potentially life-saving digital defibrillator map to be piloted
West Midlands Ambulance Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service will be the first trusts to trial the network before its national rollout.
Virtual assistant apps proves successful in the West Midlands
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.
Ambulance trust GDEs confirmed by NHS England
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.
Monthly app and mobile round up
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.