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.
West Midlands deploys shared system for 1.4m child patients
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.
Single child health system uses CarePlus
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.
Predictive risk tool for West Midlands
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.
Fourth OOH centre gets access to SCR
North Staffs Urgent Care has become the fourth out-of-hours centre in England to give its clinicians access to the Summary Care Record.
Predict and survive
Predictive risk modelling is coming into its own as the NHS looks to improve productivity and efficiency. Daloni Carlisle reports.
1,300 people, 80 exhibitors, four conference streams, the sheep key-rings, the chocolate fountain. EHI reports on E-Health Insider Live ’09.
NHS flu line to go live next week
The interim National Pandemic Flu Service is to go live in England from the end of next week, the Department of Health has announced. The service, renamed from the originally planned Flu Line, will consist of a dedicated website and call centres. Patients will be able to contact the service if they suspect they have […]
Interim flu line for 100,000 cases a day
The Department of Health’s interim flu line service is expected to be operational by next week, as the government predicts 100,000 swine flu cases a day by the end of August. The interim arrangements for the flu line, which has had its name changed to the National Pandemic Flu Service, have been put in place […]
Plain on self-assessment Odyssey
Clinical decision support specialist Plain Healthcare is piloting a system that enables patients to self-assess their symptoms online before seeing a GP. Odyssey SelfAssess is based on the same software as the company’s Odyssey TeleAssess triaging system, which is already widely used by clinicians in out-of-hours services. The SelfAssess software is written in lay language and […]