Two GDE trusts go live with link-up of electronic patient records
Digital Health News spoke to Dermot O’Riordan, CCIO at West Suffolk Hospital and Afzal Chaudhry, CCIO at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) about the project which allows clinicians to access patient data that is held within the other trust’s EPR system.
Movers and shakers news round-up
In the first of our new monthly movers and shakers round-ups there’s lots of new senior appointments across various industry organisations.
Epic and Cerner link information exchanges
Two major NHS trusts are preparing to exchange information on shared patients from their different electronic patient record systems.
And breathe: West Suffolk the other side of its Cerner go-live
Dermot O’Riordan, chief clinical information officer of West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, talks to Lyn Whitfield about its “not quite full big bang” go-live with Cerner Millennium earlier this month and what comes next.
West Suffolk live with £19m Cerner EHR
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with its £19 million Cerner electronic patient record deployment called e-Care.
Standard bearers: using safety standards in IT implementations
The Health and Social Care Information Centre is promoting the use of standards and safety cases to improve healthcare IT implementations. But are the standards well known, and is the process working? Thomas Meek reports.
West Suffolk telemedicine pilot at risk
West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group has pulled out of a partnership with West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust to pilot a telemedicine service, putting the project at risk.
CCIO profile: Dermot O’Riordan
Dermot O’Riordan is the first CCIO to occupy a chief executive’s chair. Lyn Whitfield talked to him about his job, his trust’s big Cerner project, and the joys of cycling in the pelting, freezing rain.
West Suffolk signs with Cerner
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has signed a ten-year contract with Cerner to implement its Millennium electronic patient record system, in a shift from a ‘best of breed’ to ‘single supplier’ approach to EPR.
West Suffolk to spend £12.5m on EPR
West Suffolk Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is looking to spend £12.5m on a single integrated electronic patient record system.