BT e-Health Insider Awards 2008: the finalists
All the finalists in this year’s awards, along with a description of their projects.
BT e-Health Insider Awards: the winners
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust emerged as the overall winner of the BT e-Health Insider awards at the Millennium Mayfair Hotel last night.
Versailles Hospital deploys wireless LAN
Mignot Hospital, France, an 800-bed hospital that is part of Versailles hospital system, has announced the deployment of a wireless local area network.
Vocera cuts Liverpool theatre delays
An NHS trust in Liverpool is using Vocera to improve communications between ward and theatre staff; helping them to work more efficiently and make better use of operating time.
MiBand personal activity monitor launched
The MiLife MiBand A new type of wrist-worn activity monitor has been launched which is said to lead to higher levels of physical activity, contributing to healthier lifestyles. The MiBand wireless activity monitor, uses a three-way accelerometer to continuously track a users’ activity levels throughout the day. Data is wirelessly transmitted using Bluetooth and automatically […]
Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust’s Shanaz Sohal and Jo Murfett discuss its blood tracking pilot.
Royal Brompton and Harefield implements WLAN
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, has implemented a wireless local area network (WLAN) supplied by French telecoms giant Alcatel-Lucent.
BT eHealth Insider Awards 2008 – finalists
Finalists for the prestigious BT e-Health Insider Awards ‘08 were chosen by judges meeting in London this week. The finalists were picked from 138 entries – almost twice as many as last year – submitted by organisations around the UK. The winners’ identities will remain a close secret until the awards ceremony on 17 November […]
European Commission consults on Web 3.0
The European Commission has launched a consultation on how to make sure Europe leads on the next generation of the internet. In its new consultation document the Commission outlined the main steps required to respond to the next wave of the information revolution, resulting from trends such as social networking, the decisive shift to online […]
Vodafone and Spanish Red Cross partner on 3G care
The Vodafone Espana Foundation, the Spanish Red Cross and Qualcomm, have joined together to launch a project using 3G broadband technology to trial new ways of connecting elderly people in Spain to their family and friends. Called ‘3G Connecting Generations’ the project will use 3G mobile broadband technology to deliver services through voice and videoconferencing […]