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NHS Digital director to outline data plans

An AI avatar could help make NHS Digital data more accessible in the future, Prof Daniel Ray will tell the HIMSS UK Eexecutive Leadership Summit

New GP contract sees £10m investment in e-Referral Service roll-out

The government, NHS England and the British Medical Association have reached an agreement on the new GP contract for 2018/19

BLOG: How is AI transforming the nature of healthcare delivery?

Eleonora Harwich, Head of Digital and Technological Innovation at Reform, looks at the application of AI in healthcare in a new blog

Genomics England extends access to datasets for researchers

More than 500 researchers will be able to access the 100,000 Genomes Project dataset

Healthcare sees two-fold increase in security incidents in 2017, McAfee says

Newest McAfee report indicates healthcare remains a ‘hot target’ for cyber criminals

A hotbed of health IT innovation: Keele University

Universities are realising the NHS vision of being a ‘hotbed of innovation’, as BJ-HC found out when it visited Keele University

Allscripts launches new machine-learning, cloud-based EHR system

Allscripts CEO Paul Black says the new solution will address ‘clinicians’ frustrations with EHRs’

Connected health devices pose increasing cyber threats, experts warn

Connected health devices that are linked up to computer networks could be used to hack entire systems, experts caution

Data and insight: The NHS doesn’t have time to lose

In a new blog, Dr Mark Davies, HIMSS UK Chief Medical Officer, warns the NHS does not have any time to lose when it comes to digitisation

Four Scottish health boards to link up health and social care data

The project will initially see the development of a shared care record across the North of Scotland

Philips launches new data science platform to accelerate adoption of AI in healthcare

The company made the announcement at the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas last week

New report looks at the increasing use of messaging apps across the NHS

New research finds NHS staff are increasingly relying on instant messaging apps to communicate

NHS Digital issues call for more data to be added to breast implant registry

At the end of January, only 231 providers had submitted data on implant procedures, with 38% from NHS and 62% from the independent sector

Government to invest £300m in projects using AI and new tech to improve quality of life

£300m from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund will be invested in new innovative projects to support better diagnosis for patients

Site Visit: Lancashire Care goes live with EPR system

The trust has chosen to deploy a new EPR system


NHS Wales

Welsh govt. to set up state-of-the-art National Imaging Academy

PACS, imaging

UK PACS win for Carestream announced


Scotland issues £1.5m tender for radiology IT connectivity solution

Trust signs new partnerships

Ipswich Hospital deploys new systems to maximise efficiency and improve safety


“Teleradiologists should be able to access the same information that’s available in the hospitals”

clinical IT, radiology

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust improves workflow with Carestream PACS


Teleradiology: should it be regionalised?


Carestream signs ten-year contract for RIS/PACS at Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

picture of a wave

‘With a more targeted use of IT, we can reduce morbidity and really cut costs’

Bradford Teaching Hospitals completes one of UK’s largest image migration projects

Morecambe Bay hospitals improve workflows with new enterprise-wide PACS

'Discovering new ways to improve value is the biggest influence on integrated IT strategies today'


Ben Gowland@BenXGowland 22.03.2018
"AI can also encourage the transformation of the wider healthcare system, helping it to move from one that focuses…
BJHC News@BJHC_news 22.03.2018
BJHC News@BJHC_news 22.03.2018
“Integration is not just about merging services, it’s about understanding what different cohorts of people within a…
BJHC News@BJHC_news 22.03.2018
We’re at the Executive Leadership Summit today, waiting to hear from
Pgh Life Sciences@PghLifeSciences 21.03.2018
"Interfaces need to be designed to meet user needs." Excellent point! Don't overlook the human element in your des…
CommonTime@CommonTime 21.03.2018
2017 saw a 211% increase in healthcare security incidents, according to the latest Threats Report. (vi…
Dillan Yogendra@DillanYogendra1 21.03.2018
Completely agree that the hype should not cloud judgement & end us…
HIMSS UK@HIMSS_UK 21.03.2018
A very pertinent blog post from , one of our brilliant panel members at the debate tomorrow at…
BJHC News@BJHC_news 21.03.2018
NEW BLOG: How is transforming the nature of delivery? 's looks at the app…
Sarah Amani@S_Amani 21.03.2018
Data and insight: The NHS doesn't have time to lose via
BJHC News@BJHC_news 20.03.2018
: Connected health devices pose increasing threats, experts warn
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Susan Venables@Susan_Venables 20.03.2018
Good news for innovation as announces that it will invest £300 million from its Industrial Str…
BJHC News@BJHC_news 20.03.2018
NEW: extends access to datasets for researchers
Dillan Yogendra@DillanYogendra1 19.03.2018
NEW: A hotbed of health IT : Keele University via
BJHC News@BJHC_news 19.03.2018
Healthcare sees two-fold increase in reported security incidents in 2017, experts say…
Susan Venables@Susan_Venables 18.03.2018
Around half of staff are using commercial instant messaging apps for work, according to a report for mobile te…