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Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust vows to Axe the Fax

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust launches campaign to remove the outdated technology, dubbed Axe the Fax

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust EPR to become a ‘key driver’ in delivering change

The decision to expand its Allscripts partnership is said to help Maidstone and Tunbridge Well NHS Trust adapt to meet ongoing challenges


Patients discharged without notes in Lorenzo EPR blunder at Lister Hospital

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, which runs Lister Hospital in Stevenage, has declared a 'serious incident' after a review found that discharge summaries of 14,600 people might not have been sent to patients and their GPs after a new Electronic Patient Record system was introduced...

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership tasks Shaping Cloud with IT infrastructure review

After securing £1.4m in funding, Shaping Cloud is taking on a new project with the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.

New partnership to drive population health management initiatives across five London boroughs

North London Partners will provide a single longitudinal record for citizens after entering a partnership with Cerner to use its HealtheIntent solution.

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust issues £400m EPR tender

The biggest NHS trust in the country has started the procurement process for an Electronic Patient Record system, outlining an ambition to reach Stage 6 of the HIMSS Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) 'as quickly as possible'...

Former Skyscanner CTO joins NHS Scotland to build national digital platform in ‘world first’ initiative

Dr Alistair Hann is returning to digital health in a new role as Chief Technology Officer for the new NHS Digital Service based within NHS Education for Scotland.

British Heart Foundation and Health Data Research UK unveil plans to create new cardiovascular data science centre

The British Heart Foundation plans to appoint a convenor to drive efforts informing a proposal for the development of the new cardiovascular data science centre.

Researchers set out roadmap to restore trust in big data for health science

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica - Facebook data scandal, researchers set out a roadmap for the health and science community to restore the public's trust in big data...

'Urgent need' to improve public awareness of NHS patient data use

New report from educational charity Corsham Institute calls for improvements in the public's understanding of how their health and care data is being stored, used and shared in light of a new survey from ComRes...

Opposition calls for My Health Record roll-out to be suspended in Australia amid growing data privacy concerns

Bill Shorten, Leader of the Australian Labor Party, has ramped up opposition to the My Health Record roll-out, calling for the suspension of the national health database in the wake of a privacy backlash that shows no signs of abating.

£37.5m Digital Innovation Hub initiative set to tackle Britain’s ‘biggest health challenges’

Regional partnerships of NHS, academia and industry representatives will be invited to submit a bid to establish a Digital Innovation Hub in 2019.

Royal College of Surgeons criticises the NHS’ reliance on archaic tech

The Royal College of Surgeons is criticising the health service’s reliance on outdated technology as Freedom of Information requests reveal that NHS hospital trusts in England still own around 9,000 fax machines.

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to replace Paris EPR with CareWorks solution

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust signs contract with CareWorks to deploy its CareDirector solution in a 'one-step approach'...

Programme launched to drive consistency in healthcare data collection

The new Acute Data Alignment Programme (ADAPt) is expected to generate improvements in data collection.

Data science: The change the NHS needs right now

Digital exemplars Salford and Pennine are using data science to more accurately identify patients at risk of deterioration and readmission, reduce unnecessary admissions and assist patient flow.

Secure I.T. Environments Hands Over New Glan Clwyd Hospital Data Centre

Another Secure I.T. Environment project delivered on time and within budget

Independent review of DeepMind raises questions over company's business model, monopoly threat

The latest report from DeepMind's Independent Reviewers panel looks at the firm's relationship with Google and parent company Alphabet...

Cambridge University Hospitals trust signs £107m IT deal with Novosco

The seven-year contract with Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will see Novosco provide IT infrastructure management and support services.

NHS Digital urges organisations to use dashboard as cervical screening coverage continues to decline

NHS Digital is asking organisations to use an innovative data dashboard developed in partnership with Public Health England and Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust to tackle the continuing decline in cervical screening coverage...

Countess of Chester Hospital signs 15-year EPR deal with Cerner

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust turns to Cerner to deploy an EPR system used by 22 NHS trusts in England.

More than half of acute hospital trusts implement e-Referral Service ahead of October deadline

Statistics from NHS Digital indicate that nearly 80 trusts in England have now switched off paper referrals for outpatient appointments.

Competition launched to create network of digital pathology and imaging centres using Artificial Intelligence

Up to six centres using Artificial Intelligence will be created to drive health and care research in the UK with the help of a £50m competition.

Minister urges organisations to implement Child Protection - Information Sharing system

Children’s Minister Nadhim Zahawi backs implementation of the Child Protection - Information Sharing scheme.

Royal Devon & Exeter to go live with Epic EPR in 2020

Four years after choosing Epic as its preferred Electronic Patient Record supplier, NHS Improvement approves a business case for Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust to start the deployment of the system.

Apple unveils Health Records API for developers to build apps for platform

The Health Records API allows developers to create apps that can, with permission, use data from electronic health records to help patients manage care.

NHS England ‘wasted’ millions reviewing handling of misdirected clinical letters, MPs say

Dr Richard Vautrey, BMA Committtee Chair, says the new Public Accounts Committee report is ‘another damning indictment of NHS England’s inability to deliver basic administrative efficiency in back-office systems’.



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