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Apple launches Health Records app feature with iOS 11.3 at 12 US hospitals

“We’ve worked closely with the health community to create an experience everyone has wanted for years – to view medical records easily and securely right on your iPhone,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s Chief Operating Officer.

Digital health innovation in the NHS: the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital approach

BJ-HC spoke to representatives from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and its charity, CW+, about digital health innovation success and the importance of frontline clinician support.

NHS England expands Global Digital Exemplar programme to ambulance trusts

“We have taken a different approach with the ambulance branch of the GDE programme and are today asking the three successful Trusts to think of ways in which they can work together to drive improvements through the use of digital technology,” said Will Smart, Chief Information Officer for Health and Care.

Clinical Entrepreneurs Programme speeds up development of innovation

An NHS England programme has seen clinical entrepreneurs launch 50 start-ups in one year, creating around 350 jobs.

AI technology to speed up heart disease diagnosis

The BBC reports that a new AI system, called Ultromics, could save the NHS £300m per year after a trial at six cardiology centres.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust board approves three-year EHR development path

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will invest in developing its EHR solution, with a roadmap to be published towards the end of January.

Trust proposes three areas for GDE blueprint

BJ-HC spoke to Kate Warriner, Healthy Liverpool Digital Lead, Royal Liverpool GDE Programme Director, NHS Liverpool CCG, at the recent King’s Fund event in Leeds on sharing health and care records.

Alder Hey Children’s trust introduces new app through exemplar programme

Global digital exemplar launches new app to improve the experience of children in hospital.

Consultation launched to streamline NHS research

Plans were initially announced by NHS England Director of Strategy and Innovation Ian Dodge last month during an evidence session of the Science and Technology Select Committee.

NHS Digital trials solutions for national data opt-out programme

Guidance will be provided on how the new solution will fit with local data sharing schemes and NHS England’s plan to create Local Care Record Exemplars and digital innovation hubs.

NHS Digital and Crown Commercial Service develop new Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)

The new system will allow the development of a competitive market for Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) services.

NHS England to streamline research processes

As eleven innovations get selected for third round of the NHS Innovation Accelerator programme, NHS England commits to improve research processes across the NHS.

BLOG: Regulator against the machine

Artificial intelligence (AI) is part of today’s zeitgeist: whether it be parallels with 'I, Robot' dystopias or predictions about its impact on society. But for all the potential, the development of machines that learn as they go remains slow in health care...

Global Digital Exemplar to roll-out interactive whiteboards

One of the acute Global Digital Exemplars, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, has started introducing digital whiteboards that allow authorised clinicians to access patient information with the touch of a button.

New pathway for breakthrough products to create an ‘even more dynamic and forward looking NHS’

The UK government is set to accelerate adoption of breakthrough products and transform the NHS into ‘one of the most pro-innovation healthcare systems in the world’.

Yeovil District Hospital clinicians to use Google DeepMind’s Streams app

Following partnerships with Imperial College Healthcare, Taunton and Somerset and Royal Free London, the AI hub will now start rolling out the Streams app at another NHS trust.

NHS Arden & GEM CSU secure £32m contract to provide IT support on behalf of five CCGs

NHS Arden & GEM CSU has been awarded a contract to support five CCGs with services in Norfolk and Waveney

Surgeons from London and Mumbai use VR to operate on patient

Three surgeons located in London and Mumbai were able to access a patient’s records and take notes during an operation while using Microsoft HoloLens tech.

Exemplars to reach agreed milestones before receiving next funding tranche

The ‘dynamic’ Global Digital Exemplar programme is expected to bring NHS trusts up to speed with the rest of the world with regards to the use of digital technology

Is an AI-driven health system a ‘realistic’ vision?

Will the NHS be the last to embrace the digital revolution?

DH to support mental health campaign with £15m in funding

The Department of Health is supporting Public Health England’s new mental health initiative, launching next year.

Department of Health to look at improving organ donation rates through technology

Prime Minister Theresa May announced the intention to launch a public consultation on a new opt-out system for organ donation at the Conservative Party annual conference this week in Manchester.

Welsh Health Secretary announces £5.5m investment to support a digital NHS

The Welsh government will work closely with the NHS Wales Informatics Service to speed up delivery of digital programmes.

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust goes live with Cerner EPR

Trust goes live with Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system as part of joint programme with neighbouring trust.

Study finds no evidence that GP ‘telephone first’ approach reduces workload

University of Cambridge study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research, finds no evidence to back claims telephone consultations can decrease the workload of GPs and reduce secondary care costs.

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