The number of health apps seems to grow on a daily basis, but how many of these can prove to be clinically efficient? This hub will let you know what technologies can transform your patient experience for the better.

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust signs up to deploy Allscripts' Sunrise EPR

The trust is already using the Allscripts Patient Administration System, and the new deal will see them roll out the Sunrise clinical suite

EMRAM Stage 6 hospital Galway Clinic migrates to Meditech’s newest platform

Private hospital Galway Clinic becomes the first hospital in UK and Ireland to migrate to Meditech's new web-based EHR, Expanse...

Tech companies urged to address rising concerns about the impact of social media

The government says it is 'disappointed' about tech firms' efforts to address rising concerns over the impact of social media on...


MIT researchers find doctors’ ‘gut feelings’ play key role in care provision

Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems diagnose patients better than clinicians?

Virtual Centre rated as ‘outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has inspected a Virtual Centre in Birmingham that offers telephone and video consultations and a new app allowing patients to book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and access their medical records.

Mental health apps can lead to over-diagnosis, new study says

A new study looking at the use of mental health apps from the UK, US, Canada, and Australia finds that they could lead to the over-diagnosing of mental illness and prevent individuals in need of help from reaching out.

BLOG: Digital change is priceless

In light of recent announcements, Harry Evans, Researcher at the King's Fund, argues it is now time for the NHS to 'step out of the shadow of past implementation failures'...

University of Edinburgh researchers to evaluate Global Digital Exemplar programme

The University of Edinburgh, along with experts from Harvard Medical School, University College London, and NHS Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit, will evaluate the NHS Global Digital Exemplar scheme.

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

The UK will tackle the challenges of an ageing society through new funding for innovative projects.

West Middlesex Hospital to go live with EPR system in May

“We are investing in EPR, Electronic Patient Records, and the latest technology to ensure our patient data is accurate, safe and enables us to continue to deliver the highest quality care,” said Rob Hodgkiss, Chief Operating Officer at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Online GPs to receive Care Quality Commission ratings

The Care Quality Commission will now launch a public consultation to set out the approach that will be used to provide ratings for the additional services.

Big push towards improving digital access to mental health care from NHS England

Claire Murdoch, NHS National Director for Mental Health, spoke at an event on Tuesday in Birmingham about the potential to harness digital technologies, expand the reach of mental health services and improve care outcomes.

CQC warns gaps in children and young people’s mental health data can undermine care

Data on the prevalence of mental health problems in children and young people has not been updated since 2004.

Royal Foundation to invest £2m in new start-up for digital mental health

The initiative is based on research from the Royal Foundation’s Heads Together campaign.

Scottish government vows to invest £500k in modernising mental health services

NHS 24 is expected to use the funding to improve use of technology across mental health services.

Twelve NHS trusts invited to apply for new Lorenzo digital exemplar scheme

The funding for the new Lorenzo digital exemplar programme will come out of the Department of Health’s 2013 agreement with CSC, now DXC Technology follwing the 2016 merger with the Enterprise Services portfolio of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Oxford Online Pharmacy passes CQC inspection

The CQC is set to complete its last round of online primary care provider inspections this autumn.
mHealth, patients

Scarce clinical evidence for dementia care technologies prompts warning

‘Long way to go’ for digitisation of NHS mental health services

Global digital exemplars, NHS

Mersey Care NHS FT to transform ‘end-to-end patient experience’ through exemplar scheme

Global digital exemplars, NHS

Salford to ‘optimise EPR processes’ in 12 different areas through GDE scheme

EMRAM, global digital exemplars

CUH to achieve EMRAM stage 7 to ‘reduce unwarranted variation’, says CCIO

online healthcare

Study reveals half of online pharmacies sell antibiotics illegally

med tech

NHS partners with 3D printing start-up

NHS, IT, digital health

‘It’s time to rethink healthcare,’ says technologist

digital pathology

Groundbreaking digital pathology network to benefit millions of patients

patient care

Patients could get advanced treatment quicker, says NICE

apps, NHS

220,000 digital beginners given eHealth skills via Tinder Foundation



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