HTN January 2018 Newsletter

Here we highlight the news we brought you this month:

We spoke with Orlando Agrippa, CEO of Draper and Dash on Embracing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Healthcare

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYPFT) signed a five year contract with TPP to deploy the SystmOne Mental Health module across all of its services. Read more here.

Changing Health, a global HealthTech top 100 innovator company, devised a new approach for diabetes self-management, to combine one-to-one sessions with expert behavioural coaches with strongly evidence-based digital education, available anytime, anywhere.

Powys Teaching Health Board is the first Welsh health board to go live with FDB OptimiseRx, which supports GPs to prescribe in line with local and national guidance and reduce the variation in prescribing.

NHS Digital has launched a new consultation opportunity for IT suppliers with an aim to explore new ways of system design in primary care.

NHS Arden & Greater East Midlands (GEM) Commissioning Support Unit was appointed to provide both corporate and GP IT services on behalf of seven Clinical Commissioning Groups in Essex.

Health and social care providers across Berkshire are sharing health and care information electronically on up to 850,000 residents in one of the country’s largest shared care record projects.

NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group has awarded a contract to Docobo to support the delivery of telehealth at scale.

Fortius Clinic and Bupa have announced a partnership which will provide hip and knee replacements using the latest ground-breaking robotic technology.

Agfa HealthCare has announced that West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has signed a contract to implement their Enterprise Imaging for Radiology platform in a ten-year managed services agreement.

Totalmobile and Servelec HSC have jointly launched an new offering to deliver significantly improved access to patient information for frontline health and care professionals.

NHS Dumfries and Galloway have launched the first phase of an IT project that will help hospital staff to run more efficient outpatient clinics and better manage the flow of patients at its newly opened Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.

King’s Interventional Facilities Management (IFM) is working with Ideagen to roll-out its Quality Management System, Q-Pulse.

Nuffield Health, radiology department in Newcastle-upon- Tyne has chosen the Fujifilm FDR nano.

Apple has introduced a significant update to the Health app to provide FHIR based data from an electronic health record to your mobile phone.

Patients across Greater London are to be given greater power to inform GPs, hospitals, ambulance crews, 111 providers, care homes, hospices and out of hours services, about their urgent and end of life care wishes, following the launch of a new online urgent care record called ‘myCMC’.

The NHS has selected 138 entrepreneurs to design and deliver new technological solutions and innovations in healthcare.

NHS Digital has entered a new deal with Microsoft to support health and care organisations in protecting against cyber threats.

Highland Marketing looked ahead at 2018 and gave us some predictions for the year.

NHS Digital announced every four seconds a health or care professional accesses a patient’s Summary Care Record (SCR), which contains important details from GP medical records, such as their medication, allergies and adverse reactions, to support care.