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InterSystems launches new data platform

InterSystems has launched a new Data Platform, built around a high-performance database, InterSystems IRIS is the first and only data platform to provide all of the critical capabilities for rapidly developing data-intensive and mission-critical applications, including advanced data management, interoperability, transaction processing, and analytics. The platform includes: An advanced multi-model, […]

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Future Healthcare 2018 announces global strategy partnership with Strategy International

Future Healthcare, the International Healthcare Exhibition and Conference taking place on 13-14 March 2018, at Olympia London, has announced its global strategy partnership with Strategy International. Strategy International is a strategic business development group that combines British Expertise International, The D Group and Inspire Publishing. Event Director, Dawn Barclay-Ross says: […]

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Bedford Hospital goes live with Viper360 portal

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust has confirmed the successful first phase deployment of the Viper360 Interoperability platform and portal from ReStart Consulting Ltd. Viper360 is now in active use by clinicians and administrative staff and by the end of October it is anticipated over 100 users will be logging in and […]

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First two trusts meet milestone of all electronic NHS referrals

Two hospital trusts and their referring GP practices have become the first in the country to adopt a digital process for booking patient hospital appointments. By making appointments electronically, doctors and patients know in advance which services are available and about waiting times. This allows patients to decide on an […]

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Expo 2017: Tech, drugs and rock and roll

The annual Health and Care Innovation Expo took place in Manchester from 11-12 September. Lyn Whitfield, strategy & content director, Highland Marketing reports on the key speeches and announcements, as the NHS gears up for a tough winter Visitors to the Health and Care Expo in Manchester could be in […]

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£10 million investment revolutionising NHS business services

A £10 million investment by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), which is aimed at transforming back office functions across the health service, has led to 48 NHS organisations signing contracts for a range of finance, procurement and employment services. Since the beginning of 2017, a number of leading NHS […]

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Trusts respond to Jeremy Hunt’s GDE fast follower announcement

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has welcomed the Department of Health’s decision to select two trusts to follow it in making rapid progress in using digital technology to improve patient care. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has now named Wye Valley NHS Trust and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust […]

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NHS ‘will be hit by more cyber attacks’ survey reports

Cyber security is a top concern for healthcare management professionals an exclusive survey reveals, and the threats are expected to increase. Concern about NHS cyber security has increased following the WannaCry attack and healthcare management professionals expect it to come under further attack from “organised hacktivists”, according to a new […]

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NHS Digital has announced five new projects

NHS Digital has announced five new projects that will help thousands of people in England to improve their digital health skills and improve access to technologies to support their health and care. These new digital inclusion pathfinder projects are part of a three-year Widening Digital Participation (WDP) programme being delivered by NHS Digital, in partnership with Good Things Foundation. 20 local  pathfinder projects will be delivered over 3 years across all four NHS regions to develop […]