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Digital step forward for maternity services

Maternity services at Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals are set for an exciting change with the launch of a new electronic medical record system known as BadgerNet. This will replace the traditional folder of handheld notes used by pregnant women and mean everything is securely stored electronically and available at the […]

Secondary Care

West of Scotland creates regional portal

Scottish health boards covering a population of 2.2 million people are able to share patient information now that a two-year project to create a regional portal has been completed. Five West of Scotland health boards are covered by the project to link their Orion Health portals, with NHS Dumfries and […]

Secondary Care

University Hospital Southampton introduces electronic whiteboards to improve patient safety

Staff at Southampton’s teaching hospitals are introducing interactive whiteboards on wards as part of a major digital transformation project. The touchscreen technology displays information taken directly from a patient’s electronic record, including clinical alerts such as existing medical conditions, length of admission and predicted discharge date. It also acts as […]

Secondary Care

Kodak Alaris wins tender to support UHB

Kodak Alaris Information Management and Insight have successfully tendered to provide University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), one of 16 Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) acute trusts, with a fast and efficient scanning solution embedded within the Trust’s existing line of business application. Kodak Alaris evaluated the Trust’s existing processes […]

Secondary Care

NHS Wales embraces early payment innovation

NHS Wales is embarking on an innovative early payment programme for its suppliers, which will create an additional income stream for the Health Boards and Trusts across Wales to reinvest in essential services and help it achieve greater efficiencies through a more effective purchasing process. The organisations, which provide care […]

Secondary Care

Cambio signs national contract with NHS Scotland

Cambio Healthcare Systems has won a Pan European tender to supply a Decision Support (DS) System for NHS Scotland through a national contract with NHS National Services Scotland. The long-term aim is to deploy Cambio’s solution as the national decision support platform which works with clinical and care systems to […]

Secondary Care

Interview: Digital Jersey’s CEO, Tony Moretta

How is Digital Changing Today’s Leaders? Technology is changing the business landscape and how we behave as leaders. All information is being digitised – not just documents in office, but our social interaction, our whereabouts, our health information through wearables; with the Internet of Things even physical products are now […]

Secondary Care

Somerset pilot leads to countywide roll-out of ‘lifesaving’ software

Clinicians across Somerset have access to ’lifesaving’ software following successful pilots in Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital, Yeovil District Hospital and Somerset Partnership Mental Health Units and Community Hospitals. The EMIS Web Electronic Patient Record (EPR) Viewer enables authorised healthcare professionals to view GP medical records for the patients they treat, […]