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Cumbria launch website to support Persistent Physical Symptoms

A new website http://ppss.cumbria.nhs.uk/ has launched to support people in West, North and East Cumbria managing persistent pain, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Medically Unexplained Symptoms. The Persistent Physical Symptoms Service at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has developed the online support for patients and health care professionals […]

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InterSystems TrakCare wins 56 hospitals in 2016

According to a research report published last month by the internationally recognised research organisation KLAS, InterSystems TrakCare® has ‘pulled ahead’ of its competitors as a preferred solution, winning significantly more new hospitals globally (non US) than any other supplier in 2016, the report found. The report examines new hospital EMR […]

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Is technology the prescription for success?

A report on more personalised care in the digital age by Rhys Little Director, Despark UK. From digital diagnostics to wearables and integrated data, technology offers huge opportunities to revolutionise health and social care. But how do we take patients with us?We are living longer but more unhealthy lives. Rates of […]

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CloserStill Media launches The Digital Healthcare Show

CloserStill Media has launched the Digital Healthcare Show – a new event dedicated to digital transformation of the NHS, healthcare re-imagination and promotion of interoperability of digital solutions in integrated healthcare. The show will take place on the 28-29 June 2017 at the ExCel in London, alongside their Health+Care Conference […]

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Phillips CT scanner supports new diagnostic service

A new diagnostic service for patients suffering from chest pain is being offered at the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH). For the first time, the hospital is providing a Cardiac CT coronary angiography service, set up by its radiology and cardiology teams. The service uses a new hi-tech scanner installed […]

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Proof of ID may be needed for NHS care; Dr Saif Abed comments

Imprivata, the healthcare IT security company has stated that biometric patient identification could replace passport ID. In response to today’s story on BBC News that proof of ID may be required for NHS patients in order to combat health tourism. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38060432, Dr Saif Abed, Medical Director EMEA at Imprivata commented; […]

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Birmingham City Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council publish draft Sustainability and Transformation Plan

The NHS, Birmingham City Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council have worked together to develop a draft Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP).  The plan sets out how they will improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Birmingham and Solihull. The Plan can be found here: https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/downloads/download/1008/birmingham_and_solihull_sustainability_and_transformation_plan  

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Holoxica creates 3D holographic atlas of human anatomy

Holoxica, the specialist holographic 3D visualisation company, has created the world’s first ever holographic 3D digital Human Anatomy ‘Atlas’ prototype – a stunning and realistic depiction of deeper anatomical structures which gives teaching hospitals, medical schools, colleges and research centres a detailed interpretation and perspective of intricate anatomical structures. The […]