Over 500,000 people die in England and Wales every year, and almost half of those die in hospital – despite the fact that under 3% of people say that is where they want to spend their final days. Statistics such as these highlight why the Coordinate My Care service is so important, beginning in London’s Royal Marsden hospital as […]
Dr Graham Evans, chief information and technology officer for North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, explains how implementing an enterprise-wide electronic patient record is providing the foundations for joined up health and care
An NHS-wide cloud for sharing diagnostic images and intelligence across the health service could mean huge economies of scale, stronger collaboration, and rapid digitisation, according to Jane Rendall and Fredrik Gustavsson.
Health and care leaders at the forefront of using technology and data to inform better quality and more coordinated care are to come together at the latest Joined-Up Health & Care event, hosted by InterSystems at The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, on 20th June.
Pressure to improve sustainability and reduce isolation in healthcare has renewed the hunger for a different approach to IT. Installing software in individual organisations, and then managing it locally on hospital servers, is a resource hungry method that for many organisations is starting to reach its limits in the race to digital maturity.
New Zealand District Health Boards (DHBs) have a strong reputation of being early adopters of technology and innovators in health, and Counties Manukau DHB is no different. As the fourth DHB to choose Patientrack technology in a little over 12 months, there are exciting changes to the way NZ hospitals care for patients in a […]