An ambitious project to link the Orion Health portals in use at five West of Scotland health boards has just been completed; and is already delivering significant benefits to clinicians. Scottish health boards covering a population of 2.2 million people can share patient information now that a two-year project to create a regional portal has […]
15th November 2017/Welch Allyn/ The Health Technology Newspaper
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust reports saving some 5,800 hours of nursing time since the introduction of vital signs monitoring devices from Welch Allyn, a subsidiary of global medical technology company Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC).
14th November 2017/InterSystems/ The Health Technology Newspaper
Among 11 vendors, InterSystems has been recognised as one of only two companies as a challenger in the Magic Quadrant for operational database management systems from the industry analyst firm Gartner for its Caché high-performance database. This Magic Quadrant for operational database management systems evaluates companies based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute, and […]
NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has signed a deal with Orion Health to develop an integrated digital care record (IDCR) to support older people at home. The IDCR is being piloted by a rapid response team that has been set up to support people at home after a fall or deterioration in their health, […]
NHS Fife made a big step this year in connecting the care we provide across our acute, community and mental health hospitals. When we switched on our TrakCare patient information system in April, it gave us unprecedented visibility of all our beds and the location of our patients across the health board.
With the GP Forward View urging practices to act as the bedrock for the transformation of NHS care, the pressure is on to do more with less. Providing GPs and patients with more efficient ways of communicating is vital if this ambition is to be realised, argues Paul Bensley of X-on.