NHS needs a ‘postmodern EHR approach’, says founder of openEHR vendor Better
3rd March 2020 / Digital Health / Healthcare IT News
Founder of Better, an open EHR platform, Tomaž Gornik called upon trusts to start moving data onto open platforms in his speaker slot at Digital Health Rewired 2020. Healthcare IT News covered his presentation topic from the event.
NHSX chief highlights three priorities
5th March 2020 / Digital Health / UK Authority
NHSX CEO Matthew Gould held a keynote speaker slot at Digital Health Rewired 2020, using his speech to touch on the priorities of NHSX moving forwards, with the Digital Aspirant Programme featuring among them.
Coronavirus readiness: Three technology-led steps the NHS is taking
4th March 2020 / Digital Health / Computer Weekly
At Digital Health Rewired 2020, NHS Digital CEO Sarah Wilkinson changed the subject of her keynote speech to outline how NHS Digital were preparing to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. Computer Weekly attended the event, and gave a report on her talk, as well as UK Authority, IDG Connect and Diginomica.
Diversity can help future-proof our healthcare system
28th February 2020 / Digital Health / Health Business
In the lead-up to her keynote speech at the Digital Health Rewired Leadership Summit this year, President of tech UK Jacqueline de Rojas CBE wrote an opinion piece on the importance of diversity and inclusion in future-proofing our healthcare system. This featured in Health Business, as well as Clinical Services Journal, Journal of mHealth, Practice Business and Building Better Healthcare.
NHS IT chiefs set the stage for a year of digital transformation
28 January 2020 / Digital Health / Building Better Healthcare
NHS hospitals have only a few weeks left to get rid of their fax machines and are in ‘desperate need of new systems’
14 February 2020 / Silver Buck / The iPaper
Sarah Bruce, Co-Founder and Director of Silver Buck, discusses why NHS Trusts were always likely to miss the deadline for Matt Hancock’s NHS fax ban. The article also highlights Silver Buck’s continued work on the Axe the Fax campaign.
The doctor won’t see you now: The radical plans to save NHS GPs
06 January 2020 / PatientSource / The Daily Express
Dr Michael Brooks comments on the news that GPs will be surrounded with more support staff to diagnose and treat minor ailments while doctors concentrate on more complex, long-term cases. The article featured in print and online.
Princess Alexandra Hospital eliminates backlog after introducing enterprise imaging solution
03 January 2020 / Agfa Healthcare / Rad Magazine
News story about the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, Harlow, which is now operating without a backlog of radiology reporting cases following the installation of Agfa’s Enterprise Imaging (EI) solution.
British EPR vendor PatientSource signs contract with London-based charity The Brandon Centre
02 December 2019 / PatientSource / Healthcare IT News
After rolling out a bespoke EPR at London’s Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, this article reveals the news that PatientSource has signed a contract with another London-based charity to digitise the delivery of its services.
The CCIO Profile: Andy Webster, Leeds Teaching Hospitals
28 Novemeber 2019 / Andy Webster / Digital Health
Having seen first hand the importance of the role he plays in delivering the ‘axe the fax’ mission at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, as well as the wider campaign, Silver Buck organised for Andy Webster to be profiled as part of Digital Health’s CCIO series.
AI trial delivers “really impressive” reduction in A&E demand
28 October 2019 / Health Navigator / HSJ
After NHS Vale of York CCG rolled out Health Navigator, this article outlines how the predictive intervention technology helped to deliver a reduction in A&E demand.
How a hospital sought to reduce strain on staff and improve outcomes using new enterprise imaging technology
24 October 2019 / Agfa / Healthcare IT News
In October 2019, Silver Buck took Healthcare IT News to visit Princess Alexandra Hospital to speak with staff about the impact of Agfa’s Enterprise Imaging solution. In this article, journalist, Leontina Postelnicu, reports on the day’s proceedings.
HTN Industry View: NHSX Listening Report
22 October 2019 / Siilo/ HTN
Joost Bruggeman, CEO and Founder of Siilo, gives his take on the NHSX Listening Report.
The NHS fax ban: Progress not perfection
1 October 2019 / J2 / The Journal of mHealth
John Nebergall, Senior Vice President and General Manager of eFax, shares his views on the state of the ongoing process of removing fax machines from the NHS.
Trusts set to miss Axe the Fax deadline due to ‘concerning lack of progress’
30 September 2019 / Axe the Fax / J2 / Digital Health
A report looking into the number of fax machines in use across the NHS in England has shown “a concerning lack of progress” among trusts working to remove them ahead of the April 2020 deadline.
NHS trust deploys clinical messenger solution from Dutch startup Siilo
17 September 2019 / Siilo / Healthcare IT News
The Health System Support Framework: Is it killing the digital transformation that NHSX promised to achieve?
28 August 2019 / PatientSource / HTN
Dr Michael Brooks, co-founder and chief medical officer at PatientSource, explores whether the Health System Support Framework is jeopardising the digital transformation that NHSX promised to achieve.
Medical charity implements PatientSource EPR after e-prescribing success
19 August 2019 / PatientSource / Digital Health
Why we can’t afford to let healthtech companies hold data to ransom
2 August 2019 / PatientSource / The Journal of mHealth
Dr Philip Ashworth, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of PatientSource, explains the need for organisations to be able to share information between systems and across organisational boundaries.
Princess Alexandra placed among top 6 trusts in radiology
28 June 2019 / Agfa / Digital Health
How Agfa Healthcare has helped the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) to be placed among the top six trusts nationwide, following a review of radiology reporting standards in NHS organisations published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Fit for the future? Does the report go far enough?
26 June 2019 / PatientSource / Med-Tech Innovation
Dr Michael Brooks, a practising locum doctor and chief medical officer of PatientSource, gives his take on the “Fit for Future” report published by the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Burnout: tech is the cause and solution to this healthcare pandemic
20 June 2019 / Siilo / PharmaTimes
Joost Bruggeman discusses the British Medical Association’s (BMA) report into the wellbeing of health and care professionals, and why being a doctor in 2019 isn’t all that great.
Calls for BMA to oppose Hancock’s ‘ill-conceived’ ban on outdated tech
18 June 2019 / Sarah Bruce / Digital Health
Sarah Bruce shares her views on to the blanket ban of NHS fax machines, following pressure from regional medical councils calling for the BMA to oppose blanket policies.
Chief information officer, Richard Corbridge, on why the NHS is losing its top talent
04 May 2019 / Richard Corbridge / The Sunday Telegraph & The Telegraph (online)
Richard Corbridge writes for the Daily Telegraph and shares his views on why digital leaders are leaving the NHS for the private sector. The article, which featured both in print and online, was also accompanied by an overview/pre-read.
NHS digital leaders leaving for private sector over Health Secretary’s tech ‘revolution’, IT chief warns
04 May 2019 / Richard Corbridge / The Sunday Telegraph & The Telegraph (online)
To accompany Richard’s opinion article (see above), the Telegraph published an overview/pre-read, which featured both in print and online.
PRSB publishes guidance on medicine information sharing
02 May 2019 / PatientSource / Digital Health
Dr Michael Brooks, CMO of PatientSource, comments on new guidance from the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) on medicine information sharing.
Matthew Gould to lead NHSX
04 April 2019 / Siilo / Healthcare IT News
Joost Bruggeman, CEO and co-founder of Siilo, comments on the appointment of Matthew Gould as CEO of NHSX.
WhatsApp use in the NHS a ‘privacy and clinical safety timebomb’
03 April 2019 / Siilo / Mobihealth News
Joost Bruggeman, CEO and co-founder of Siilo, comments on research undertaken by St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which found the use of WhatsApp in the NHS to be a “privacy and clinical safety timebomb.”
Banning Pagers, Yes – But What Next?
01 April 2019 / Siilo / The Operating Theatre Journal
Joost Bruggeman, CEO and co-founder of Siilo, writes for The Operating Theatre Journal about the Government ban on pagers in the NHS and what a fit-for-purpose, NHS-specific comms platform should look like.