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The coalition commitment on information sharing to tackle violence

The Coalition Programme for Government includes a commitment to require hospitals to share non-confidential information with the police, so they know where gun and knife crime is happening. The implementation of this commitment focuses on the date, location and type … Read more → – The coalition commitment on information sharing to tackle violence

The GP dashboard provides fast and intuitive access to information

The NHS North of Tyne RAIDR system is a dashboard analysis and reporting tool, developed to meet the information needs of GPs as both commissioners and primary care providers, offering a single portal for their information needs, and integrating previously … Read more → – The GP dashboard provides fast and intuitive access to information

Going paperless at King’s College Hospital

In this video diary for E-Health insider, Director of ICT at King’s College Hospital Colin Sweeney talks about the ambition to go paperless by 2013. King’s College Hospital has set a target of 2013 to be a paperless hospital. E-prescribing … Read more → – Going paperless at King’s College Hospital

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Bristol care homes use barcode medication systems to transform safety and save the NHS money

Medication safety systems have been transformed in a number of Bristol care homes with introduction of pioneering barcode technology, due to an innovative collaboration between NHS Bristol, Pharmacy Plus and the care home sector. National research suggests 52% of care … Read more → – Bristol care homes use barcode medication systems to transform safety and save the NHS money

Replacing the chart at the end of the bed with VitalPAC

VitalPAC is a tool that replaces the chart at the end of the bed.  It enables nursing staff to enter the vital statistics of patients into a handheld device quickly and simply. This information is stored centrally and used to … Read more → – Replacing the chart at the end of the bed with VitalPAC

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Joining up IT systems in Hampshire hospitals

At its Basingstoke site, the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust has used a clinical portal solution to unite data from five separate IT systems into a single portal that doctors and nurses can view via a wireless connection from anywhere in … Read more → – Joining up IT systems in Hampshire hospitals

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Verifying NHS numbers saves time and improves accuracy in North Staffordshire

University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust has become the first to go live with a ‘spine mini-service’ accredited under NHS Connecting for Health’s Interoperability Toolkit. The Trust has implemented Quicksilva’s new orQestra service to enable direct, automatic access to … Read more → – Verifying NHS numbers saves time and improves accuracy in North Staffordshire

Paperwork made easier in Worcestershire

Worcestershire Health Economy has developed a new automated approach using the Interoperability Toolkit standards to support the electronic communication of clinical information seamlessly into the GP clinical systems for outpatient letters and discharge summaries. This means paperwork can be completed … Read more → – Paperwork made easier in Worcestershire

Open source software to help ex-service people

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) provides health care to over 20 million ex-service people and is regarded as one of the safest and highest performing systems in the USA. The VistA system was developed in-house by clinicians, aimed at … Read more → – Open source software to help ex-service people

Digital pens cuts admin for Portsmouth’s midwives

Portsmouth midwives now use low cost Blackberry digital pens to write up case notes, which has halved their paper work. The pen works just like normal on the paper record, which the mum-to-be keeps, but the pen also reads and … Read more → – Digital pens cuts admin for Portsmouth’s midwives

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