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Evaluating the benefits and effectiveness of telehealth and telecare services

The potential for telehealth and telecare is enormous and Paul Burstow MP, Minister of State for Care Services, has made clear the government’s commitment to work with industry to improve the lives of three million people. The WSD programme was … Read more → – Evaluating the benefits and effectiveness of telehealth and telecare services

Simple Telehealth & Florence help patients manage conditions

Simple Telehealth is the multi-award winning, NHS inspired and owned Telehealth solution. Simple Telehealth (STH) is designed to enable many thousands of patients take responsibility for the monitoring and management of their own condition or treatment. STH’s innovative methods allow … Read more → – Simple Telehealth & Florence help patients manage conditions

A knowledge hub for housing

The Housing LIN (Learning & Improvement Network) is the leading ‘knowledge hub’ for a growing network of 5,700 housing, health and social care professionals in England involved in planning, commissioning, designing, funding, building and managing housing, care and support services … Read more → – A knowledge hub for housing

The End of Life Care Intelligence Network

The End of Life Care Strategy, published in 2008, recognised that this was a data-poor area.  To remedy this we established the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network. The Network is not an organisation but a voluntary confederation of … Read more → – The End of Life Care Intelligence Network

The benefits of iNurse and iConnect

Benefits of iNurse for community clinicians iNurse is proven to save each community clinician a minimum of one hour per working day. For example, if the product was used by a team of 300 nurses, saving only half an hour … Read more → – The benefits of iNurse and iConnect

Mobile working for health and care staff with iNurse

To succeed, a move to community based care must be supported by better technology for frontline workers – moving away from inefficient paper based working to streamlined electronic communication. iNurse from Advanced Health & Care is a simple and easy … Read more → – Mobile working for health and care staff with iNurse

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

Improving access to psychological therapies

The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Programme was designed to address the need for a much more comprehensive psychological therapies service, aimed at providing treatment for patients suffering from depression and anxiety disorders. Since 2008 the Programme has established … Read more → – Improving access to psychological therapies

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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New approaches to patient comment

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Watch an introductory video to Patient Opinion An increasing range of opportunities are available for patients to provide comment and ratings on health and care services. In addition to commenting via NHS Choices, services such as Patient Opinion and iWantGreatCare … Read more → – New approaches to patient comment

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