Empower Your Practice
Journal for Practice Managers
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All clinics working with both Medesk and TDL can send lab requests and receive results directly via our Lab module.
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Medesk has developed a convenient stock reporting module to help you control your consumables and other items.
Medesk has just integrated with some of the leading SMS providers in the UK, including Text Magic
Here’s part 2 of our summary of the main points to consider when you’re undergoing a digital health transformation in your clinic.
This month’s industry nibs include nominated trusts in the running for best global digital exemplar, major contract deals and how much NHS trusts are spending per day on PCs.
September app and mobile round up involves an app to help those with Tinnitus, a glucose reader that will help diabetics and an early warning device for pregnant women.
This month’s cybersecurity for health IT round-up covers the security risk of “brainjacking” ie brain implant hacking, the need for firmware updates after the Food and Drug Administration found potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with St. Jude Medical’s cardiac pacemakers and the reveal of SC Magazine’s 20 Women of Influence in cybersecurity in the UK.
There has been an increase in the use of connected care technologies in UK healthcare in the last 12 months, according to a new report.
Ten projects will receive £75,000 each to use digital technology to improve delivery of healthcare services.
This month’s industry nibs include multi-million pound funds for health technologies and a trust going live with a new image sharing software.
Poor IT systems directly impact patient treatment and frustrate staff in mental health services, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
With healthcare and technology solutions continuing to merge, digital health is welcoming new innovations and partnerships at a quickening pace. But what have been the most notable digital health trends so far this year?
This months’ healthcare IT round-up includes various healthcare organisations entering into contracts with suppliers such as Avon Breast Screening renewing their partnership with imaging provider Insignia Medical Systems, Carestream supporting DMCI with a new cloud-based service and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust benefiting from its new IT self check-in kiosks.
At least 1,700 cases of potential patient harm have been identified after a huge medical correspondence storage blunder, according to a new report by the NAO.
The premise of the healthcare industry has been the same for most of its existence. You have a problem and the provider’s job is to find a solution - a remedy. It’s medicine that is only as good as the information doctors have available to them. The goal is to obtain a wider scope of information.
Healthcare has the highest volume of data breaches in the UK, a study of figures from the Information Commissioner’s Office has shown.
“The digital health segment has a total of 427 companies the second highest of all segments in the life science industry. The segment employs 9,600 employees and has a total turnover of £1bn,” a new UK government report shows.
Rockhealth brings together over 100 digital health CEOs for off-the-record discussions about building a healthcare technology company. Here are a few select quotes and consensuses that really struck a chord.
This month’s news in brief includes a Manchester based company’s app to help children navigate hospitals, a technology to assist with handovers and a digital health company receiving a NICE endorsement.
Until computer security experts closely examine infected machines, they will not know the mechanism by which the malicious software got into the computers and then spread.
Millennials are shunning the NHS in favour of private GP appointments. Young people would prefer to pay for a same-day service than wait weeks for an NHS consultation. A network of private clinics reported that 75 per cent of their patients are between 20 and 39 years old.
Health systems share many similar care and cost challenges, however, how they choose to respond is largely influenced by the history, culture, economic and political environment in which the system operates.
Which organisations are leading the way and having the biggest impact on the health of the citizens they serve? David Bolton, Qlik’s Global Industry Solutions director, Public Sector & Healthcare, takes a look at different examples of healthcare tech initiatives from around the world.