Empower Your Practice

Journal for Practice Managers

Telemedicine: Medesk Meet for Online Consultations

Medesk Meet is a fully integrated telemedicine solution that works alongside the Medesk practice management software platform.

The Telemedicine you have been waiting for

Free video consultations for all Medesk users until 1st June. You can schedule virtual appointments directly from Medesk.

Integration with The Doctors Laboratory

All clinics working with both Medesk and TDL can send lab requests and receive results directly via our Lab module.

Prepayments and Deposits with Stripe

Stripe integration provides a convenient way to collect prepayments and deposits. Make it easy for patients to understand what they pay for.

Stock Reporting in Medesk

Medesk has developed a convenient stock reporting module to help you control your consumables and other items.

Send Texts to Patients Directly from Medesk

Medesk has just integrated with some of the leading SMS providers in the UK, including Text Magic. Send patients SMS messages straight from the platform.

Insights and Impressions of Health Plus Care 2018 part 2

Here’s part 2 of our summary of the main points to consider when you’re undergoing a digital health transformation in your clinic.

Industry news in brief

This month’s industry nibs include nominated trusts in the running for best global digital exemplar, and how much NHS trusts are spending per day on PCs.

Cybersecurity news round-up

This cybersecurity for health IT round-up covers the risk of “brainjacking”, the need for updates and the reveal of 20 Women of Influence in cybersecurity.

Report Reveals Increased Use of Connected Care Technologies 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.

The Health Foundation Selects Digital Projects for a £1.5m Programme

Ten projects will receive £75,000 each to use digital technology to improve delivery of healthcare services.

Industry news in brief

This month’s industry nibs include multi-million pound funds for health technologies and a trust going live with a new image sharing software.

Mental health IT systems frustrate staff and impact patients

Poor IT systems directly impact patient treatment and frustrate staff in mental health services, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The most notable digital health trends of 2017 so far

With healthcare and technology merging, digital health is getting new innovations at a quickening pace. Learn about notable digital health trends in our blog.

Healthcare IT news round-up

This months’ healthcare IT round-up discusses contracts with Avon Breast Screening, DMC Imaging, and other digital mews around the globe.

1,700 cases of potential harm from undelivered medical mail

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.

Trust Me, I’m a Doctor: Dealing With Data in the Digital Health Age

We discuss today how the new digital age has changed healthcare in terms of monitoring, measuring, and recording symptoms using data.

Cybersecurity news round-up

Healthcare has the highest volume of data breaches in the UK, a study of figures from the Information Commissioner’s Office has shown.

Digital health companies generate over £1bn turnover in 2016

“The digital health segment has a total of 427 companies. The segment employs 9,600 people and has a total turnover of £1bn,” a new UK government report shows.

What we learned from 100+ digital health CEOs

Rockhealth brings together digital health CEOs for discussions about healthcare technology companies. Here are a few consensuses that really struck a chord.

Mobile and app news in brief

This month’s news includes an app to help children navigate hospitals, a technology to assist with handovers and a health company receiving a NICE endorsement.

The Fallout from a Global Cyberattack: Our Everlasting Battle

Dive into the topic of fighting global cyberattacks and 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

Why are millennials shunning the NHS in favour of private GP appointments and a same-day service? We have figured it out.

Healthcare Analytics: The Lessons Gleaned from Around the World

David Bolton, Qlik’s Global Industry Solutions director, speculates on different examples of healthcare tech initiatives from around the world.