Health

'Do not opt out of Care.data' plead health charities

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If public do not trust programme, a whole generation of data will be lost, claims Quicksilva
13 Jan 2014

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust dumps Microsoft SCCM for Novell ZENworks

A bin full of discarded data
Microsoft SCCM 'unreliable' and was not able to provide enough accuracy, says trust
10 Jan 2014

How the NHS should mine 'near miss' data

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Glenn Hardy, client services manager at Airsweb, argues that the NHS would do well to learn from other industries in its efforts to report on 'near misses'
16 Dec 2013

Lack of mobile technology hampering transition to 'paperless NHS'

Medical professionals still rely on pen and paper for communications - despite 2018 deadline for 'paperless NHS'
11 Dec 2013

GP surgery manager prosecuted for illegally accessing patient data

Steven Tennison snooped on almost 2,000 patients during 2009 and 2010
04 Dec 2013

GP data to be extracted for Care.data in March 2014

Preparations for planned extraction of primary care data are 'well under way'
02 Dec 2013

Scottish Health Board meltdown highlights headaches for IT managers

Report into incident clears IT team of any blame
22 Nov 2013

NHS chiefs expect more government money to fund paperless initiative - report

2021 a more realistic deadline than 2018, say NHS personnel
22 Nov 2013

ICO warns firms to train temps in data protection following Great Ormond Street breaches

Four data breaches at hospital saw letters containing sensitive patient information being sent to the wrong addresses
21 Nov 2013

Only 16 per cent of patients have access to electronic medical records – report

Accenture survey suggests practices have a long way to go to meet 2015 deadline
12 Nov 2013

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust saves £200k with Canon Managed Print Services

Canon had best understanding of what the trust wanted to achieve, says director of finance Dave Tomlinson
11 Nov 2013

GP: 'Why does the NHS need to obtain so much data from patients?'

Dr Jane Lothian suggests that NHS England's Care.data programme has an ulterior motive in gathering patients' data
07 Nov 2013

NHS NSS on the lookout for suppliers to provide intelligence case management system

System to be used by the counter fraud services
07 Nov 2013

NHS trust to sideline £21m e-records implementation

Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust plans best-of-breed patient records system after Meditech 'failures'
05 Nov 2013

University Hospitals of Leicester opts for IBM desktop virtualisation solution

Implementation across 14,000 staff designed to reduce desktop costs by 50 per cent and boost patient care
05 Nov 2013

How SAS boosts CareSource patient care with big data

US healthcare provider explains how analytics is helping it to deliver a better service for patients
30 Oct 2013

Influence: Mobile Working in the NHS

How tablets and secure remote technology is benefiting the healthcare industry
30 Oct 2013

NHS Spine2: Q&A with Basho, the US developer behind Riak

Basho's software engineer Sean Cribbs and marketing manager Jeremy Hill answer questions on the new infrastructure
25 Oct 2013

How technology has evolved to improve and enable breast cancer screening

Dr Goldstein tells Computing that Capgemini and AWS are the latest to help MammaCare in its mission to train nurses
25 Oct 2013

Analytics will play a critical part in heathcare, says US medical firm CareSource

CareSource's Bob Gladden tells Computing that analytics will revolutionise healthcare
24 Oct 2013

Mastek to develop identity and access management service for NHS HSCIC

Mastek claims it will be one of the largest standards-based corporate identity management infrastructures in the world
22 Oct 2013

Care.data: the latest threat to patient privacy?

Sooraj Shah delves into the controversial data-sharing project that could land GPs in legal hot water
14 Oct 2013

NHS 'to benefit from agile development' with selection of open source database Riak for Spine2

Riak will replace Oracle's relational database, says Ovum analyst
11 Oct 2013

West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw CSU issues £3m tender for BI platform

The unit - hosted by NHS England - is on the lookout for a platform that is optimised for healthcare analytics
07 Oct 2013