Industry Focus

Keep up to date with the latest in healthcare industry news and trends.

17 Oct 2012

Morecambe Bay says Lorenzo will offer a best-in-class system to NHS trusts

Lorenzo is within 18-months of being a full electronic patient record offering a best in class system to NHS trusts.

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27 Sep 2012

Denmark forges ahead with telemedicine plans

Following Denmark's announcement in August of a raft of new initiatives, the switch to telemedicine is gathering pace as a series of pilot projects prepare to go live. At the core of the scheme is home monitoring for patients with long-term conditions such as diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and the changes could have implications for PACS and teleradiology users.

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24 Jul 2012

NHS Hack Day winners claim app will save £3m

The winners of a free software app created at the first NHS Hack Day claim their product could save the NHS £3m per year in lost time.

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02 Jul 2012

Electronic prescribing in Australia – lessons to be learnt for the UK?

Over 50 representatives of health providers from all over Australia gathered in Melbourne in June for Electronic Medication Management 2012, to discuss the current state of play with the implementation of electronic prescribing in hospitals.

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20 Jun 2012

The 2012 Healthcare Informatics 100 Ranking

The 2012 Healthcare Informatics 100 ranks the leading 100 vendors by revenues derived from healthcare IT products and services earned in the U.S.

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Tablets

02 Feb 2012

e-prescribing slashes hospital medication errors

Medication errors can be reduced by 66% with electronic prescribing technology, says new study by the University of NSW.

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08 Nov 2011

Transforming Patient Records

In June 2010, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay, NHS Foundation Trust became the first acute Trust in England to go live with Lorenzo Release 1.9. 3,500 staff across five hospitals are now using the system.

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14 Sep 2011

eClinical trial technologies

iSOFT recently hosted the eClinical forum to discuss how existing and emerging healthcare environments impact on clinical trials, and the future role of eClinical trial technologies.


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13 Sep 2011

Telemedicine: An Essential Technology for Reformed Healthcare

Telemedicine is a key enabler of care reform goals and has been successfully piloted in numerous care delivery settings.

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22 Aug 2011

Changing information needs and laboratory information management systems

National Health Service laboratories are coming under increasing pressure to store additional data in their laboratory information management systems (LIMS) to demonstrate adherence to certain processes and procedures.

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01 Aug 2011

CSC and iSOFT form unique company

The chief operating officer of CSC Health says that the acquisition of iSoft by CSC creates an international powerhouse, combining a leading health software company and leading systems integration firm.

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08 Jul 2011

The Gens Law, or Why Public Cloud will be Bigger Than Private Cloud

At last week's 2011 Cloud Leadership Forum in Santa Clara, one of the highlights was the opening session on 12 key things for CIOs to understand, on their road to the cloud.

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Industry Update - interview

30 May 2011

iSOFT Medication Management solution solves doctor scribble

In a recent Canberra Times article Dr John Ainge discusses the need to replace old hand written medication charts in an effort to eradicate errors in prescribing and administrating drugs to patients.

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Industry Update - interview

30 May 2011

iSOFT Medication Management solution solves doctor scribble

In a recent Canberra Times article Dr John Ainge discusses the need to replace old hand written medication charts in an effort to eradicate errors in prescribing and administrating drugs to patients.

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Industry Update - interview

30 May 2011

iSOFT Medication Management solution solves doctor scribble

In a recent Canberra Times article Dr John Ainge discusses the need to replace old hand written medication charts in an effort to eradicate errors in prescribing and administrating drugs to patients.

Read more

Industry Update - interview

30 May 2011

iSOFT Medication Management solution solves doctor scribble

In a recent Canberra Times article Dr John Ainge discusses the need to replace old hand written medication charts in an effort to eradicate errors in prescribing and administrating drugs to patients.

Read more


Industry Update - interview

30 May 2011

iSOFT Medication Management solution solves doctor scribble

In a recent Canberra Times article Dr John Ainge discusses the need to replace old hand written medication charts in an effort to eradicate errors in prescribing and administrating drugs to patients.

Read more

Industry Update - interview

30 May 2011

iSOFT Medication Management solution solves doctor scribble

In a recent Canberra Times article Dr John Ainge discusses the need to replace old hand written medication charts in an effort to eradicate errors in prescribing and administrating drugs to patients.

Read more


Industry Update - interview

30 May 2011

iSOFT Medication Management solution solves doctor scribble

In a recent Canberra Times article Dr John Ainge discusses the need to replace old hand written medication charts in an effort to eradicate errors in prescribing and administrating drugs to patients.

Read more

Industry Update - interview

30 May 2011

iSOFT Medication Management solution solves doctor scribble

In a recent Canberra Times article Dr John Ainge discusses the need to replace old hand written medication charts in an effort to eradicate errors in prescribing and administrating drugs to patients.

Read more


Social Media

11 Aug 2010

Mayo Clinic to launch social media center

The new Center for Social Media, slated to launch at Mayo Clinic in late September, seeks to accelerate effective social media use at the clinic.

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Social Media

05 Aug 2010

Social Media in the NHS

NHS Salford has devised an innovative knowledge sharing chat via Twitter to discuss the use of social media within the NHS.

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Industry Focus Article

24 Jun 2010

Study shows promise for electronic pill bottle

The Center for Connected Health announced encouraging initial findings from a medication adherence study, using a wireless electronic pill bottle to remind patients with high blood pressure to take their medication.

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Industry Focus Article

20 May 2010

Blumenthal on meaningful use

David Blumenthal, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), discusses meaningful use with hospital execs and CIOs.

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Industry Update - interview

17 May 2010

HIStalk interviews Gary Cohen

Influential healthcare IT news and opinion site, HIStalk, interviews iSOFT Executive Chairman and CEO, Gary Cohen.

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Industry Focus Article

20 Apr 2010

Sussex Partnership may move to Lorenzo

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has signed a five-year deal with iSOFT that includes an option for it to become an early adopter of Lorenzo.

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Industry Focus Article

04 Apr 2010

Twitter becoming essential tool for doctors

Twitter will soon be an essential tool for medical practices according to a poll conducted by Case Western University.

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Industry Focus Article

24 Mar 2010

Positive reaction to WoHIT 2010

The first joint eHealth conference of the European Commission and HIMSS Europe (“The World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition”) has come to an end. So has it been a success?

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Industry Focus Article

08 Mar 2010

Consumers weigh in on top 10 meaningful use arguments

A Washington-based advocacy group has collected consumer and employer perspectives on meaningful use.

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Industry Focus Article

03 Mar 2010

A National Health and Hospitals Network for Australia

The Rudd Government today announced major structural reforms to Australia’s health and hospital system.

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