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Transforming NHS services and improve health outcomes using technology and data October 2016 Health and social care leaders from the National Information Board (NIB) have unveiled proposals to make technology work harder and faster for patients and increase transparency across more services. Read More →
Informatics: the future August 2016 ‘Informatics: The future – An organisational summary’ describes the role and functions of key organisations in relation to informatics in the future. The summary incorporates the agreement for the... Read More →
Website promotes the emerging field of imaging informatics June 2016 The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (formerly SCAR), a professional organisation at the nexus of medical imaging and information technologies, has a new website. The website provides... Read More →
Web 2.0 Systems Supporting Childhood Chronic Disease Management May 2016 Chronic disease management is a global health concern. By the time they reach adolescence, 10-15% of all children live with a chronic disease. The role of educational interventions in facilitating... Read More →
User Experiences Of The Cochrane Library May 2016 Evidence-based decision making relies on easy access to trustworthy research results. The Cochrane Library is a key source of evidence about the effect of interventions and aims to "promote the... Read More →
Guidelines For GP Electronic Patient Records ref: 2005 May 2015 These remain the latest Department of Health guidelines for the good practice of the General Practice Electronic Patient Records - First Published June 2005. This document not only sets out good... Read More →
Information Security Management Code Of Practice February 2015 The Information Security Management: NHS Code of Practice is a guide to the methods and required standards of practice in the management of information security for those who work within or under... Read More →

Resources

Safety Features Of GP Computer Systems March 2017 A survey and study on the safety features required in GP computer systems, commissioned by the NPSA and published by the...
PRIMIS + January 2017 The importance of data security and confidentiality is one of the issues that PRIMIS (Primary Care Information Services) is...
Informatics, biometrics and epidemiology online October 2016 The scientific journal of the German Society for Medical Informatics, Biometrics and Epidemiology (Deutsche Gesellschaft...
UK Council for Health Informatics Professions July 2016 The UK Council for Health Informatics Professions was established following a growing consensus that there is a need to...
Technology In The NHS May 2016 The report 'Technology in the NHS: Transforming the patient?s experience of care' was commissioned by The King?s Fund and...
The Talking Cure May 2016 A trip to the doctor is the start of a conversation that providesthe link between our everyday lives and the medical...
Dementia screening tool detects early cognitive problems February 2016 A screening tool for dementia developed by Saint Louis University geriatricians appears to work better in identifying mild...
Dr Foster Intelligence January 2016 Dr Foster works with healthcare organisations to achieve sustainable improvements in their performance through better use...
Web Community For eHealth Procurers In EU June 2015 The community dedicated to eHealth procurers at ePractice.eu is an initiative sponsored by the European Commission to help...
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