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“Extended Testing” Hits E-Referrals
The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) is set to begin extended testing of the new NHS e-Referral Service, a system that will replace the retired Choose and Book programme.
£6m Social Enterprise Tech Innovation Fund Launched
Local Partnerships, a HM Treasury and Local Government Association (LGA) own company, has launched a new fund that will see public sector spin-outs able to access loans between £250,000 and £1m.
A Global £100bn IoT Health IT Market Inside 5 Years?
Internet of Things healthcare market is expected to reach $136.8 billion (£97.31bn) by 2021 worldwide, a new report by researchers Allied Market Research suggests.
Acceleration Needed To Hit Paperless NHS By 2018
Research company TechUK has released a report that claims that progression towards a paperless NHS needs to speed up if it is to be achieved by 2018.
Accenture Confirmed As Next NHSMail Provider
The Department of Health (DoH) and NHS National Services Scotland (NHS NSS) have confirmed that technology services provider Accenture will be delivering the new NHSMail service.
Advanced Health and Care Joins NHS SBS Framework
Healthcare software provider Advanced Health and Care has been appointed to the NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) Healthcare Clinical Information Systems framework.
Aintree NHS Selects Payroll Services Provider
Aintree University Hospital Foundation Trust has selected a supplier to provide employment administration services such as payroll.
Apple And Samsung Can Trigger $3b Healthcare Revolution, Claims Juniper
A report into the sector found that Apple’s HealthKit and Samsung’s Sami will both increase uptake of healthcare accessories and that ObamaCare has the potential to help relax regulations.
Apple Watch Expects Great Take Up In Healthcare Sector
Andrew Hull, strategy director for Pocket App, offers his thoughts on the healthcare capabilities of the Apple Watch.
Applicants Flood In For Apple ResearchKit
Apple’s software framework ResearchKit is off to a cracking start, with Stanford University gaining over a year’s worth of medical research applicants in 24 hours.
Berkshire NHS Uses G-Cloud For SaaS Solution
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is set to use Microsoft Lync Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution after buying a contract via G-Cloud.
Bids Open For £240m Health Data Sharing Fund
Bidding is now open for the Integrated Digital Health Fund, a programme designed to encourage health data sharing.
Big Data “Not A Cure-All” For Healthcare
Big Data is not a “magic weapon” that can solve all our healthcare problems, a senior lecturer at the Kent School of Computing has claimed.
Birmingham University Supporting Cancer Treatment Research
The University of Birmingham is supporting ground-breaking research to create a proton Computed Tomography (CT) image that will help to facilitate the treatment of cancer patients in the UK.
Bradford NHS Successfully Completes Massive Image Migration Project
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has successfully completed what is said to be one of the UK’s largest image migration projects.
Bristol NHS Set To Improve Patient Safety And Compliance
The University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust has selected a new solution for the management of incidents, complaints, claims and risk management.
British Institute Of Radiology Launches Mobile App
The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) is seeking to revolutionise how doctors study for professional qualifications with the launch of its first ever mobile application.
BT To Sue NHS Scotland After Missing Out On Contract
BT is to start legal proceedings against NHS Scotland after losing its bid to re-run the tender process for the £110m Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN) contract.

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