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IT Management

New UK IT cybersecurity rules

2018 20 Nov

In this age of digital communication, healthcare organisations face new challenges in protecting sensitive patient information. Within NHS trusts, for instance, consumer messaging apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp are now widely used by staff for sending or sharing patient data.    Amidst this widespread app use, the U.K. NHS recently... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Digital Healthcare Show & ehi Live 2019

2019 26 Jun

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Executive Health Management

Space technology meets healthcare

2018 22 Sep

How the UK Space Agency is contributing to healthcare. England’s National Health Service (NHS) is joining forces with the UK Space Agency to tackle four critical healthcare challenges. The UK Space Agency has launched a multi-million-pound joint initiative with the NHS for healthcare innovators who can demonstrate how technology... Read more

IT Management

Axe the fax: 95% of security-threat devices to be decommissioned

2018 20 Sep

Fax machines, decommissioned by some industries years ago, are still widely used within the NHS. However, the use of outdated IT systems and processes, such as fax machines, is "downright dangerous,” as noted by the UK's Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock, during a keynote speech in Manchester earlier this month. It's therefore quite... Read more

IT Management

NHS invests $540 million into health tech and training

2018 01 Aug

Tech transformation is coming to the National Health Service, according to the UK's new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, who has put information technology atop his list of priorities for improving the NHS. In his first major speech since becoming health secretary, Mr. Matt Hancock revealed that "workforce, technology and prevention"... Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 17 Jul

The National Health Service (NHS) was created to provide medical care for all, free at the point of use. Now 70 years old, it is a national treasure under intense strain, battling to provide the best modern medicine to an ever-growing, ageing UK population.   Both radiology and clinical oncology are vital to the health service. Most patient diagnoses... Read more

IT Management

2018 04 Jul

Politician Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, famously asserted at the service’s birth in 1948, “If a hospital bedpan is dropped in a hospital corridor in Tredegar, the reverberations should echo around Whitehall.” Southeast Wales is less than 260 miles from London; it would have to be one very noisy reverberation... Read more

Executive Health Management

NHS celebrate 70th birthday with space collaboration

2018 04 Jul

Healthcare has taken what can be considered a huge leap as the sector turns to space technology for innovative solutions to improve quality of care. A new joint initiative between NHS England and the UK Space Agency aims to find hi-tech solutions to the major health and care challenges facing the NHS in its 70th anniversary year.  These challenges... Read more