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IMAGING Management

Communicating Significant Radiology Findings: UK Survey

2016 09 Jan

An audit of communication of significant radiology findings reveals wide variation in practice across the UK with regard to the communication and monitoring of radiology reports, with many radiology departments/trusts not fully compliant with published UK guidance. Results of the audit are published in the journal Clinical Radiology.The imaging process... Read more

Health Management

Cancer Services: Matching Supply with Demand

2016 05 Jan

Redesigning cancer services in the acute setting is the only way  to cope with growing demand. A transformation of cancer services in the UK needs to be brought about as a matter of urgency if there is to be any hope of matching current, not to mention future, demand with supply. Incidence of cancer is rising by two to three percent per annum and in... Read more

IT Management

UK eHealth Week 2016

2015 22 Jun

On the 19 and 20 of April more than 3,000 health and care professionals and 80 IT suppliers, will descend upon London’s Olympia for the second ever UK e-Health Week. The conference will be bigger and better than ever before, bringing together the latest e-Health innovations with those who commission and implement as well as some exciting... Read more

IMAGING Management

Breast Cancer Screening in the UK - No Effect on Mortality Statistics

2013 13 Jun

New analysis of breast cancer mortality data over almost 40 years concludes that breast cancer screening does not yet show an effect on mortality statistics. The research, published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, analysed mortality trends before and after the introduction of the UK's National Health Service Breast Screening Programme... Read more

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UK Guidance on Access to Imaging

2013 20 May

A best practice guide on referring patients for imaging has been published by the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Royal College of Radiologists and the Society and College of Radiographers in the UK. The guide outlines improvements for patients by ensuring that timely and appropriate medical imaging services such as scans are provided to... Read more

IMAGING Management

Frost & Sullivan: The 50 Most Innovative Technologies in 2013

2013 09 May

Up to 85% of technologies developed globally never make it to the commercial world. Business and investors need to closely assess the potential of a given technology platform to understand the true market prospects it holds and to evaluate the risk-reward elements. 50 of the most innovative technologies in the world identified by Frost & Sullivan will... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra Wins Contract for Imaging IT in london Hospital

2013 06 May

The medical imaging IT company, Sectra has been awarded a 10 year contract from the Whittington Health NHS Trust to supply medical imaging IT systems. Sectra’s solution will facilitate a more efficient image and information-management workflow within the hospital, and make images and information available to authorised radiologists and referring physicians... Read more

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syngo Remote Assist Service for UK Private Hospital

2013 02 May

Siemens Healthcare Customer Services is supporting Spire Southampton Hospital’s diagnostic imaging department through the use of a new remote troubleshooting service - syngo® Remote Assist. The hospital uses a SOMATOM® Definition AS CT system from Siemens Healthcare to perform a number of imaging exams. It was recently required to undertake a challenging... Read more

IT Management

Quicksilva to Provide NHS 111 Service With Real-Time Patient Identification

2013 19 Apr

Quicksilva, an independent supplier of healthcare IT systems is providing real-time access to the NHS Personal Demographic Service (PDS) for the North East Ambulance Service Foundation Trust (NEAS). NEAS’s 111 Service evaluation project has been able provide the entire North East region with access to patient records in real-time to allow instant verification... Read more

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Frost & Sullivan Presents New Mega Trends for Britain in Healthcare and Beyond

2013 11 Apr

In future 81 percent of people in the UK will be living in urban areas, there will be 200 million connected devices and one in four British citizens will be shopping online the highest number in the world, per capita. The over 65s will represent one fifth of the population, becoming one of the largest consumer groups with increasing healthcare needs.... Read more


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