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News items focusing on eHealth

eHealth covers the ways technologies can act as key enablers in delivering healthcare in today's society.

This theme covers the ways technologies can act as key enablers in delivering healthcare in today’s society. It’s much more than any one type of technology or device. We are seeing the appearance of new operational models supported by technology.


North Midlands deploys Medway EPR

A Midlands trust has gone live with a new electronic patient record system after migrating millions of records and merging with an existing patient administration system.

Special report – Shared records

Sharing records between care settings is starting to become much more commonplace, but is viewing patient and clinical data enough to deliver joined-up care? Vivienne Raper revisits some of the pioneers of information and record sharing, and examines how they are beginning to use shared records to change how they interact with patients.

Journal of Medical Internet Research

A mobile device app to reduce time to drug delivery and medication errors during simulated pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation

In this simulation-based study, PedAMINES, a mobile device app, dramatically reduced drug preparation time, to delivery and the rate of medication errors.

Journal of Medical Internet Prescribing

Searching for Real-World Effectiveness of Health Care Innovations: Scoping Study of Social Prescribing for Diabetes

The aim of our study was to characterize, collate, and analyze the evidence from evaluation of social prescribing for type 2 diabetes in the United Kingdom and Ireland, comparing information available on publicly available websites with the published literature.

Public Health England

Digital-first public health: Public Health England's digital strategy

This document explains how PHE will make the best use of digital to meet the needs of their users and fulfill their remit to protect and promote health and reduce inequalities. PHE aims to take a digital-first approach to lead the development of new models of public health within the public health system and working with partners.

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