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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.


Australian Health Review

Effectiveness and efficiency of training in digital healthcare packages

The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether the current training program facilitates efficient and accurate use of the digital medical record in clinical practice.

Dorset NHS trusts embark on shared digital transformation journey

Peter Gill, director of informatics from Royal Bournemouth tells how three Dorset trusts have worked together to create a shared care record and have begun to move to a common platform for e-prescribing and medicines management.

Peer-to-peer clinical problem-solving app launches

Doctors can now collaborate on clinical problem solving through a new smartphone app. Doctors can raise topics for discussion or get in touch with specific specialists for responses to clinical conundrums, difficult medical cases, or to share concerns such as work-load issues, training and career decisions.

Health Foundation

Enabling improvement through the innovative use of data

This newsletter focuses on the use of data to improve quality in health care services. Health care teams are the most important source of innovative ideas to improve the quality of care for their patients, and they also have the enthusiasm and motivation to spread and sustain change.

Journal of Medical Internet Research

Effectiveness of Telemonitoring in Obstetrics

Despite reported positive results of telemonitoring effectiveness in various health care domains, this new technology is rarely used in prenatal care. This review shows that telemonitoring can be tentatively recommended for pregnant women at risk for preterm delivery.

NHS Digital

First two trusts meet milestone of all electronic NHS referrals

Two hospital trusts and their referring GP practices have become the first in the country to adopt a digital process for booking patient hospital appointments.

NHS England

The NHS IT Strategy

The national director of operations and information has written a blog setting out progress of the NHS strategy.

Telecare LIN

September 2017 Newsletter

A listing of digital health and technology enabled care references from the UK and around the world including telehealth, telecare, mobile health, telemedicine, ehealth, smart home technologies and Internet of Things.

Welsh Government

“If you want the best technology in the Welsh NHS, you have to invest in IT”

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced over £5.5 million for digital priorities within the Welsh NHS. The funding will be targeted at improving access to information and introducing new ways of delivering care.

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