Daily Archives: October 9, 2017


NHS saves £130M using electronic prescriptions

NHS Digital has announced that its electronic prescription service (EPS) has helped the NHS save £130 million over three years. The service allows GP surgeries to send prescriptions directly to pharmacies to save patients time and money when they collect their medication. The EPS has been shown to have saved patients almost £75 million over…


The podyssey continues: MedTalk Podcast episode three is live

Episode three of the MedTalk Podcast features the regulation of contraceptive apps, how sensors can be used to help detect and monitor bone frailty and the public hearing on sodium valproate. The editorial team behind industry leading healthcare titles European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer, Digital Health Age, Med-Tech Innovation and Medical Plastics News are certainly not breaking ‘The Chain’ with the latest episode…


Technology can beat sepsis, but it needs to be smart

By Sean Benson, vice president and general manager of Specialized Surveillance, Wolters Kluwer Health Sepsis kills more than 44,000 people annually in the UK, a shocking figure that is more than the total number of combined deaths from breast, bowel and prostate cancer. The potentially life-threatening condition, also known as blood poisoning or septicaemia, is…

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