Daily Archives: March 18, 2019


Alder Hey implements digital consent process

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has implemented a full digital consent process with Wellbeing Software’s eConsent. Using patient information together with a clinical procedure database eConsent captures the permissions required for any surgical procedure. Its introduction through initial pilot and staged rollout, is part of the Trust’s wider programme of digital technology optimisation. Alder…


NHS Trust launches app library initiative

An initiative to help people lead healthier lives from their smartphone and tablet has been launched by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with ORCHA – the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications. The partnership aims to make it easier for the Salford community to find approved apps for hundreds of…


Research suggests nearly half of NHS acute Trusts lack transformation plan

Research from NHS transformation specialists Transforming Healthcare Consultancy suggests 44% of NHS acute Trusts lack a formal transformation plan. The research, conducted in November 2018, suggests that whilst national initiatives such as the NHS Long Term Plan and the launch of the new digital transformation quango NHSX are setting the direction of travel, there are significant challenges for local…


GlobalData highlights healthcare apps market as one to watch

Business data and analytics firm GlobalData is suggesting that healthcare applications for smartphone devices is one to be watched closely in 2019. The company says that it is a “rapidly growing field with vastly different targets and purposes,” citing continuous improvements in both tablets and smartphones. The apps are used in areas such as clinical…

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