News and articles about the use of data within healthcare.


Toolkit launched on how to record public health impact

A report has been published to help healthcare professionals record and measure their impact on public health. Published by Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), the report, Everyday Interactions, shows that only around 19% of healthcare professionals currently measure the public health impact of their everyday work. The main…


What Should the NHS Do After the Data Breach?

Caroline Black writes about the recent data breach in the NHS, globalisation and what the health service needs to do to prevent larger cyberattacks. The rapid rise of digital technologies means we live in an interesting and transitional time for the world of medicine. For example, we are increasingly relying upon computers to store records and…


Information analytics platform used to update EBMT patient registry

Information analytics company Elsevier has announced that The European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) will implement its MACRO platform to support it patient registry. Elsevier’s MACRO platform consists of tools for study definition, data capture and data management and is used by researchers in clinical trials, pharmaceutical companies, academic medical centres, CROs and…

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