Software player included on NHS GP IT futures framework

NHS Digital has announced that Advanced has been awarded a place on its new GP IT Futures framework, which will run until 2023. The framework is designed to help primary care achieve the requirements set out in the NHS Long Term Plan as well as the five-year framework for GP contract reform. Advanced’s electronic document management and workflow…


Health sector still lags behind other industries with digital – report suggests

The healthcare sector is becoming more consumer-centric, participatory, outcomes-based and cost-efficient, but lags in introducing automation and enablement technologies, according to a report from EY. New Horizons 2019: An EY NextWave Health Report explores the shift from reimagining the health ecosystem of tomorrow to executing on that vision. It highlights that investors and policymakers believe the…


Care home residents in Scotland to receive nutritional support service

Elderly residents at more than 100 care homes in Scotland are set to benefit from a nutritional support service developed by NHS Tayside in partnership with remote patient monitoring player Inhealthcare. The new digital pathway is designed to improve the health and wellbeing of residents and reduce the inappropriate prescribing of oral nutritional supplements. Inhealthcare…


NHS Digital funding extends transfer of care records to care homes

NHS Digital’s Social Care Digital Innovation Programme funding is enabling care homes in Sutton and Merton to transfer care records to hospital electronically. A grant has been awarded to Sutton Council and Person Centred Software to extend their project following collaboration in early 2019 on an NHS demonstrator project that pioneered digitising the transfer of…


Female health app sees over 600k use PCOS tool

Female health app Flo has seen more than 636,000 women used its PCOS Health Assistant self-assessment tool in under a month. The app has also started a research collaboration with Northwestern University to enhance understanding in this particular area of women’s health. In 26 days, 4.3 million women saw the PCOS information in the Flo…

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