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Somerset NHS Foundation Trust live with Better’s ePMA, OPENeP

Better release - 25 June 2020
Trust advances its open IT strategy with a go-live of the Better e-prescribing and medications management solution in its surgical services. Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with its e-prescribing and medications management solution from Better. The trust, which was formed on 1 April 2020 when the Somerset Partnership and Taunton and Somerset NHS foundation trusts merged, is using OPENeP across its surgical services.

Digital mental health interventions have significant long-term impact on anxiety and depression recovery, suggests new research

SilverCloud Health release - 16 June 2020
World’s largest “real-world” study published at time of increased anxiety from pandemic highlights long-term benefits and cost-effectiveness of iCBT in improving access to psychological therapy. Treating anxiety and depression with digital mental health therapy has a significant and long-term benefit for recovery, new research amongst NHS service users suggests. The research was undertaken by SilverCloud Health, the world’s leading digital mental health company, with the School of Psychology at Trinity College, the University of Dublin, and health economics analysis from the University of Sheffield.

SilverCloud partners with Northpoint Wellbeing to bring digital mental health support to young people as they return to school

SilverCloud Health release - 10 June 2020
SilverCloud, the leading digital therapeutics provider, has partnered with mental health charity Northpoint Wellbeing to co-develop a new digital therapy programme to alleviate anxiety in young people. Coming at a time when children are returning to school and face huge uncertainty, it will be available for school clusters across the Leeds area and NHS Child and Adolescent Services Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Calderdale. The programme is also being rolled out nationally to other NHS and education services.

NHS Trust revolutionises access to mental health services for young people, providing support with DXC Open Health Connect platform

DXC release - 9 June 2020
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust has selected the DXC Open Health Connect platform from DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) and is creating a blueprint that could dramatically reduce mental health referral times in order to provide the right assistance for at-risk children through the use of digital technology.

London NHS trust turns to secure messaging tech to help 10,000 staff amid Coronavirus epidemic

Hospify release - 29 May 2020
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust deploys Hospify to help professionals communicate, and to broadcast important messages to staff. The first ever secure clinical messaging app to be approved for the NHS Apps Library has been made available to more than 10,000 employees at a major London NHS trust, in a bid to help staff communicate with each other and with patients more effectively during the COVID-19 crisis.

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust Selects DXC Lorenzo Electronic Prescribing and Medication Management to Enhance Patient Safety and Simplify Staff Processes

DXC release - 28 May 2020
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust, with services focused on citizens across a large area of Yorkshire, has gone live with DXC Lorenzo Electronic Prescribing and Medication Management (ePMA), a new digital approach to prescribing and administering medicines for NHS mental health professionals.

Gloucestershire Hospitals ‘holds its nerve’ to go-live with Allscripts e-observations despite Covid-19

Allscripts release - 21 May 2020
NHS Foundation Trust deploys new EPR functionality during the coronavirus outbreak to identify and escalate treatment for its sickest patients. Allscripts creates a Go-Live Virtual Office to provide 24/7 remote Go-Live support.  Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with the latest element of its Allscripts electronic patient record; despite the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Cancer scan results delivered faster as trust innovates with imaging tech

Sectra release - 13 May 2020
  Patients who do and don’t have bowel cancer are notified much sooner as radiologists at University Hospitals of North Midlands transform pathways and innovate with imaging technology. Patients undergoing CT colonography scans are being quickly notified if they do or do not have bowel cancer, following the implementation of imaging technology that has given staff at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust the opportunity to redesign pathways.

CliniSys delivers vital laboratory link to NHS Nightingale Hospital Bristol

CliniSys release - 13 May 2020
Pathology systems specialist responds rapidly to Severn Pathology’s request, so clinicians can order tests for patients with Covid-19 and receive the results electronically CliniSys has delivered a laboratory link for NHS Nightingale Hospital Bristol (Nightingale Bristol), so clinicians can request tests for patients and receive the results electronically.

WiFi SPARK works with Visionable to connect patients with their loved ones

Visionable release - 12 May 2020
Seven NHS Trusts use tablets loaded with Visionable:Connect to make simple, secure video calls available free during the coronavirus outbreak Seven NHS Trusts are using technology developed by WiFi SPARK in response to an urgent request from leading NHS Trusts to find a way to connect hospital patients with their loved ones during the coronavirus outbreak.

Hampshire Hospitals works with CliniSys to send negative Covid-19 test results to staff by Short Message Service (SMS)

CliniSys release - 30 April 2020
New functionality in the CliniSys Integrated Clinical Environment (ICE) application is now available to report tests quickly and efficiently as labs build up testing capability. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) is sending text messages to staff who have been tested for Covid-19 and whose tests have come back negative.
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