Healthcare IT

I have been writing about healthcare IT for more than a decade. I cover this area for Ovum as an associate analyst.

Putting sepsis algorithms into electronic patient records, Jul 7, 2017

NHS ransomware attack one month on: “The people who didn’t patch Windows 7 should be sacked” and Civil Service World, Jun 14, 2017

Tech can do a lot, Prime Minister, but it can’t save the NHS
The Register, Jun 8, 2017

Virtual reality as a healthcare tool, Jun 6, 2017

Wearable technology – just what the doctor ordered
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Mar 29, 2017

Brexit might benefit genomics big data analytics research, Feb 21, 2017

It’s time to pay attention to mental health IT, Nov 14, 2016

World-leading heart hospital ‘very, very lucky’ to dodge ransomware hit
The Register, Nov 4, 2016

Injured at Glastonbury? Three little words will help medics find you
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Jun 21, 2016

CW@50: From local innovations to centralisation – 50 years of healthcare IT, Apr 27, 2016

How electronic records can transform community care
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Jan 29, 2016

Does Cambridge University Hospital’s Epic project indicate NHS lacks capacity?, Nov 17, 2015

Can IT help the NHS deliver seven-day services?
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Oct 9, 2015

How can IT contribute to NHS efficiency?, Sep 28, 2015

Five ways telehealth could be used in the health service of the future
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Jul 16, 2015

NHS and internet of things: ‘The future of care is about the patient taking control’
Guardian Public Leaders Network, Jun 8, 2015

NHS data security: Lessons to be learned, Apr 2015

NHS 111 shows how medical diagnosis can be computerised, Mar 2015

What are the options for electronic patient records in the NHS after NPfIT?, Jan 2015

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust completes £200m Epic and HP IT project, Dec 2014

Genomics England exploits big data analytics to personalise cancer treatment, Oct 2014

Open source and the NHS: Two huge disorganised entities without central control
The Register, Sep 19, 2014

Could digital treatments meet mental health service users’ needs?
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, May 12, 2014

NHSmail set for split between multiple suppliers
Government Computing, Oct 19, 2012

Technology can transform the NHS – but not on its own (NHS Confederation conference 2012)
Guardian Healthcare Network, Jun 27, 2012

Open source test results service adopted by renal patients
Guardian Government Computing, May 4, 2012

Circle looks to save Hinchingbrooke staff time with mobile devices
Guardian Government Computing, Apr 5, 2012

London hospitals need better connections: Royal Free IM&T head
Guardian Government Computing, Jan 30, 2012

Designing a new Bristol superhospital (North Bristol NHS trust and Southmead)
Guardian Healthcare Network, Jan 3, 2012

University Hospitals of Leicester seeks £600m partner for IT transformation
Guardian Healthcare Network, Nov 18, 2011

Scrapping the National Programme for IT: a journey not a destination
Guardian Healthcare Network, Sep 22, 2011

Final call for NHS Direct’s national service
Guardian Healthcare Network, Apr 6, 2011

Videoconference consultants boost emergency stroke care
Guardian Healthcare Network, Feb 16, 2011

Online health records can save lives (Scotland and England)
Guardian Society, Jan 13, 2010

Newcastle will extend Cerner to primary care, Dec 3, 2009

Promoting a half finished jigsaw: Connecting for Health at HC2009, May 6, 2009

Martin Bell: A long way from Bristol fashion, Mar 4, 2009

Smart move: use of health smartcards in EU countries
Health Service Journal, Sep  8, 2005

Rewriting the script: the NHS and electronic transmission of prescriptions
Health Service Journal, Dec 9, 2004

Those who scan, do: Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS)
Health Service Journal, Jun 10, 2004