Public Sector IT:

December, 2008


December 1, 2008  2:36 PM

Long-term NPfIT users lacked confidence in CRS data

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, Outsourcing

Some long-term users of the Cerner Care Records Service - which is due to be rolled out to hospitals across the south of England - have "little confidence in the information generated", according to an external, independent audit report.

The criticisms by users at Weston Area...

December 1, 2008  2:30 PM

Patient delays at Abu Dhabi Cerner site “transitional”

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, Outsourcing

It's not just in England where health staff are trying to minimise delays for patients after the go-live of e-record systems. 

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December 1, 2008  12:00 PM

Cerner unveils hospital room of the future

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, Outsourcing

A US website reports that a prototype room includes a system that scans employees' badges when they enter a patient's room and automatically displays patient information as appropriate.


December 1, 2008  6:00 AM

NPfIT harmed by poor communications

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, poor communications, spin, transparency and accountability

Comment and analysis

It's often said that good results on IT-related projects and programmes rely on good communications.

This helps to explain why the NHS's £12.7bn National Programme for IT [NPfIT] is such a good case study -  an exemplar of how poor...


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