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Saturday 18 November 2017


All the latest articles, news and reports on IT
Key topics include: IT systems, Choose and Book, Patient records, Data validation, Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions (ETP), Informatics
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Is your practice ready to respond to a cyberattack?

Tuesday 14th November 2017

One in 4 (23%) of healthcare IT professionals in the UK revealed that they do not think their organisation will be able to deal with cyberattacks, a new report by Infoblox has shown.

About 305 healthcare IT professionals in the UK and US (152 and 153 respectively in each region) took part in an online survey, which was conducted by the polling company Censuswide.

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BMA Deputy chair says GP surgeries should not be "overwhelmed" by records queries
Thu, 1 Mar 2007
Mobile telephone-style payment method designed for clinical decision support
Thu, 1 Mar 2007
The upcoming introduction of the NHS Care Records Service will mean that patients’ medical records will now be stored on a national electronic database. This Management in Practice special report looks at the controversy over confidentiality and consent that surrounds this development and the likely implications of introducing electronic records in general practice
Thu, 1 Mar 2007
The recent Information Management and Technology (IM&T) directed enhanced service (DES) will introduce new measures such as electronic prescribing, and will also encourage practices to store clinical data on remote servers, away from the surgery. Simon Wright looks at what’s involved, and asks whether such plans, designed to benefit practices, could create new problems
Mon, 12 Feb 2007
Patients in London can carry medical records on new smartcard