September 29, 2013 —
Pricare gives you access to a full suite of training materials, user guides, handouts and lesson plans with actual screenshots to enable you to train yourself on all major clinical systems, or to design and provide your own in house training for staff.
March 28, 2014 —
Sixteen suppliers of GP IT systems have signed up to a new GP Systems of Choice framework, but TPP has not.
The three other principal suppliers of GP clinical systems, Emis, INPS and Microtest, have all agreed to the terms of the new framework, but EHI understands there are some outstanding issues with TPP that are yet to be resolved.
March 24, 2014 —
TPP have finalised and released their mobile working version of SystmOne - one of the most highly anticipated products so far.
SystmOne Mobile works completely differently to the Live version of the product, not relying on an N3 connection to access patient records and access visits, appointments and other key areas of the system.
This is really aimed at community and district staff, although we can see the benefits for any type of clinician using it.
November 8, 2013 —
Practices will be hit by a 15% fall in QOF income next year as the government's overhaul of the framework and workload pressures bite, experts have warned.
Accountants say practices stand to lose £20,000 of QOF income as targets become harder to achieve in 2013/14.
GP leaders also anticipate a slump in QOF pay and blamed the government’s contract imposition for making matters ‘considerably worse’ for practices.
November 3, 2013 —
November 3, 2013 —
The ability to schedule a task is alternative to using reminders or a recalls, for example to remind you that a patient needs a test or follow-up on a future date.
The advantage of using a scheduled task over a reminder is that you do not have to retrieve the patient record to see scheduled task. A scheduled task is created overnight on the date you specify and will appear in the Task List the following day. You can also set the task to repeat as often as required, for example every four weeks.
October 29, 2013 —
The £100m Nursing Technology Fund is due to open this week and an initial round of funding will be awarded before Christmas, EHI understands.
The fund was first announced by Prime Minister David Cameron in October 2012.
EHI understands the bidding process is likely to open on Wednesday. The first round of the fund will be worth £30m and trusts will have around a month to apply.
Bids will be awarded before Christmas this year and trusts will have to deploy the systems by the end of March 2014.
October 18, 2013 —
Remotely monitoring patients' health does not reduce the demands placed on local GP practices, a DH-funded study has found.
Patients using telehealth services visited their GP just as often as those receiving usual care, Nuffield Trust researchers found.
The findings suggest claims that telehealth can reduce demand on health services may only apply to secondary care.