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Legacy information systems: approaches from across the NHS

As part of this week’s focus on legacy information systems, we’re exploring views from NHS professionals on their organisation’s approach. Mark Chester, assistant director of digital services at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, said: “All organisations face challenges with legacy systems and what happens to the […]

Insight Now

Panel discussion: building a great digital team “It’s about bringing people from different backgrounds and from different disciplines together”

For our latest HTN Now panel discussion on the topic of building a great digital team, we were joined by panellists including Tom Mann, digital transformation lead at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust; Penny Kechagioglou, chief clinical information officer and deputy chief medical officer at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire; […]


AI in research: proposals for informed consent, ChatGPT in diagnosis and treatment, and recommendations for tackling disparities

We’ve taken a look at three journals recently published in Frontiers on the topic of artificial intelligence in health, from an exploration of ChatGPT’s role in diagnosis and treatment, to the impact of AI on health disparities in research, to proposed guiding principles for the design of optimal informed consent […]


Deep dive: EPMA in focus

Following on from our deep dive last week in which we explored electronic patient records, today we’re turning our attention to electronic prescribing and medicines administration (EPMA). Earlier this week, we published an interview with Gary Mooney, clinical solution executive at InterSystems. Gary shared his experiences implementing InterSystems’ EPMA solution with […]