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NHS hospital comparison website launched 

A new website to enable patients and staff to compare hospitals across a broad range of metrics from accident and emergency waiting times to the quality of meals will be launched tomorrow.

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NHS core IT system migration a ‘success’

The health service’s central ‘IT spine’ has migrated onto a new system in a move senior figures hope will improve the integration of data and information systems in the NHS and social services.

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Herefordshire PCT abolition 'sank IT savings plan'

Auditors find Herefordshire designed system to work with PCT but CCG did not want to retain project

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East Cheshire implements iPad safety system

COMMERCIAL: Nurses at East Cheshire Trust are using an iPad based system funded by the Nursing Technology Fund to monitor patient safety.

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The Johari window: Tackling the wicked problems of the unknown

Beware of problems in the bottom right pane

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Ambulance service loses 42,000 patient records

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Regulators are investigating whether data protection laws have been breached after an ambulance trust admitted losing 42,000 patients’ confidential records.

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Last chance to nominate the top innovators in healthcare

Who are the people finding new ways to tackle the challenges facing the sector?

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Help us find the top innovators driving organisational change within healthcare

Who are the people finding new ways to tackle the challenges facing the sector?

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Help us find the top innovators driving patient engagement

Who are the people finding new ways to tackle the challenges facing the sector?

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Help us find the top innovators within patient care

Who are the people finding new ways to tackle the challenges facing the sector?

Beware the hidden problems

The Johari window: Make sure hidden problems are known and moved along

Problems known to self but not to others mustn’t stay that way for long

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Help us find the top innovators driving structural reform within healthcare

Who are the people finding new ways to tackle the challenges facing the sector?

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Help us find the top innovators driving healthcare technology

Who are the people finding new ways to tackle the challenges facing the sector?

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What we can learn from US technology to transform NHS healthcare

Tips to emulate their innovations here

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'Shock' at lack of GP-A&E data link

Many patients are ‘shocked’ that lots of accident and emergency doctors do not have automatic access to their GP records, a poll suggests.

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Innovation doesn't work in isolation so reach out to staff and patients

The NHS must grasp why good ideas and successful pilots fail to spread across the country

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Failure to prepare IT projects is to prepare for failure

Precision planning pays dividends with new tech projects

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Remove the glass ceiling for undervalued staff

Why the NHS must do more to close the gender gap

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From the front line up: Lessons from a whole hospital transformation

The steps to a successful change

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