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The Treasury has signed off NHS England’s £260m technology fund, the body’s technology chief has announced.
Up to 100,000 NHS patients with cancer and rare diseases are to have their genetic codes mapped by 2017 under new plans announced by health minister Lord Howe.
Mopping up MRSA toxin with a sponge may be a new way to defeat the antibiotic-resistant superbug, research has shown.
The Information Commissioner has warned Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Foundation Trust to assess the strength of its data policy after patients’ personal medical information was sent to the wrong addresses.
HSJ has launched a new area for healthcare innovators to talk about their work and share ideas.
The number of patients who access healthcare online will grow “exponentially” in coming years in line with increases in internet shopping and banking, a leading medic has said.
HSJ has launched a new microsite and weekly email newsletter focusing on hospital transformation.
The Department of Health’s procurement strategy has been described as a “missed opportunity” to bring about better partnerships between NHS bodies and private or voluntary sectors, in a report shared with HSJ.
Weather forecasting science is being used to predict the most effective ways to fight cancer in a ground-breaking new development.
A leading academic health and science network figure has urged NHS England to give the new innovation networks 18 months to prove themselves and outlined the rationale behind them being set up as limited companies.
HSJ has produced the first national audit of progress made by the NHS’s academic health science networks amid suggestions that the new bodies could take on far more expansive roles than originally envisaged.
HSJ unveils inaugural Top Innovators list.
Some GP practices are “stuck in the 1990s” because of outdated technology, a report has found.
This evening HSJ will reveal its list of top 50 innovators in the healthcare sector. The names will be announced by HSJ editor Alastair McLellan at an event in central London.HSJ Innovation Week
This week HSJ will announce our list of the 50 most innovative people in the sector.
The standards required by trusts to receive incentive payments designed to drive innovation were “probably set too low”, NHS England’s innovation chief said last week.
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