The 3 big questions every health organisation needs to ask before launching a desktop transformation project

Rolling out a desktop transformation project doesn’t have to be painful — if the project is approached in the right fashion. “You need to consider the things that are going to comprise the desktop – not the desktop itself,” said Chris Marks, Director of Strategy at Esteem at the recent EHI Live conference in Birmingham….

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Creating a people-centric approach to health IT – Free training

Giving clinicians access to data at the point of care increases efficiency and improves outcomes. But embracing this new way of working isn’t as simple as handing every doctor and nurse a tablet and wishing them the best of luck. A health organisation needs to have the right IT infrastructure in place to allow clinicians…

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How natural language processing can turn case notes into actionable intelligence

Finding ways to do more with health data was a major theme at this year’s EHI Live conference in Birmingham. One of the best examples of this trend was a talk given by Paul Henderson of Ascribe on ways better data analysis can lead to better healthcare outcomes. Healthcare providers often focus on the wrong…

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3 ways UK care providers should be reimagining healthcare

Technology can be touted as the cure-all for what ails the UK healthcare sector. But it can just as easily be part of the problem, if it isn’t implemented properly. To make the most of technology investments, healthcare providers need to be willing to ask hard questions about their organisational culture. In short – they…

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Event: Learn to reduce IT complexity while improving quality of care

Healthcare providers in the UK face special IT challenges. Health IT systems are intricate and have strict data protection requirements, but they also need to be easy to use if they’re going to support a high quality of care. The balancing act can feel a little overwhelming at times — but it doesn’t have to…

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The 3 most important findings from Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report

Microsoft released its 15th Security Intelligence Report last week, packed with facts and stats about the security threats facing Web users in the UK and around the world. The SIR is the world’s most comprehensive security report, since it’s based on data from a wide variety of Microsoft services on more than 1 billion systems around…

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EHI Live 2013 in review: What was everyone buzzing about this year?

Now that sun has set on EHI Live for another year, it’s time to take a moment and reflect on the big ideas that dominated this year’s show. Microsoft were joined at EHI Live by some stellar partners in the healthcare space: Ascribe, Concentra, Esteem, OSCL, Cloud2, IMGROUP, Optevia, Risual and Steljes, each of whom…

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EHI Live wrap-up day 1: Getting to grips with patient data

The UK’s leading minds in healthcare converged on Birmingham on 5 Nov. for the start of EHI Live 2013. There were panel talks and case studies – not to mention demos and giveaways. There were lots of big ideas being discussed at the show, but much of the conversation boiled down to finding ways to…

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Connect with Microsoft at this year’s EHI Live!

After months of anticipation, EHI Live 2013 is finally upon us. Microsoft will be at stand B60 in NEC Hall 1 in Birmingham for the entire show – and we’re got lots of great stuff planned. At this year’s EHI you can: Find out how technology is reshaping how people work day-to-day in healthcare Learn…

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