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Category list : Healthcare IT

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  • how the NHS can learn from the Agile Manifesto

    'We need to start trusting people'Subscription

    Opinion19 June, 2014

    Having come into nursing from an industrial software background, Jayne is able to take a step back and see how the two industries could learn from one another

  • Using texts to increase access to school nurses

    Using texts to increase access to school nursesSubscription

    Clinical21 March, 2014

    A project to make school nursing services in two secondary schools more accessible enabled young people to contact their school nurse using a mobile texting service

  • Using telemedicine for acute stroke assessment

    Using telemedicine for acute stroke assessmentSubscription

    Clinical30 August, 2013

    Early, accurate assessment of stroke is essential if patients are to receive timely, effective treatment. Telemedicine can provide rapid access to expert assessment

  • Online services avoid the stigma of entering conventional alcohol-misuse treatment

    Using online tools to treat alcohol misuseSubscription

    Clinical25 April, 2016

    Stigma and difficulty accessing services may prevent people from seeking treatment for alcohol misuse, but digital tools can overcome some of the barriers they experience

  • Nursing staff at the Heart Centre

    Using online questionnaires to conduct nursing researchSubscription

    Clinical23 November, 2008

    This article explores the concept of using online questionnaires to carry out nursing research. It discusses options for nurses who do not have advanced technical IT skills for electronic distribution of survey questionnaires.

  • index awards open access

    Using digital tools to improve staff rostering and patient flowSubscription

    Clinical10 June, 2019

    The Countess of Chester Hospital Foundation Trust has created a digital coordination centre to manage nursing rotas according to patient acuity and streamline bed allocations. This initiative won the Technology and Data in Nursing category in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards

  • index pic using data to show the impact of nursing work on patient outcomes

    Using data to show the impact of nursing work on patient outcomes Subscription

    Clinical10 September, 2018

    Nurses’ workload is underestimated and data fails to capture the complexity of their roles. Nurse leaders need to ensure healthcare data reflects the work of nursing staff

  • Patientrack

    Topol review highlights staff training need for digital revolutionSubscription

    News11 February, 2019

    A landmark report has highlighted how the true potential of technology to revolutionise the NHS will only be realised though investment in staff training.

  • Overt use of cameras could help to protect both care home residents and staff

    The ethics of using cameras in care homes

    Clinical7 March, 2016

    Using cameras in care homes to safeguard residents is controversial but, seen from a different perspective, there may be ways the technology can be used effectively

  • An opportunity arose to have wristband barcode containing all key patient details

    Reducing errors in blood transfusion with barcodesSubscription

    Clinical6 April, 2015

    An innovation that stores essential patient information on one barcode wristband has been shown to improve safety and efficiency in blood transfusion checking

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