Archive for July 2012

My Health Portal?

Pretty much simultaneously the NHS made two announcements one that they were going to shut down the Health Space portal and another in their Information Strategy of plans to build a new portal MyHealth.  This left many observers muttering about left and right hands and wonder what the hell was going on? I’ve done a bit a of digging and have…

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VistA for the NHS

Ewan Davis – Director of Woodcote Consulting shares his thoughts on VistA VistA is the open source electronic health record (EHR) system developed and used in the American Veteran’s Health Administration (VA). It is widely acknowledged that over recent years the VA has transformed itself from one of the worst healthcare provider to probably the best in the USA with its use…

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About this Blog

I created this blog to share some of my random musing about Health Informatics, which I hope will inform and amuse but at least stimulate some debate. Originally hosted separately from my company’s web site, it has now been brought into the fold. I’ve worked in the field since 1981. I’ve done small entrepreneurial start ups,…

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