Archive for June 2013

NHS VistA – An Update

[Update with additional Links ahead of NHS England/Intellect workshop on 8 July] There is growing support for the production of a NHS version of the VistA the US open source EPR used by the US Veterans Administration and more recently by a number of health systems outside of the US. I’m a tremendous fan of…

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GPSoC – PQQ Deadline 4th July

This procurement is NOT just relevant for those in or wishing to enter the GP clinical systems market – Don’t miss your opportunity. The new GPSoC procurement provides an important opportunity for anyone who wants to sell products or services in or which interoperate with UK general practice. The OJEU Contract Notice was published on…

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Digital Healthcare – Making the most of NHS IPR

I’ve got what I think is an important question for NHS England. How do we get the best value out of the IPR (intellectual property rights) created by NHS organisations developing digital tools – Is it by freely sharing this IPR or by seeking to exploit it commercially? Encouraging innovation, and more importantly getting it…

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