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Mar, 2017

National Apprenticeship Week 2017

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Nayeem Uddin Apprentice Service Desk Analyst Time with LHIS: 5 months Studying for: IT Apprenticeship Scheme Level 3   [medicom_row color=" " title=" "][/medicom_row] Why you decided to apply for an apprenticeship? I felt that an apprenticeship benefited me…

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Mar, 2017

ISB1596 Secure Email Standard

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NHS Leicestershire Health Informatics Service (LHIS) are the first public body to receive the NHS Digital ISB1596 accreditation, allowing faster and secure communication between NHS organisations, local authorities and other secure government domains LHIS has become the first public sector organisation in the country to be able connect its own local email system to NHSmail2, allowing thousands of staff across different organisations to better communicate, and share crucial information more quickly and…

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Sep, 2016

Mobile Apps: Case Study

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Fantastic Case Study from Commontime Healthcare on our work on mobile apps. Click on the image below or click here. This is an exciting growth area for us at LHIS and we are excited to see what is next for…

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Aug, 2016

A day in the life of an IT Training & Support Officer

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The LHIS Training and Support Team consists of 3 parts; GP, Community and Mental Health all with our own areas of expertise. I work in the GP team. We not only help train and support with the clinical systems GP practices use, but we also  support the systems in Urgent Care Centres and Healthcare systems within Prisons. We also have someone ready to answer a support call 24/7/365. At the…

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May, 2016

ISO/IEC 27001 – Information Security Management

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The ISO 27000 family of standards helps organizations keep information assets secure. Using this family of standards helps organisations manage the security of assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details or information entrusted to them by third parties. ISO/IEC…

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May, 2016

Electroconvulsive therapy – ECT Mobile App

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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) was first conducted in 1938 and it is currently the only form of electroshock therapy which works for around 50% of people who undergo the treatment. ECT has been shown to significantly reduce the symptoms and assist in patient situations like: – Severe, life-threatening depression and they are a risk to themselves or others – Not responded to medication or talking treatments prior to ECT referral – Found the treatment helpful in the…

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May, 2016

SystmOne eDSM

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SystmOne eDSM Leicestershire Implementation NHS Leicestershire Health Informatics Service {LHIS) developed and implemented a data sharing model across multiple organisations and agencies across Leicestershire. The SystmOne Enhanced Data Sharing Model (eDSM) facilitates sharing patients health records with other health…

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Apr, 2016

Technology Allows Autistic Teenager To Communicate

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We just wanted to just share this inspirational video of Dillon’s Story surrounding Autism and the impacts. This video heart , created by Apple tells the story about how technology has changed and improved the way Dillon lives his day-to-day life, through the use of innovative technology i.e. mobile & tablet devices and apps. Technology which has enabled Dillon to communicate, learn and interact more with the world around him and more importantly the people close…

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