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Dec, 2016

LHIS Security Top Tips

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LHIS Security Top Tips Be very careful when clicking on email attachments or embedded web links – if it’s unexpected or suspicious DO NOT open the attachment or link – get advice or check out the website and/or attachment…

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IASME Accreditation

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE LHIS IT ASSURANCE TEAM ON THEIR IASME ACCREDITATION! ONCE AGAIN WE HAVE ACHIEVED BOTH THEIR CYBER ESSENTIALS AND IASME GOVERNANCE CERTIFICATION FOR THE FORTHCOMING YEAR! Back in 2015, we were the first public organisation to achieve the Cyber Essentials accreditation, a real step forward in public sector IT Security, allowing us to compete with private sector organisations for high profile opportunities. Since then the team has grown their reputation year…

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Oct, 2016

Friends & Family Test (FFT ) Mobile App Solution

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  As part of our ongoing mobile application strategy we have launched our fully responsive Friends & Family Test (FFT) and Patient Experience Solution.     Our Patient Experience Solution is used by staff, patients and carers! We took…

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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 healthcare mobile apps! We also did an interview for the Commontime YouTube channel which can be seen here: Do you have an idea for an app? Contact the team today and…

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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 27001 is the best-known standard in the family providing requirements for an information security management system (ISMS). We are very pleased to announce that we have been formally awarded the ISO27001…

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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:…

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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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Mar, 2014

This week is National Apprenticeship Week!

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Did you know, one hundred years ago the most common apprenticeship was dressmaking, followed by engineering. Today in 21st century Great Britain, health and social care has become the leader in youth apprenticeships. Leicestershire Health Informatics Service (LHIS) has been playing it’s part in inspiring and innovating apprentices. Just over 2 years ago we participated in an IT Apprenticeship scheme on our IT Service Desk as part of the Leicestershire…

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