Outrage builds as Palantir officially awarded NHS England federated data platform, fears over Palantir “takeover” of FCI, US defense dept “nears completion” of Oracle Health (Cerner) EHR, UK cancer hospital goes openEHR, cybersecurity expert charged with hacking hospitals to get business, US consumers keen on generative AI, eHealth Exchange boosts FHIR adoption
Bloomberg ~ Matthew Brooker ~ 24/11/2023
The success of the software company’s deal hinges on convincing the people who actually work in and use the health service to trust it.
BMJ ~ Stephen Armstrong ~ 21/11/2023
NHS England has awarded the £480m contract for its federated data platform (FDP) to the US spy technology firm Palantir, in the face of opposition from the BMA, the Doctors’ Association UK, patients’ groups, and privacy campaigners.
The Guardian ~ Denis Campbell ~ 22/11/2023
The move immediately prompted concerns about the security and privacy of patient medical records and the suitability of Palantir to be given access to and oversight of such sensitive material.
Digital Health News ~ Jordon Sollof ~ 21/11/2023
NHS England has awarded a contract to operate its future federated data platform project (FDP), worth £330 million, to US data analytics giant Palantir, with support from Accenture, PwC, NECS and Carnall Farrar, NHSE officially announced.
EHR Intelligence ~ Hannah Nelson ~ 22/11/2023
DoD is “virtually complete” with its Oracle Health EHR implementation, with full deployment slated for March 2024 when the system goes live with the VA EHR.
Digital Health News ~ Jon Hoeksma ~ 20/11/2023
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics (FCI) has been wracked by a further round of resignations of trustees, triggered by the ongoing financial and governance crisis, deep disagreements between factions, and deep disquiet among some members about growing ties to Accenture and Palantir.
Digital Health News ~ Andrea Chipman ~ 20/11/2023
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust has signed a two-year contract with UK consultancy Avenue3 to build and deploy its Patient Engagement Platform and E-Referral solutions, which are underpinned by openEHR technology, making it the first trust in England to do so.
Healthcare Info Security ~ Marianne Kolbasuk McGee ~ 17/11/2023
Singla was the mastermind behind the attacks and according to federal prosecutors, they were just a ruse to help him drum up business for his company.
FierceHealthcare ~ Heather Landi ~ 17/11/2023
More than half (53%) of U.S. consumers believe generative AI could improve access issues and shorten wait times for medical care, according to a survey by Deloitte’s Center for Health Solutions.
EHR Intelligence ~ Hannah Nelson ~ 17/11/2023
The incentive program from eHealth Exchange will reward HIE participants who exchange patient data with payers using the HL7 FHIR data standard as outlined in the HL7 Da Vinci Project.