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Embedding EMR for a complete transformation in user experience

Informatics and IT projects in the NHS have a history of being over budget, delivered late and not fulfilling the design brief. “But it doesn’t have to be that way,” believes Chris Canning, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Chief Clinical Information Officer...

Specialty-driven EMR for paperless clinical environment – insights for an informed choice

Deployment of specialty-driven (or specialty-specific) electronic medical record (EMR) systems across UK ophthalmology units appears to be growing rapidly at the expense of generic, multiuse digital technology packages. Experience further suggests that open source systems can play a significant role...

Heidelberg Engineering’s EMR wins tender for 21 hospitals in France

Heidelberg Engineering and its wholly owned subsidiary, Medisoft Limited, have won a high-value contract with AP-HP (Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris) in France. As a result, the EMR (Electronic Medical Records) product known as...

PRN Ranibizumab verses continuous aflibercept in UK clinical practice

This was a multicentre (21 UK hospitals), national EMR study on treatment naïve nAMD eyes, undergoing predominantly as needed (PRN) Ranibizumab or continuous (fixed or treat and extend - (F/TE)) Aflibercept (Af). The primary outcome was change in vision at...

Interview with Clinical Director of OpenEyes

Professor James Morgan is an Ophthalmic Consultant at Cardiff Hospital and also the clinical director of the OpenEyes programme. Given the national push for electronic records we felt hearing directly from James would be of interest. The interview was conducted...

Solve your data and time management challenges with Topcon Harmony - the next-generation digital communication and data management platform

Harmony enables you to connect all your diagnostic instruments regardless of manufacturer, in one secure, web-based platform, giving you quick and secure access to all examination data.

Shifting the paradigm of managing patients in medical retina: how real-world data can help us to improve clinical practice

The ophthalmic subspecialty of ‘medical retina’ has undergone dramatic changes in recent years. With the introduction of ranibizumab (Lucentis, Novartis), a specialty formerly dominated by laser-based therapies has been transformed to become, in large part, pharmacotherapy-based. To date, these pharmacotherapies...

Pentacam vs. IOL Master keratometry measurement in IOL power calculations

The IOL Master measures only the anterior corneal curvature and estimates the total corneal power by assuming a fixed relationship between the anterior and posterior corneal surface. The Pentacam measures both the anterior and posterior corneal surface and therefore calculates...

Charles Bonnet Syndrome: Life in isolation

Judith Potts, the founder of Esme's Umbrella, which is the campaign to raise awareness of Charles Bonnet Syndrome and to source founding into research.

A paperless future – get involved!

Jeremy Hunt’s statement earlier in 2014, about a paperless NHS by 2018, has added momentum to the transition away from paper records. The Tech Review this issue discusses what that will involve and how and why you may want to...

In conversation with Robert Johnston

Robert Johnston. What is your current role with Medisoft? Clinical Director, i.e. I head up the analysis for and design of Medisoft’s ophthalmology electronic medical records (EMR) product. I don’t program: all coding is done by Medisoft’s team of computer...

Topcon introduces SOLOS automatic lens analyser

Topcon Healthcare is pleased to announce that it has launched SOLOS, an automatic lens analyser that enables advanced, accurate and efficient lens analysis at the touch of a button.