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Health and Social Care coming together through HSCN

Posted by Mark Hall | 18 Sep 2017, 13:55 PM

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In this blog, in advance of ‘peak N3/HSCN migration’ season, Mark Hall looks at some of the exciting projects and use cases that NHS organisations and clinicians may be using their HSCN connectivity for as well as how this more comprehensive, accurate data will transform how we care for people and treat patients.

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Green light spells opportunity for public sector

Posted by Mark Halpin | 7 Aug 2017, 12:40 PM

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With recent research saying that NHS Trusts spent less on Cloud in 2016 in comparison to 2015 we discuss how Government Digital Service's Technology Code of Practice on public sector use of the Public Cloud could transform Cloud consumption for healthcare organisations and what Redcentric are doing to allow healthcare to transact with Public Cloud providers securely.

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What to do when your data centre provider has an extended outage

Posted by Mark Hall | 6 Jun 2017, 13:04 PM

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Following Capita’s recent outage that went over the bank holiday weekend Mark Hall provides advice on what options you have if your data centre provider suffers an outage and questions to ask data centre providers to ensure you’re getting the best from your hosting solution.

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How can the NHS use wearable data to create benefits for patients?

Posted by Mark Hall | 23 May 2017, 14:33 PM

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In this blog, Mark Hall explains how data from technology apps and smartphones can help in the diagnosis of medical health problems to best advise health care professionals.

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Dynamic communication and collaboration in the NHS

Posted by Phil Moore | 4 May 2017, 11:57 AM

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Joining up NHS and the wider social care network starts with improving communication between all organisations. Without effective communications strategies in place, teams cannot collaborate and response times for patients increase. There’s a better way to communicate and collaborate – and as part of the NHS’ digital transformation, new technologies around connectivity and communications tools are coming into play to better join up health services.

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Why is the public sector looking up to the Cloud

Posted by Mark Hall | 28 Apr 2017, 12:05 PM

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Government departments are under pressure to drive efficiencies whilst adhering to directives such as Cloud First. However due to heavily integrated systems, legacy applications, ageing hardware and software, public sector organisations are facing barriers when looking to benefit from the latest technology innovations. We look at how, the Public Sector can transition into the Cloud securely and effectively.

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Tuning up for DevOps

Posted by Jonathan Birch | 25 Apr 2017, 09:31 AM

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As more businesses look to take on a DevOps approach to increase agility and development processes we discuss what DevOps is, how businesses are transforming their performance from taking up this mindset and how that is being translated into IT processes.

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Why ‘Year Zero’ isnt going anywhere

Posted by Glenn Temple | 28 Mar 2017, 14:36 PM

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With WikiLeaks publishing the first of a series of leaks, called ‘Year Zero’, on the CIA we take a look at cyber security, the importance of it between a government and its citizens and the impact of the growing value of Bitcoins on cyber-attacks.

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Infrastructure Transformation across the NHS

Posted by Phil Moore | 23 Mar 2017, 10:56 AM

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Technology underpins every part of the NHS’ transformation. From enabling better patient-provider relationships through to streamlining operations, from sector-specific applications to industry standard components, technology plays the central role in the NHS’ digital transformation. And that’s part of the issue.

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Internet of Things to revolutionise retail

Posted by Simon Michie | 20 Mar 2017, 15:51 PM

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One of the key goals for retailers has always been to create a seamless customer experience. In this blog, Simon Michie looks at how the Internet of Things (IoT) is at the forefront of retail innovation and how this will result in an improved customer experience.

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Why HSCN is better than N3

Posted by Mark Hall | 16 Mar 2017, 09:37 AM

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In this blog, Mark Hall explains how HSCN is designed to enable regional collaboration, provide flexibility and increase reliability for health and social care organisations. He also explains how HSCN is better than N3 to increase the efficiency of health and care organisations.

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Businesses beware of G-Cloud rogue traders

Posted by Peter Nailer | 8 Mar 2017, 10:15 AM

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In this blog, Peter Nailer explains how government set up the G-Cloud Framework to ease the strain of IT procurement for public sector organisations. He also explains how consultancy firms seem to be acting like rogue traders who left businesses without any type of support or guidance when G-Cloud contracts get expired.

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Integrated Care and Social Care

Posted by Phil Moore | 23 Feb 2017, 09:56 AM

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With changes in the way NHS care is being delivered, Phil Moore discusses how the NHS are moving towards an Integrated Care and Social Care approach. He looks at how sharing data ultimately leads to sharing insights to drive a more cohesive service and increased care to patients.

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Waving goodbye to cash?

Posted by Simon Michie | 15 Feb 2017, 10:40 AM

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In today’s rising online payments and increasing numbers of way to pay without using money we look at how technology is impacting retailers and society as cash is used less.

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Improving Patient Engagement in the NHS

Posted by Phil Moore | 9 Feb 2017, 11:34 AM

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The NHS is moving to a self-service model for patients - to streamline services and also improve the overall patient experience. Technology has the power to change the experience for patients at each step of their health journey. This blog looks at improving patient engagement in the NHS.

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Law & Order: Whats next for legal firms in 2017?

Posted by Simon Michie | 7 Feb 2017, 11:34 AM

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Most business cite developing new revenue streams and increasing productivity as major challenges they are trying to overcome in 2017 however this is not the case within the legal sector. Our research into the IT use of 150 law professionals showed that most see an improved client experience as the key challenge they are aiming to overcome in the year ahead. This blog discusses the findings of this research in more detail.

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Digitising the NHS and connecting to AWS

Posted by Anton Murphy | 31 Jan 2017, 09:29 AM

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As hybrid and public cloud demand rises Redcentric will be continuing to help healthcare organisations to leverage AWS Cloud. Redcentric will be helping AWS customers that require N3 connectivity when consuming public cloud services.

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Why cybersecurity for the NHS is critical

Posted by Mark Hall | 24 Jan 2017, 11:52 AM

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The NHS is currently facing the second highest number of cyber security related incidents on record. As patient data is becoming increasingly more valuable to criminals and the rate at which attacks take place continues to grow, cyber security is now as critical as ever.

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Why the insurance industry will be investing in their customers in 2017

Posted by Simon Michie | 17 Jan 2017, 10:08 AM

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Following a survey done across the insurance industry an overwhelming number cited that they will be focusing on improving customer experience, a key factor for any insurers profitability and growth plans. Simon Michie discusses how insurers can meet these business challenges and stay ahead of their competition.

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HSCN: Hear all about it

Posted by Phil Moore | 13 Jan 2017, 11:15 AM

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Later this year many organisations will be starting the transition from the NHS's N3 network to HSCN. In advance of the move to the new network Phil Moore, Redcentric's NHS Account Director, looks at the drivers for the move.

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