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Health secretary Andrew Lansley blocked Norman Lamb from becoming a minister in his department, the Guardian reports this morning after a weekend in which the Liberal Democrat emerged as a high-profile critic of the latest NHS reforms.
The Department of Health may be planning to move quickly on plans to let patients email their doctors and get access to 'unpolished' data.
Analysts expect the NHS to stop spending money on IT in 2011; unless it can show that technology will provide a return on investment or efficiency gains in a matter of months.
Can you remember who promised - yet again - that patients would soon be able to access their health records as easily as their bank accounts?
One of EHI's big themes in 2009 was the impending financial crunch on the NHS. Yet the real impact of the need to make £20 billion efficiency savings was not felt in 2010.
Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust has became the first in the South of England to upgrade its Cerner Millennium electronic patient record system to the London version.
In the final industry round-up of 2010, E-Health Insider has news of a new health lead for BT, product launches, partnerships and company contract wins.
The seven "out of cluster" trusts in London and the South of England that signed a deal with CSC and iSoft to keep their patient administration systems have reached an agreement to continue with their contracts.
The director of service and commercial development at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has said Lorenzo is "starting to stabilise" seven months after go-live.
2gether NHS Foundation Trust and application developer Mubaloo have launched an app that allows users to monitor their emotional well being and get advice when they are feeling down.