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Welcoming three new members to our expanding team:

Ken Wooding as Deploymen t Lead

Jacqui Holmes as Implementation Specialist

Kishore Dwivedi as Clinical Specialist

Success story of the UK's first open source EPR to be revealed at EHI Live

Innovative healthcare software provider IMS MAXIMS and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust are to share the story behind the successful deployment of the UK's first open source electronic patient record (EPR) at eHealth major industry event, EHI Live.

The trust's director of information, Malcolm Senior, and the CEO of IMS MAXIMS, Shane Tickell, will address delegates in the digital health industry for the first time since the go-live of the system last month. The joint presentation, which takes place in Theatre D, 10am, Wednesday 3 rd November will reveal how both organisations worked collaboratively throughout the deployment, resulting in high levels of clinical engagement.

Movement is the new Black!

What impact can healthier lifestyles have on the NHS? When thinking about bad habits, consider this: if prolonged sitting is the new smoking, and excess sugar consumption is the new nicotine, and a brisk walk each day could add seven years to your life expectancy, is it fair to say that the financial burden on the NHS could all but be removed if we were to simply take more ownership of our own wellbeing?

Simon Stevens, NHS England's CEO, is set to lead by example by shaping up our health services' workforce. Staff absence due to poor health cost the NHS £2.4bn a year, so what are potential savings if patients follow suit?