Category: Blog

Medicinal product or molecule?

– The challenge for medicines interoperability: For medicines interoperability to work across our healthcare system, standards are essential. But complying with these standards can often be harder than it seems. The PRSB information standards have the potential to make medicines data truly interoperable – but interoperability will also require a change in the way we prescribe medicines in secondary care.…

HTN Tech Awards 2021

The Royal National orthopaedic Hospital has been shortlisted for not one, but two categories for this years HTN Awards. Winners will be announced on October 7th. The longstanding partnership between Interneuron and RNOH has delivered a host of benefits in respect of clinician and nursing focused digital solutions, as part of the journey to a fully open source, modular health…

Interneuron, a PRSB Standards Partner

Today, we are excited to announce that Interneuron is an official PRSB Standards Partner. Our philosophy has always been to ensure that everything we develop, follows the applicable standards and The Professional Standards Record Body is at the leading edge when it comes to the use of standards for safer care and quality patient outcomes. PRSB standards are widely recognised as…

Not all platforms are equal

There are many Health+Care specific platforms now widely available and in use throughout the NHS. However, not all platforms are equal. Our strategy at Interneuron is a platform+apps approach so the platform is fundamental to our success with almost half of our engineering team focusing on it at any one time. In fact, one of our core engineering principles is…

It’s time to be more open

We need to be more open Outside of healthcare, open source software dominates. The internet is driven by it, most mobile phones are powered by it. It has become a byword for reliability, scalability, and security. Its promise to accelerate innovation has been proven time and time again. So in healthcare – what’s holding us back? The answer I think,…

Healthcare: A meta-industry

This week our new health secretary, Matt Hancock, spoke on the radio about the importance of technology in our healthcare system. His interviewer started by asking: “Why is it that the kind of seamless use of technology that you get from so many of the services you use – the technology that remembers who you are, what your preferences are,…

Profit vs. Growth

I have seen our healthcare industry from several different perspectives: as an NHS doctor, an academic, and a commercial supplier of healthcare IT. The motives that drive the many elements of the system are complex and so it’s taken me a while to figure out and accept that at the heart of it all, the healthcare industry is driven by…