Technologies That Promise a Cure

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2006-11-13
In structuring the world's largest civilian I.T. program, the U.K.'s National Health Service is relying mostly on vendor-supplied software packages. Here's a sample of some of the more important technology that's being utilized.
Standardized database infrastructures Oracle 9i technology platform Oracle
Office package Customized version of Microsoft Office that incorporates the needs of clinicians Microsoft
Acute care Millennium health-care I.T. platform Cerner
Clinical and patient management, patient administration, pharmacy, lab, emergency, operating room systems iPM, PAS, iCM iSoft, Torex (iSoft markets Torex application suite)
Standardized nomenclature HLI Language engine Health Language Communications interface Lorenzo iSoft
Enterprise infrastructure software Sun Java Integration Suite Sun Microsystems
Content management EMC Documentum content management platform EMC