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Are councillors in Somerset ignoring the wisdom of their auditors?

By Tony Collins

It’s good to see auditors in local government doing their job well  – not accepting verbal assurances and seeking proof that all is well with an outsourced system . 784 more words

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After billions spent on NHS IT, a carrier bag to transfer x-ray images

By Tony Collins

After fracturing my angle (slipping on a slope while mowing the lawn) I’ve been surprised how well parts of the NHS work – but not when it comes to the electronic transfer of records and PACS x-ray images from one trust area to another. 415 more words

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Jailed and bankrupt because of “unfit” Post Office IT? What now?

By Tony Collins

The BBC’s “PM” programme returned to the topic last week of subpostmasters who were stripped of their post office contracts and bankrupted because of theft, fraud and false accounting. 2,752 more words

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VUPaaS - start listening to it!

I was lucky enough to be on VUPaaS recently.  It is hosted by GS Khalsa, Josh Atwell and Chris Wahl.  I have found it very useful for hearing about how other customers are using virtualisation and cloud automation technologies to solve their operational issues and then applying those lessons within my own organisation.  48 more words

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Corporate Role Dynamics

Instructor: Lynn Fountain

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Corporate Roles and responsibilities relating to achievement of objectives continue to evolve and change. In years past, we would consider very specific roles for governance issues, risk issues, financial issues, compliance issues and operational issues. 272 more words

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Coroner criticises hospital's new IT after boy's death

By Tony Collins

Avon coroner Maria Voisin said yesterday that a new booking system at the Royal United Bath was responsible for three year-old Samuel Starr not being seen and given timely treatment. 1,131 more words

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Hospital group wins $106m settlement in Cerner dispute

By Tony Collins

 A US health organisation Trinity Medical Centre has won a $106m settlement in  a legal dispute with Cerner, which is one the main suppliers of patient record systems to NHS trusts in London and the south. 314 more words

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