Posts by Iona

Healthcare App To Enhance Patient Care and Save GPs’ Time

In collaboration with INPS, we have developed an iPad application allowing GPs to access their registered patients’ records wherever they are. Whilst the main goal is to improve patient safety by reducing prescribing errors, the app is also saving GPs precious time as consultation notes are updated during home visits, rather than back at the…

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Black Pear contracted for GPSoC Lot 2 framework

We are pleased to announce we have successfully been contracted by HSCIC for the GPSoC LOT 2 (General Practice Systems of Choice) procurement framework. As part of this framework, Black Pear offer the following services: pyrusKit (formerly known as myHealthForms) A tool for the rapid development of clinical apps. This can be supplied either as…

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Connecting GPs to patient oriented services in Liverpool CCG

Black Pear Software is working alongside More Independent (Mi), a Government-funded initiative, to enable GPs to refer patients into any of the Mi services.  These services may be conventional telehealth services or could even be apps e.g. for weight loss.  Currently we are working on the proof of concept stage, after which there look to be…

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Happy Birthday Black Pear

CEO reflects on 5 year history It is exactly five years since I founded Black Pear Software to deliver the next generation of healthcare software to clinicians and patients. The intervening years have seen us deliver a number of innovative apps whilst developing the powerful set of frameworks that underpin them. This month we are…

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YouTube channel kicks off with Vision Anywhere demo

Last week Black Pear’s YouTube channel went live, so you can now keep up to date with all our latest developments by simply clicking subscribe. Our first post is a demonstration video showcasing Vision Anywhere, the first native IOS app for GPs in the UK. Vision Anywhere allows GPs to access their patients’ records wherever…

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Black Pear wish Oli well on his stateside switch

“My lasting impression of Black Pear will be one of a strong, friendly, experienced work-family,”Oli Wilkie, Black Pear’s departing Java Software Engineer, knew what Black Pear is about. Though the team is sad to see one of its own fly the nest this autumn, we can find solace in the knowledge that a bright future…

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Black Pear adds a familiar face to the team

This summer Black Pear welcomed an old friend back into the team, Anthony ‘Anth’ Bryan, all the way from Australia. Anth has worked with most of the team in Health Informatics under one guise or another for the best part of 15 years, but left these shores for sunnier pursuits down under a few years…

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Black Pear gains a place on the GPSoC-R framework

Black Pear is proud to announce we have successfully gained a place on the new GPSoC LOT 1 (General Practice Systems of Choice) procurement framework to deliver mobile clinical applications and advanced data entry forms. We look forward to working with HSCIC to enable GPs and their practices to leverage the power of interoperable mobile…

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Press Release: INPS announces iPad solution to provide GPs with online and offline access to patient records

London, 3 December 2013: INPS has announced a new iPad app that gives GPs secure access to their Vision patient records during home visits. Developed in collaboration with medical mobile technology specialists Black Pear Software, the app provides both online and offline access to Vision, allowing GPs to view and add information to patient records…

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