The new £12.5 million, seven-year contract will focus on building on and joining up existing shared care records for 3.8m citizens across Surrey, the Thames Valley and Buckinghamshire.
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Digital Health News understands that NHS Digital is set to appoint co-founder and co-chair of the INTEROPen standards group, Dr Amir Mehrkar.
When the Local Health and Care Record Exemplars LHCREs were created, the official line is that they would support local direct care and enable population health management and analytics at regional level. But, as Digital Health editor Jon Hoeksma reports, tensions are emerging on whether they should also provide a bridge to a federated care.data-like national data resource.
The three new selected LHCRE sites which have been awarded money are the Share2Care, the Great North Care Record and the South West.
Digital Health Networks is an independent grass-roots community of over 3,500 NHS IT and digital health leaders, dedicated to sharing, best practice and collaboration.
The NHS App that launched at the end of December is a prestige project on the road to NHS digitisation championed by first Jeremy Hunt and now by Matt Hancock. But it’s just lost two of its key leaders and faces serious technical challenges if it is to become the default digital gateway for patients. Digital Health editor Jon Hoeksma reports.
As the year draws to a close the leaders of the CCIO and CIO networks share their take on the key developments of the year.
Digital Health Intelligence CEO, Jon Hoeksma, reflects back on the last 12 months of the Networks and looks ahead to what lies in store for 2019.
Imperial begins recruiting patients at scale for open shared portal that puts individuals in control of deciding who can see their medical records.
NHS staff were frozen out of the accounts and prompted for their password, with many of them locked out after making multiple login attempts.