Are exemplar programmes really the only answer to NHS interoperability? Felim McCarthy thinks otherwise and looks at how those not invited to bid to become a Local Health and Care Record Exemplar could become interoperability heroes.
Technical leaders from across the healthcare sector gathered to discuss how the NHS might begin to untangle interoperability challenges at Digital Health’s Leadership Summit this month.
NHS England has confirmed a small number of regional health and care collaborative communities across England have been invited to bid for national investment in shared health and care records.
DXC Technology has launched a digital health platform designed to assist interoperability between healthcare providers.
Dr Gabriel Ma, clinical lead at BridgeHead Software and a former NHS psychiatry doctor, makes the case for independent clinical archive (ICA), which, according to him, will reduce clinical risk and help mental health practitioners with accurate decision-making.
The implementation of SNOMED CT in general practice is due to commence from April 2018 with a phased roll-out approach, NHS Digital has said.
The Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG) has helped Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust (QE Gateshead) to increase the speed and accuracy of their A&E services.
The Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG) is helping North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) to save time in emergency care situations.
University of Salford lecturer Dr Nick Hardiker has won the Virginia K. Saba Informatics Award for his contribution to nursing informatics.