Technology ‘should not be an add-on when developing an ICS’
Technology on its own is not a solution to integrated care problems but “underpins” the success of many health systems, a Nuffield Trust research said.
Special Report: Interoperability
Jennifer Trueland investigates whether FHIR and similar standards have finally become fully embedded in healthcare IT.
Industry co-chair of IHE-England talks standards
IHE is an initiative which promotes the use of established standards such as DICOM and HL7 in order have better communications between systems.
‘Late and incomplete’ definitions from NHS stifling interoperability
David Hancock said interoperability is “nowhere near” where it needed to be, highlighting “late and incomplete” standards definitions from the NHS.
INTEROPen turns to members for funding as NHS Digital pulls back
INTEROPen said independence from central bodies would put it in a stronger position to solve the interoperability priorities of the NHS and social care.
Tech companies renew pledge to support interoperability in health
The likes of Google, Amazon and IBM have all said that “too often” patient data is “inconsistently formatted, incomplete, unavailable, or missing”.
Interoperability named highest priority for NHS IT chiefs two years running
It was named by 78% of those questioned, according to the findings of the 2019 NHS IT Leadership Survey which is available to Intelligence subsribers.
Pathology partnership to deliver cross-network database in London
South West London Pathology has contracted CliniSys to deliver a new, integrated cross-network laboratory information management system.
Royal Papworth achieves ‘first of kind’ Lorenzo-Epic integration with CUH
Royal Papworth Hospital and Cambridge University Hospitals have developed an interface for sharing blood tests between their disparate EPRs.
The interoperability world tour
Throughout this guide we will bring you insights, updates and examples of how interoperability is playing a key role in healthcare all around the world. Read on to facilitate the exchange and sharing of healthcare data, securely, in your hospital or region.