Collaboration instead of competition ‘key for successful joined up care’
The Health and Social Care Committee said the NHS should not become a “monopoly” as it would not be in the best interest of patients.
Advisory Series: Interoperability
Data sharing between primary and secondary care has long been a digital challenge for the NHS. But with Matt Hancock focusing his attention on resolving the problem and a new national programme underway, is a corner about to be turned? Maja Dragovic finds out.
Poor communication between central and local NHS ‘hindering digitisation’
Establishing “clear dialogue” between local and central NHS is “essential” for ensuring national policy supports local digital advancement, a report found.
How can we make interoperability happen?
It’s a question which has plagued the NHS for many a year: how can we make interoperability happen? For Peter Anderson, the answer is through a mixture of top-down focus and regional action.
NHS Digital enters five-year partnership with GS1 UK
The partnership between the organisation and GS1 UK, will start with patient wristbands and extend to location management.
First digital framework for allied health professionals sets out three ambitions
The ambitions; digitally ready services; digitally mature services; and data enabled services, provide a “structure to develop a local plan of delivery”.
Medication information standard could help save “huge” amounts of money
The national leader argued such a standard was in development and would offer the potential to save “huge amounts of money”.
IMS MAXIMS and SES partner up to offer secure messaging solutions
The pair plan to offer mobile, secure and cost-effective provider-to-provider and provider-to-patient communication solutions to the health sector.
Thames Valley LHCRE gives update on procurement process
Dr Claire Fuller, a senior officer involved in LHCRE project, told an event in London a company had been procured to supply a single data store.
Oxford University Hospitals FT ignites FHIR APIs from Cerner
Cerner’s Ignite APIs for Millennium will allow the trust to integrate third-party applications with its Millenium electronic patient record system.