The integration of health and health and social care to support joined up patient pathways requires shared records. This hub is dedicated to all aspects of shared records, spanning technology, policy, information governance and privacy. This includes national initiatives, such as the NHS Summary Care Record; and local initiatives using health information exchanges, clinical portals, and specific initiatives, such as around end-of-life care.
Sharing records between care settings is starting to become much more commonplace, but is viewing patient and clinical data enough to deliver joined-up care?
Vivienne Raper revisits some of the pioneers of information and record sharing, and examines how they are beginning to use shared records to change how they interact with patients.
Policy, politics and culture are encouraging information sharing; the missing piece is an efficient, scalable and legal consent model, says the clinical director of TPP.Shared Records
Cheshire has gone live with a shared care record that covers acute, primary, council, community, mental health and cancer data across the region using Graphnet’s CareCentric.Shared Records
The Child Protection Information Sharing scheme is in recovery mode as local authorities struggle to deploy the system designed to protect vulnerable children.Shared Records
In Merseyside, health organisations are smashing faxes, finding cheap ways to go digital, and playing with tomorrow’s technology. Ben Heather reports from the iLinks Innovations Conference.Shared Records
More than 12 million records have been shared across Merseyside, as an increasing number of health and social services sign-up to share information.Shared Records
Urgent care plans for thousands of London’s most vulnerable patients care are now just a click away for almost 1,000 of their GPs.Shared Records
@sheldonline I am hoping to get more clarity from NHS Digi on this, so watch this space.
The government’s integrated care pioneers have made little progress and are struggling with IT and information governance issues, an official evaluation has shown.Shared Records
A shared patient record scheme is being rolled out across Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull, using Healthcare Gateway technology.Shared Records