With giving the best treatment to a patient increasingly depending on the contributions of a range of health and social care professionals across a broad geography, the need for shared access to records is becoming ever-more pressing. So, almost two years since the five first-wave LHCRE sites were selected, what was the impact on the shared records and is there a recipe for success? Maja Dragovic investigates.
Shared Records 2
Researchers at the Institute of Global Health Innovation found most NHS trust were using three key suppliers: Cerner, DXC Technology and System C.
Clinical Software 1
Jennifer Trueland investigates whether FHIR and similar standards have finally become fully embedded in healthcare IT.
Mandy Griffin went from knowing very little about IT to overseeing one of the biggest EPRs in the country. In July she was named CIO of the Year.
The system enables a virtually paperless process through antenatal visits, labour and delivery, and post-partum care, saving nurses 76 minutes each shift.
Milton Keynes University Hospital has implemented a digital FGM solution, which allows clinicians to view and share information about girls at risk of FGM.
Population health management is seen as a tool which could help the cash-strapped NHS. Jennifer Trueland reports that while uptake remains elusive, there are still green shoots of change emerging.
AI and Analytics
Electronic observation and vital signs technology has been around for more than a decade but has it become the norm? Simon Brandon investigates.
Clinical Software 4
The aim is to connect patient information across the North East and North Cumbria with work expected to begin in spring 2019.