For many NHS trusts, electronic document management systems are a way to free up space and help improve patient pathways, but are there more benefits to be explored? Andrea Downey investigates.
Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust is to urgently review its £14m digital records system roll-out after consultants wrote to the trust medical director expressing concerns about the system and its impact on patient safety.
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust have digitalised tens of thousands of records ahead of announcing a new EPR.
iPads will be deployed to more than 200 paramedics in Kent to help them manage and send patient electronic information remotely.
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust will run pilots of its Medchart electronic prescribing and medicines administration system and Kainos Evolve electronic document management system before the end of March.
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is using Ideagen software to populate its web-based electronic patient record system with scanned documents.
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is on track to save £1.6m a year through the use of an electronic medical record system.
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust went live with an electronic medical record system one year ago. Rebecca Todd visited the trust to hear about its progress to date.
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has started the process of digitising all of its active patient records as part of a strategy to become paperless.
Document management specialist PCTI has announced the deployment of its electronic document transfer solution to 1,000 GP practices.