London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust has chosen Hyland Healthcare’s OnBase content management platform to enable healthcare teams to capture, store and manage clinical information on the move.
Many agree that properly implemented electronic document management (EDM) could revolutionise care, however, several technological and cultural barriers remain. Can the ‘second wave of EDM’ overcome these issues? Jennifer Trueland reports.
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Hyland has signed an agreement to acquire the OneContent business from healthcare IT solutions provider Allscripts. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter in 2017.
King’s Interventional Facilities Management (IFM) is working with Ideagen to roll-out a new quality management system in a bid to centralise and standardise document control.
Gone are the days of manually collecting the immunisation consent forms of more than 400 schools in Hertfordshire. The process is now electronic.
Electronic document management may have its roots in archiving, but increasingly EDM systems are the store and delivery mechanism for unstructured content of all kinds. Kim Thomas reports.
How much paper is it worth scanning as part of an electronic document management project? It’s a fraught question, but the answer seems to be ‘less than you might think’ and ‘only what you plan for’. Kim Thomas reports.
A Southampton hospital plans to digitise its existing patient records and replace paper processes with electronic forms using Hyland’s electronic document management system OnBase by Hyland, before closing its records library in 2017.
A Birmingham hospital trust has halted plans to scan its entire library of paper patient records.
As it moves towards paperless working by the end of the decade, the NHS will need both electronic patient record and electronic document management systems. But what, exactly, is the role of EDM? And why has uptake been relatively slow?