It must be conference season: Neil Paul has attended three separate meetings in almost as many weeks. As our GP columnist reflects on each – the EMIS National User Group, a panel on entrepreneurship in healthcare IT, and a BCS Primary Health Care Specialist Group meeting – he sees causes for both optimism and concern.
SNOMED to replace Read Codes by 2020 and primary care systems must move to the clinical terminology by the end of 2016
GP practices could take an “opt-out by default” stance to the care.data programme without breaching the Data Protection Act, the Information Commissioner’s Office has said.
Emis is withdrawing its legacy systems from the English market over the next year because they do not meet the requirements of the new GP Systems of Choice contract.