Duncan McNeil, chief technology officer for the National Programme for IT, explains how new NHS Smartcards will be used to restrict access to patient information.
Adult education courses to explain what the new electronic patient care record does and how it can be used in planning personal health choices are advocated in the government’s new white paper on public health. Buried beneath the headlines about smoking bans and combating obesity, the white paper, Choosing Health, says that as part of the drive […]
Two in five adults in the US keep their own personal and family health records, with 13% of them keeping them electronically and 40% planning to do so in the future, a new survey has announced. The poll, conducted by Harris Interactive, asked 2,242 adults about the information they recorded about their health. 42% said […]
The Department of Health has published its information strategy to help support delivery of the National Service Framework (NSF) for renal services. Local Service Providers (LSPs) and the National Application Service Provider providing the Data Spine project will have a central role to play in ensuring the success of the strategy. The new information strategy […]