Vision 3 secures SCR roll out approval
INPS’s Vision 3 system has received full roll-out approval for the Summary Care Record, NHS Connecting for Health has announced. Approval of Vision 3 means all of the four leading GP system suppliers in England are now approved for their SCR applications, covering more than 90% of GP practices in England. CfH said INPS’s Vision 3 […]
GP suppliers to deliver IHR to Wales
Informing Healthcare has signalled a change of approach to delivering the Individual Health Record that is a key component of its IT strategy for Wales.
Personal view: Mary Hawking
Mary Hawking, a GP and critical friend of NHS IT, asks: are your records fit for sharing?
Tower Hamlets drops RiO for EMIS Web
A London primary care trust has opted out of NHS Connecting for Health plans to install the community and child health system RiO, deciding instead to use EMIS Web across primary and community care. The move by NHS Tower Hamlets means the PCT is breaking away from the London Programme for IT’s ‘best of breed’ solution for […]
World wide EMIS Web
EMIS is not backward about coming forward with its next generation system, EMIS Web. Fiona Barr reports.
EMIS Web links to secondary care
Leading GP IT system supplier EMIS has unveiled its next generation IT system EMIS Web, promising interoperability with primary and secondary care providers. EMIS claims the system will set a new standard for the NHS, by enabling clinicians outside general practice to access a patient’s GP medical record, view other patient information recorded on the […]
CSC to supply SystmOne under GPSoC
Computer Sciences Corporation has signed a framework agreement with NHS Connecting for Health to supply TPP’s SystmOne under the GP Systems of Choice initiative. SystmOne has also been approved as meeting CfH’s standards for a hosted solution. The signing of the framework agreement with CfH marks the end of a long period of negotiations with CSC […]
On the record
NHS Bolton was the first PCT to adopt the SCR. Fiona Barr asks how it is doing.
INPS warns of possible QoF problems
Around 20% of GP practices in the UK may have errors in their end of year returns for the Quality and Outcomes Framework because of a fault in their INPS system, it has emerged. INPS issued a fix for the fault on Thursday and has advised all practices to run a new QoF report. It […]
GP2GP hits half a million transfers
More than 500,000 electronic patient records have now been transferred between GP practices using GP2GP software, NHS Connecting for Health has announced. The achievement of 500,000 record transfers between practices is the latest milestone for the project which covers more than 5,000 GP practices in England. The scheme currently only involves practices using EMIS LV […]