There is significant interest in making a bid for Local Care Integrated Record Exemplar (LICRE) status in Yorkshire and Humber, a local CIO has told Digital Health News.
Leeds has been recognised as leaders in health innovation and has claimed fifth place overall, second UK Smart Cities Index.
Leeds Care Record now has five major health and care sectors contributing and viewing it – mental health, adult social care, community, hospital and GP.
One of the largest trusts in the country has seen its pathology IT system crash, forcing it to postpone some appointments and surgery.
The medical records of patients at a mental health trust in Leeds are now available on the city’s shared electronic care record.
The Leeds Care Record is live in all but one of the region’s GP practices, as well as in acute, mental health and community providers.