The current coronavirus global pandemic is having a major impact on health systems around the world and here in the UK. How technology can help alleviate the COVID-19 crisis in the United Kingdom.
Jennifer Trueland investigates whether FHIR and similar standards have finally become fully embedded in healthcare IT.
Orion Health is close to returning to profitability and is pivoting to “a number of small, innovative lines of business”, CEO Ian McCrae has said.
The decision replaces Graphnet’s CareCentric software, which has been the vendor for the shared record system since it began in 2003.
Many organisations and regions are now reaching a good level of maturity with their integrated digital care record programmes. This presents the opportunity to start building on these foundations by adding further capabilities poised at improving the safety and efficiency of care.
Orion Health has expanded the capabilities of its shared care record initiative in Northern Ireland to include community optometrists.
Population health management is seen as a tool which could help the cash-strapped NHS. Jennifer Trueland reports that while uptake remains elusive, there are still green shoots of change emerging.
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Large-scale IDCR projects are critical to the care integration agenda; and more than 60 are underway up and down the country. Yet these projects take time and work. Fast-track yours with tips from the successful Connecting Care Programme.
Orion’s clinical portal allows information currently held in two patient management systems used across the area to be held in one system.