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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Orion’s clinical portal allows information currently held in two patient management systems used across the area to be held in one system.
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The software provides clinicians and GPs information on a patient’s medication when they are admitted to, and discharged from, hospital.
Following a successful pilot with a small number of nurses, consultants and podiatrists, the service can now be accessed by all diabetes clinicians in Northern Ireland to help better inform the care of more than 100,000 patients.
Shared Records 2
As staff at Health and Social Care Northern Ireland (HSCNI) surveyed a landscape of disparate clinical systems, they harboured a vision: a comprehensive care record for every patient using HSCNI services. It’s a vision which has now been a reality for five years.