Health CIO Network chair Ade Byrne argues that its time to look beyond the legacy of hospital PAS and pathology systems, that have long-dominated hospital IT, and instead more rationally plan for the systems needed for the future.
Gone are the days of manually collecting the immunisation consent forms of more than 400 schools in Hertfordshire. The process is now electronic.
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University Hospitals Birmingham has gone live with an in-house built patient administration system, developed with Servelec.
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The informatics team at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust recently planned and delivered the merging of hospital and community patient administration systems.
A delay in the implementation of a patient administration system at the northern acute trust had cost more than a million pounds.
The southern trust has delayed implementation of its patient administration system, amid concerns about disruption to care.
Plans to merge two iPM patient administration systems at a northern trust have been delayed amid concerns about how it will interface with other software.
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust has successfully created a single patient administration system for its community and acute staff.
Three trusts have been granted central funding to deploy Lorenzo as an electronic patient record system, as part of the deal agreed between the Department of Health and CSC in 2012.