Attempts to create a personal health records suffer from a “lack of quantifiable benefits” and some schemes face an uncertain future if new funding is not found, a wide-ranging review by the RCP’s Health Informatics Unit for NHS England has concluded.
Recent guidance from the Royal College of Physicians that says doctors should only use medical apps carrying a CE mark has come under fire from Charles Lowe, managing director of the Digital Health and Care Alliance.
Doctors should only use medical apps with an official CE mark, new guidance from the Royal College of Physicians says.
The Professional Records Standards Body hopes to have established a formal service for the maintenance and development of clinical records standards by early next year, its chair has revealed.
The new president of the Royal College of Physicians has been plunged into the debate about the future of the NHS. Lyn Whitfield talks to her about the RCP’s Future Hospital vision, which is underpinned by IT.
The Royal College of Physicians has announced that four trusts will take forward the ideas of its Future Hospital report, which called for a significant shift in the way that medical patients are managed in and out of hospital.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre has appointed Professor Martin Severs as its Caldicott Guardian and lead clinician.
Electronic patient records must be standardised to support both patient safety and patient access, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges says today in a report on NHS IT.
A consultation on plans to greatly expand the Hospital Episode Statistics dataset and make it available for electronic extraction attracted 164 responses.
The Royal College of Physicians has received a Future Hospital report calling for a radical shake-up of acute general medicine, underpinned by IT. Lyn Whitfield reports on the proposals and reaction to them.