New kids on the block
Commissioning support services have emerged as important parts of the latest reforms, not least when it comes to providing information and analysis to commissioners. Fiona Barr reports.
Another view: Neil Paul
Our GP columnist fears that risk stratification is an emperor with no clothes. But he’s willing to have a crack at it for less than a lot of big companies are charging.
Artemus helps Surrey GPs hunt patients
Surrey GPs are using a new risk stratification tool aimed at reducing hospital admissions and managing patients at home.
Redbridge works with Health Analytics
NHS Redbridge is working with Population Health Management, a software application developed by data modelling specialist Health Analytics that contains both primary and secondary care data.
Wales to roll out predictive risk tool
Health Solutions Wales is set to roll out a new tool to predict patients at risk of emergency hospital admission on 1 April. The tool, called PRISM, allows GPs to log into a web-based system where they can view their patient population stratified for risk of emergency admission to hospital in the next 12 months. […]
Welsh GPs test admission risk tool
GP practices in Wales are testing a risk stratification tool which is to be made available across NHS Wales. The Predictive Risk Stratification Model aims to use Welsh data to identify patients at risk of emergency admission and enable better targeted care. Informing Healthcare, the Welsh IT agency, says 25 GP practices across Wales will […]
Access to NHS care records may be widened
The Department of Health is to review extending access to the NHS Care Records Service to non-NHS staff, and bodies including private sector organisations.