Today’s health IT news in brief covers an expansion of shared records in East London and the continuing fall out from the cyberattack on US radiation monitoring firm Landauer.
Doncaster will deploy an integrated digital care record this summer, initially drawing on patient data from four organisations across health and social care.
Jon Hoeksma, the chief executive and editor of Digital Health, asks what will happen to the NHS providers frozen out of the digital ‘ivy league’ and puts forward some ideas for alternative exemplar programmes.
Cheshire has gone live with a shared care record that covers acute, primary, council, community, mental health and cancer data across the region using Graphnet’s CareCentric.
Health and social care organisations across the capital are working to develop a London Health and Care Information Exchange.
West of Scotland’s health boards plan to share information by connecting their Orion clinical portals, creating a regional view of patient records.
GPs and acute trusts in Southwark and Lambeth are sharing patient records using an in-house developed portal and the Medical Interoperability Gateway.
Manchester is incorporating ‘end-of-life’ care plans into its shared records scheme.
Seventeen health and social care organisations across Berkshire will share the care records of 855,000 patients using CareCentric software from Graphnet.
NHS England wants to create a Digital Child Health Hub to bring together information on a child’s health from multiple systems.