Complex portals projects can cost millions of pounds and take years to realise benefits, leaving users and project stakeholders frustrated. Felim McCarthy, senior clinical consultant at ReStart Consulting explains why, looks at how to avoid pitfalls, and considers other possible approaches to implementing shared care records.
The partnership will allow the sharing of health records of up to 1.5 million people across the boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington.
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The programme is being led by NHS Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and will use Graphnet’s CareCentric software to share information between Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Buckinghamshire County Council Social Care and 51 GP practices.
The record will see some GP records being made available to clinicians within the A&E departments of the four local hospital trusts – St Peter’s, Royal Surrey, Epsom and East Surrey.
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Regional health and care collaborative communities in England have until tomorrow (26 April) to submit their bids for LHCRE status.
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Urgent care clinicians in South Gloucestershire now have fast access to shared medical records which provides a clear overview of a patient’s medical journey.
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Time spent on basic administration of child health records in London has halved following the introduction of a new digital setup, one of the project’s leaders has reported at EHI Live 2017.
More than 1,400 health and care professionals in Camden have accessed information via a shared care record since the system went live last year.
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Surrey is using Patients Know Best (PKB) technology to allow clinicians to view a single digital care record across four NHS trusts, all GPs and four CCGs.
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.