This week’s week health IT round-up covers a new cross border partnership in Ireland and some big wins for Civica in social care.
The largest trust in the country, Barts Health, has partnered with Cera to prevent bed blocking and get patients home quicker.
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South Gloucestershire Council have picked the Mosaic electronic system to host its child service case management.
A new service that provides social care on demand has been launched, contributing to a growing trend for private health and care services to launch on digital platforms .
The NHS may be facing a steep climb in the quest for digital transformation but spare a thought for social care organisations.
The London Borough of Sutton and NHS Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group have created a shared care record with social services involvement from the outset.
NHS organisations need to engage early with local authorities in the development of digital roadmaps, according to the Local Government Association.
The Welsh government is investing £6.7 million to develop an IT system to link health and social care services around the country.
The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust and Islington Council have become the first organisations in the country to go live with a new project to improve information sharing between the NHS and social care.
Servelec Group has acquired social care software provider Corelogic in a £23.5m deal to help it move towards offering a fully integrated IT solution to health and social care.