Patients and professionals who provide care are set to benefit from new standards for the drafting of outpatient letters, produced by the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB).
The Professional Record Standards Body was established back in 2013 to develop clinical standards for health and care records.
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A re-worked version of the e-discharge summary standard has been published by the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB).
Philip Scott, chair of HL7 UK, discusses the evolution of the HL7 FHIR standard, some projects in which it is being used in the NHS, and how to find out more at a conference this month.
A postmodernEHR sounds like bullsh*t, right? Well, yes: but it could just be one of the most important developments in the history of the electronic health record…
Ireland’s Health Service Executive has launched a public consultation on the privacy implications of creating a unique health identifier, similar to the NHS Number.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre is promoting the use of standards and safety cases to improve healthcare IT implementations. But are the standards well known, and is the process working? Thomas Meek reports.
Read Codes are to be phased out across the NHS, and SNOMED CT must be used in primary care systems by the end of 2016 and in all IT systems by spring 2020. Thomas Meek reports.
US healthcare provider, Geisinger Health System, has unveiled an EnrG suite of interoperable software applications, able to link to multiple electronic health records, using common standards.
The latest “framework” for NHS IT has received a cautious welcome. Now analysts, trusts and suppliers want more detail; and to find out which of its sticks and carrots will work. Sam Sachdeva reports.