Category list : Electronic records
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Jeremy Hunt, secretary of state for health, gave a speech in January in which he challenged the NHS to go paperless by 2018 to save billions, improve services and help meet the challenges of an ageing population
Following heath secretary Jeremy Hunt’s recent challenge to the NHS to ‘go paperless’ by 2018, doctors and hospitals are going to need IT tools to coordinate care electronically.
High number of IT guideline breaches in ScotlandSubscription
NHS staff in Scotland breached IT guidelines almost 500 times in the past three years, according to new statistics.
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Electronic record system preparationSubscription
Nurse leaders may need to prepare for new electronic record systems. This article advises them on the questions they will need to ask to ensure sustainable benefits for patients
Assessing the value of electronic recordsSubscription
A project investigating whether electronic records can help nurses enhance patient involvement and care planning found a range of issues to be addressed
A plan to integrate NHS patient care records is not going to work and millions of pounds may have been wasted, according to a damning report from MPs.
A trust developed an electronic tool to measure the quality of care home services, giving managers immediate feedback and an objective report on standards
Hospital nurses should “nag” their employers to adopt modern IT systems more quickly, according to a sister at a trust which has been using such technology for the last six months.