Tag Archives: NHS Connecting for Health

NHS Interoperability Toolkit (NHS Connecting for Health)

Summary The quality and efficiency of care is improved by sharing information between organisations. The NHS Interoperability Toolkit (ITK) supports the sharing of clinical information across organisational boundaries for the benefit of clinicians and patients. “The Toolkit is a collection … Continue reading

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Collaboration Project on Mental Health Discharge Summaries (NHS Connecting for Health)

Summary The Department of Health Informatics Directorate (DHID) is working on improvements to electronic communication and more integrated care. The Mental Health Discharge Summary project involved the DHID working with the Royal College of Psychiatrists to develop a standard discharge summary which is sent to general … Continue reading

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Digital Technology Essentials Guide (NHS Networks)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This guide, published by the QIPP Digital Technology network, gives a brief summary of the range … Continue reading

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Secondary Uses Service (NHS Information Centre)

Summary The Secondary Uses Service (SUS) is healthcare data warehouse which provides access to anonymous patient-based data for purposes other than direct clinical care. This facilitates reporting and analysis to support the NHS in the delivery of healthcare services, including: Healthcare planning. Commissioning … Continue reading

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