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Oliver Wright: The potential was huge, but so were the problems

2 August, 2011 (23:23) | Computers are Magic, EPR, Government policy, Initiatives, Interoperability, IT fallacies, National Programmes, Nightmares!, Railways versus Roads | By: Helga Perry

Oliver Wright: The potential was huge, but so were the problems – Commentators, Opinion – The Independent. More analysis from Oliver Wright on how the NHS IT programme went pear-shaped. As The Independent‘s Leader says: The NHS IT scheme will be remembered as one of the great public procurement disasters of all time. […] Many […]

NHS pulls the plug on its £11bn computer system

2 August, 2011 (23:15) | Computers are Magic, EPR, Government policy, Initiatives, Interoperability, IT fallacies, National Programmes, Nightmares! | By: Helga Perry

NHS pulls the plug on its £11bn computer system – Health News, Health & Families – The Independent. Are we surprised? Click the above link to read what Oliver Wright has to say in The Independent.  

NHS trust forced to adopt National Programme patient records system or face £8.8m fine

2 August, 2011 (21:54) | Computers are Magic, EPR, Interoperability, IT fallacies, National Programmes, Nightmares!, Railways versus Roads | By: Helga Perry

It doesn’t only happen in maternity care. This story in Computer Weekly relates to Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Mental Health Trust – and is a classic example of  yet another overpriced inflexible railway system. NHS trust forced to adopt National Programme patient records system or face £8.8m fine – Computer Weekly.  

Whatever happened to the MUMMIES Project?

14 July, 2011 (23:11) | Data management, Datasets, Government policy, Initiatives, National Programmes, Nightmares!, Standardisation | By: Helga Perry

This is a question that has been engaging Rupert and myself for some time now. All the documentation seems to have vanished into thin air. The following link is to a blog post by John Harris from 2004, written primarily for an American readership, which gives the best account I have seen so far of […]

Interoperability Reference Architecture – draft version for comment and feedback | hive – Health InnoVation Exchange

21 May, 2011 (16:31) | Datasets, EPR, Government policy, Initiatives, Interoperability, National Programmes | By: Helga Perry

The link below is to Koray Atalag’s blog post about the New Zealand Interoperability Reference Architecture, with a link for downloading the document and information about how to comment (comments are requested by June 3rd). Interoperability Reference Architecture – draft version for comment and feedback | hive – Health InnoVation Exchange.

Magic and mayhem

24 January, 2011 (16:04) | Computers are Magic, EPR, Interoperability, Logical Priority Standardised Q&A, Paper Records, perinatal data, S.IN.B.A.Ds, Standardisation, workload | By: Helga Perry

Just published in “The Green Journal”: Fawdry R, Perry H, Bewley S, Cumming G. Magic and mayhem. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2011 Feb; 117(2 part 1): 405-406 In this letter the authors make the case for electronic and paper “hybrids” retaining a valued place in pregnancy care, the classification of electronic data entry by workload and […]

VIS – health records initiative in Kenya

30 December, 2010 (13:12) | Data management, Data quality, Datasets, EPR, Initiatives, Interoperability, paediatric data, Patient-Centered Care, Uncategorized | By: Helga Perry

VIS: http://www.viskenya.com/. This looks like a very interesting initiative in Kenya. I obtained the details from the HIFA2015 mailing list.  The following is reproduced from their homepage: Welcome to the home of a vibrant, dynamic and daring generation of African clinicians and scientists. We have embraced the challenge of transforming health services and research in […]

OpenEHR case study | Talkstandards

22 October, 2010 (09:59) | Datasets, EPR, Initiatives, Interoperability | By: Helga Perry

OpenEHR case study | Talkstandards. The above link is to an article by Mattias Ganslandt of the University of Lund (Sweden) about openEHR (pronounced “Open Air”) . RF and HP met Heather Leslie from openEHR at the RCOG on October 18th and had a very informative and productive “show-and-tell” and discussion. definitely one to watch…

The future of the National Programme for IT : Department of Health – Media Centre

13 September, 2010 (13:53) | Government policy, Initiatives, Interoperability, National Programmes, Railways versus Roads, Standardisation | By: Helga Perry

The future of the National Programme for IT : Department of Health – Media Centre. A Department of Health review of the National Programme for IT has concluded that a centralised, national approach is no longer required, and that a more locally-led plural system of procurement should operate, whilst continuing with national applications already procured. […]