Grant links IT to CCG success
The chair of the NHS Commissioning Board has said that the best clinical commissioning groups will be those with the best information systems.
Support services face IT and BI exams
Commissioning support services that want to deliver 'at scale' IT support and business intelligence services must pass separate tests from the NHS Commissioning Board.
NHS IC collects info on record access
The NHS Information Centre is to collect data on which GP practices are offering patients access to their medical records online.
Patients Know Best in US trial
A patient records access portal developed by a UK doctor is being used in a United States trial looking at whether giving patients access to their records saves on healthcare costs.
Morecambe shares info with GPs
Clinicians at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust are to obtain key patient information from local GP practices via the Medical Interoperability Gateway, using Lorenzo.
Wales to do GP deal by June
NHS Wales will sign a framework agreement with three GP systems suppliers to provide a managed IT service to the country's GPs by June.