Bradford District Care Trust and West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit have created an electronic early detection guide to improve the physical health of patients with a serious mental illness. Living IT is used as part of a patient’s annual health review and comes with a 1-1 training package delivered in surgery.
WSYB CSU data quality specialist Kate Beedle explained: “This means a person with a serious mental illness will have a high quality annual physical assessment. With the right care, they could expect to live a healthier life, have reduced hospital stays, and ultimately live longer as a result.” Living IT is also being piloted by NHS South Essex Partnership Trust.
27 September 2013
Healthcare Gateway has announced a strategic technology partnership with ReStart Consulting that will integrate the Medical Interoperability Gateway with the InterSystems Ensemble platform, using a 'connector' supplied by ReStart. This will enable the exchange of information between Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and local GPs, whatever GP system they are using. With appropriate clinical commissioning group, GP, and patient consent, hospital clinicians will be able to see a patient's GP record using their NHS Number and send discharge summaries, medications and updates to the GP record via the MIG.18 September 2013