Records shared twelve million times in Merseyside

28 Jul 2016

The drive to share is part of the region’s iLinks transformation programme, which aims to improve patient pathways and outcome through improved use of technology.

The programme operates over three clinical commissioning groups in Liverpool, South Sefton and Southport and Formby, covering about 750,000 people, and is underpinned by integration between technology from different suppliers, including EMIS Health.

“Sharing has to be a default position. If we are not sharing, we have to ask ourselves what the very, very good reason is we are not sharing; not the other way around”

Dr Rob Caudwell, chair and clinical IM&T lead at NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group

Read the full story on Digital Health.net

You can find out more about the iLinks conference and Healthy Liverpool’s digital ambitions on Digital Health.net too. Find out how they’re using existing EMIS Health technology for “time saving, less administrative work and improved communication” across the community matron team that cares for 75,000 patients.