In the ‘Personalised Health and Care 2020’ Framework for Action, the authors provide a brief overview of the current situation. They note that 96% of General Practices have electronic patient records. The authors note that the sharing of information between different clinical record systems is an important area to develop. They also note that there is the potential to develop further benefits from the infrastructure already in place. Distinctions are also made between the technology infrastructures of formal and informal care structures.
What is the Framework for Action?
The National Information Board have published a document titled ‘Personalised Health and Care 2020: Using Data and Technology to Transform Outcomes for Patients and Citizens – a Framework for Action’. This paper relates to some of the other documents that have been discussed in previous posts.
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