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Delivering a paperless NHS: Intelligent Electronic Document Management in healthcare

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News, presentations and updates from today’s Delivering a paperless NHS: Intelligent Electronic Document Management in healthcare conference chaired by haired by Sean Brennan Independent Consultant in Healthcare Informatics, Clinical Matrix.

Delivering a Paperless NHS: Progress and NHS England Update
Paul Rice
Head of Technology Strategy NHS England

Paul's presentation focused becoming ‘paper-free’ and realising the potential. Paul discussed Digital Roadmaps; "there is alot of capability in the system already that isnt fully exploited.  Could this information be exported more easily?"

Paul went on to say that the approach will be to have a set of expectations, if and when investment comes, and idetifying areas of focus.

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Delivering a Digital Hospital

Dr Paul Altmann Chief Clinical Information Officer Oxford University Hospital
Dr Altmann stated that '1 million' represents the number of user triggered transactions in our system every day.  He continued by discussing why to become paperless; deliver compassionate support, support service improvement, meet never ending challenges of NHS reform.

Paul went on to discuss that moving to paperless will mean the end of memory based care, which can be dangerous. It's really important that this is clinically lead from the top of the organisation all the way down.  Also important to have a really good interface team.

Setting the standards for Electronic Documents and Records
Jan Hoogewerf RCP Health Informatics Unit Programme Manager Health Informatics Group The Royal College of Physicians London.

Jan's presentation looked at the five key challenges of EDM: "Increasing clinical demand, Changing patients, changing needs, Fractured care, Out-of-hours care breakdown, Looming medical workforce crisis"


Jan continued by stating that records should be: "electronic, integrated, with a focus on the patient, be available whenever and wherever needed, be structured but include free text, conform to national standards for structure & content, support individual patient care safely and efficiently and capture data that feeds many purposes"

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