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Empowering Better Care Matters

Effective and meaningful health information sharing, whether within a hospital or across an entire region, is the foundation for improving the quality, accessibility, and efficiency of health and care around the world. InterSystems has provided the foundation for successful, connected healthcare innovation around the world for over 35 years.

Bringing the right information to the right people at the right time remains an elusive goal for most healthcare organisations. We are dedicated to working with the NHS and other healthcare organisations to be successful and achieve digital transformation. That is our shared passion, and it drives a continual commitment to excellence in our software and services.

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1st July 2019

Blogs

Reflections on the 3rd INTEROPen Hackathon

The 3rd INTEROPen Hackathon took place on Thursday 27 June in central London in collaboration with the One London LHCR (Local Health and Care Record). It was an outstanding event – valuable to both builders of software, LHCRs, the service as a whole and NHS Digital and NHSX. The event had 110 attendees from 29 […]

26th July 2019

Blogs

Talking tech with William Edwards

The director of eHealth at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde won the Digital Leader Award at the Holyrood Connect Digital Health and Care Awards 2019. Sponsored by InterSystems, here he talks about the board’s digital strategy; and why clinical leadership is vital for success. William Edwards, the director of eHealth at NHS Greater Glasgow and […]

26th July 2019

Blogs

Dr Pam Ramsay talks about criticalcarerecovery.com

Dr Pam Ramsay talks about criticalcarerecovery.com an award-winning website supporting patients recovering after a spell in ICU The former intensive care nurse and researcher has been the driving force behind an online resource to support intensive care patients and their families. She was recently awarded the Digital Impact Award at the Holyrood Connect Digital Health […]

26th July 2019

News

New Release of InterSystems TrakCare Offers Mobile-Enabled User Interface to All Clinical Workflows

Unified healthcare information system now built on InterSystems IRIS for Health to offer FHIR, SMART on FHIR support, and even greater scalability. InterSystems, a global leader in information technology platforms for health, business and government applications, today announced that the latest release of InterSystems TrakCare®, which extends mobile capabilities for the unified healthcare information system. […]

1st July 2019

Blogs

Unifying Healthcare in Scotland

The NHS Scotland Patient Management System program for hospitals gives authorized users immediate access to better clinical and administration information from one standard healthcare information system. The program aims to improve patient care, modernize clinical processes, and encourage more cost-effective ways of working. It is a strategic part of the Scottish Government’s e-health transformation to […]

1st July 2019

Success Stories

South Devon: Integrated and Informed Care with HealthShare

Acute and community teams are working closer together than ever before, through the integration of IT systems across health and care settings in South Devon. The NHS in Torbay and South Devon has been at the forefront of healthcare integration for more than a decade. In January 2015 the area achieved NHS England vanguard status […]

1st July 2019

Success Stories

Child Protection Information Sharing

Child Protection Information Sharing: An integration mission to protect vulnerable children InterSystems has been working with NHS trusts to enable streamlined adoption of Child Protection Information Sharing. Pioneers could now offer lessons for national acceleration. Set up to help save lives, Child Protection Information Sharing (CP-IS) launched in 2012, to provide frontline unscheduled care professionals […]

1st July 2019

Success Stories

Coordinate My Care: enabling patient choice when it matters most

Sharing patient’s wishes with health and care providers across London through Coordinate My Care’s personalised urgent care plan. Delivering care quality and operational benefits with a system that is better addressing patients’ needs. Over 500,000 people die in England and Wales every year , and almost half of those die in hospital – despite the […]

1st July 2019

Success Stories

Joining the dots to improve care

Joining the dots to improve care – Inside North Tees’ adoption of the TrakCare EPMA North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, which employs over 5,600 staff and has a 570-bed capacity, was the first English NHS trust to deploy the InterSystems’ TrakCare electronic patient record, in 2015. Since then, the trust has been using […]

1st July 2019

News

The Topol Review (or Mind the Gaps)

InterSystems Solution Architect at InterSystems considers how successful the Topol Review has been in meeting its objectives? The Topol Review published and presented in February 2019 with grand publicity and attendance from Matt Hancock and others, is the culmination of a year’s work by Eric Topol and a large team, sponsored by Health Education England […]

1st July 2019

News

Article

Why sharing health and care information is not enough

Creating a digital version of the old paper system only gets health and care so far; we need to look at workflow beyond any one hospital or organisation. Sharing information We have made some really big strides in sharing information across health and care in South Devon. Our model has been built with the intent […]

1st July 2019

News

Article

Informed, inspired care

Lincolnshire Health and Care’s Gary James explains how the county’s new integrated Care Portal system will help transform healthcare for an ageing and widely dispersed population. The challenges we are facing today in Lincolnshire are the challenges of the future for the whole UK. As a healthcare system we need to deliver sustainable services for […]

1st July 2019

News

Article

Are we in the NHS reinforcing mental health stigma through excessive data secrecy?

If mental health data remains more secretive than HIV, cancer or diabetes, care inequality will continue. The human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, once carried a stigma with similarities to that of mental illnesses today. Not long ago, even the occurrence of a test for HIV would be kept hidden from relevant healthcare professionals and care […]

1st July 2019

News

Article

Coordinate My Care: a clinical solution to address NHS urgent care crisis?

Coordinate My Care: a clinical solution to address NHS urgent care crisis? Coordinate My Care is the digitally-enabled urgent care plan that embeds consent, connectivity and clinical context into a service that better coordinates care at times of most need. Professor Julia Riley, consultant in palliative medicine and clinical lead for Coordinate My Care, shares […]

1st July 2019

News

Article

Work with the willing to achieve digital transformation

By aligning people, process and technology, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has created the building blocks for clinically-led digital transformation and joined-up health and care. Let us be clear. Digital transformation is not easy, especially in the NHS. It means working with patients, professionals and vendors to create an environment that sees technology […]

1st July 2019

Blogs

Once Upon a Time in Health and Social Care

Where we are delivering interoperability and if we will ever be successful, with some help from Sergio Leone. Following on from representing techUK on an Interoperability Panel at UK Health Show, techUK Health and Social Care Council Member, David Hancock, reflects on the panel session. What is happening today, is similar to characters at the […]

1st July 2019

Blogs

Technical Challenges of Interoperability

The ultimate technical challenge of interoperability is not defining the standards but getting the standards adopted and used. Those of you who have read my three previous blogs will know that one of the main barriers to successfully implementing interoperability standards is the variability of endpoints. Systems in health and social care have different interoperability […]

28th June 2019

Blogs

Vision without reality is just an illusion

Visions for IT in the NHS, with various levels of ambition, have come and gone. Now more than ever, it is in our interests to make digital transformation successful – it is vital for the service, for patients and tax payers. I applaud the honesty in Matt Hancock’s Tech Vision where the document says, “We […]

28th June 2019

Blogs

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself

Successful adoption of universal interoperability standards across the NHS requires collaboration and co-production – with all stakeholders including suppliers. David Hancock, Client Engagement Director at InterSystems urges the NHS not to mandate interoperability standards top-down, for risk of failure. The digital vision for Health and Care was published in October 2018 and there was a […]

28th June 2019

Blogs

The reality of NHS interoperability

The reality of NHS interoperability If we are to effectively tackle the unprecedented financial, clinical and social problems in health and care most people accept that we have to integrate our local health economies. In this first of six blogs, David Hancock, client engagement director at InterSystems, explores why interoperability is top of the political […]

28th June 2019

Blogs

Rules of Engagement

Allowing patients to be more engaged with their care can help people be healthier and deliver better health outcomes. Technology is seen as a key enabler. However, technology-enabled patient engagement is evolving. Globally, most countries exhibit a relatively low level of maturity of common patient engagement online functions such as patient access to medical records, […]

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Once Upon a Time in Health and Social Care
Following on from representing techUK on an Interoperability Panel at UK Health Show, techUK Health and Social Care Council Member, David Hancock...
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Mike Fuller
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Jon Payne
Watch Jon Payne on AI in the NHS...
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Coordinate my care: Enabling patient choice when it matters most
Sharing patients’ wishes with health and care providers across London through Coordinate My Care’s personalised urgent care plan...
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CP-IS
An integration mission to protect vulnerable children...
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A clinical solution to address NHS urgent care crisis? Julia Riley
Sharing patients’ wishes with health and care providers across London through Coordinate My Care’s personalised urgent care plan...
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The Topol Review Reviewed
InterSystems Solution Architect at InterSystems considers how successful the Topol Review has been in meeting its objectives...
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Vision without reality is just an illusion
Visions for IT in the NHS, with various levels of ambition, have come and gone. Now more than ever, it is in our interests to make digital transformation successful – it is vital for the service, for patients and tax payers...
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Duncan Allen
Watch Duncan Allen on IRIS for Health...
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South Devon: Integrated and Informed Care With Healthshare
The NHS in Torbay and South Devon has been at the forefront of healthcare integration for more than a decade...
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CCIO: Why sharing health and care information is not enough – Mike Green, South Devon
Creating a digital version of the old paper system only gets health and care so far; we need to look at workflow beyond any one hospital or organisation, writes Mike Green...
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Helen Taylor
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Rules of Engagement
Allowing patients to be more engaged with their care can help people be healthier and deliver better health outcomes. Technology is seen as a key enabler...
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Steve Mallam
Watch Steve Mallam on Technical Challenges in the NHS...
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Information flows
Watch InterSystems Health & Care – Information Flows...
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Are we in the NHS reinforcing mental health stigma? James Reed
If mental health data remains more secretive than HIV, cancer or diabetes, care inequality will continue...
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James Reed
Watch the video of James Reed on MERIT and Information Sharing...
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Helen Taylor on Nurses in Digital Implementation
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The reality of NHS interoperability
If we are to effectively tackle the unprecedented financial, clinical and social problems in health and care most people accept that we have to integrate our local health economies...
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Informed, inspired care – Gary James, former Accountable Officer
Lincolnshire Health and Care’s Gary James explains how the county’s new integrated Care Portal system will help transform healthcare for an ageing and widely dispersed population...
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Yossi Cohen – Patient engagement
Watch Yossi Cohen on Patient Engagement...
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CP-IS
An integration mission to protect vulnerable children...
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Paul Cook
Watch Paul Cook on Shared Care Records and the EMS Programme...
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Mark Massias
Watch Mark Massias on AI and FHIR in the NHS...
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Work with the willing to achieve digital transformation – Graham Evans
By aligning people, process and technology, chief information and technology officer Dr Graham Evans...
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North Tees
Watch the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust EPR Video...
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If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself
Successful adoption of universal interoperability standards across the NHS requires collaboration and co-production – with all stakeholders including suppliers. David Hancock, Client Engagement Director...
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NHS Scotland
The NHS Scotland Patient Management System program for hospitals gives authorized users immediate access to better clinical...
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Talking tech with William Edwards
The director of eHealth at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde won the Digital Leader Award at the Holyrood...
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Dr Pam Ramsay talks about criticalcarerecovery.com
The former intensive care nurse and researcher has been the driving force behind an online resource to support intensive...
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