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As a valued member of our community, welcome to InterSystems Insights UK & Ireland quarterly newsletter, first of 2021.

In this issue we share some of the exciting work InterSystems is doing around the COVID-19 vaccination booking system, one of the largest administrative operations many health services have ever had to undertake. Created in response to the overwhelming demand, InterSystems worked with key clients to design a solution which automates the booking of appointments, saving health services significant time and cost.

We are also pleased to annouce that InterSystems IRIS data platform and InterSystems IRIS for Health are now available as a fully managed services for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Alongside this InterSystems IRIS data platform is now available on AWS Quick Start to rapidly deploy highly available production environments on AWS. These latest offering demonstrate InterSystems continued commitment to providing a concierge level of managed services to our customers, with cloud provisioning and maintaining secure, scalable, and performant environments on the AWS cloud.

In a recent blog, our UK&I Managing Director, Chris Norton, highlighted the importance of enabling more coordinated transfer of care for patients and how using a unified solution like HealthShare Care Community has the potential to truly transform the way the NHS delivers care beyond the hospital walls. InterSystems are also proud to share that KLAS Research has honoured InterSystems TrakCare and HealthShare Unified Care Record for exceptional work and customer satisfaction.

Finally, in the coming months, we will continue to run a wide range of virtual webinars covering various industry topics, bringing the InterSystems community together to connect, collaborate and learn from our experts. Can’t attend ‘live’ on the day, don’t worry, they will be available for you to watch back on-demand from the comfort of your desk.

If there’s any way we can provide you with greater assistance, or if you have any positive news stories you would like to share, please reach out to us via email:

InterSystems Marketing Team – UK & Ireland

News & Articles

InterSystems IRIS Data Platform & InterSystems IRIS for Health Available as Fully Managed Service for AWS

InterSystems concierge-level managed service will handle the performance, security, availability, and operations of a customer’s InterSystems environment deployed in the AWS infrastructure. The end-to-end service frees customers to focus on their core business, with InterSystems taking ownership of software deployment, infrastructure, monitoring, high-availability, security, patches, and upgrades.
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InterSystems COVID Vaccination Booking System Saves Providers Time and Resources While Increasing Accessibility and Engagement for Patients

Users of InterSystems TrakCare unified healthcare information system now have access to an appointment booking system to schedule COVID vaccinations that has already saved one regional health board more than 500 hours of call centre time over 16 days when booking NHS staff vaccination appointments.
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News Flash: Healthshare Connections

HealthShare Connections is a resource about and for our worldwide customer community. We will use this space to inform you about some of the most recent benefits our customers have realised using the InterSystems HealthShare platform and suite of connected solutions. HealthShare Connections will also be a vehicle for us to share information about important new products and enhancements in our product portfolio from platform developments to new application areas. Read more to view all newsletter editions.
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InterSystems Integrates Advanced 3M Medicode 360 Clinical Encoder with InterSystems TrakCare to Facilitate Clinical Coding

TrakCare users can now use Medicode 360 clinical encoder to improve speed, accuracy and compliance when coding clinical notes. Clinical coding provides the foundation of every organisation’s data; and employing a reliable and innovative coding system that supports coders is crucial for quality of care and proper NHS reimbursement. Today most hospitals in the UK depend on the functionality and reliability of 3M’s coding system to establish that foundation.
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Data Powers NHS Glasgow’s Fightback Against COVID-19

In a recent article, Denise Brown, Head of eHealth Strategy & Programmes at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GGC), emphasises how early investment in data-informed healthcare and electronic medical records was the key to allowing NHS GGC to respond quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Personalised Care Plans are Pivotal to Realising Hospitals Without Walls

Chris Norton, UK&I Managing Director for InterSystems, highlights the importance of enabling more coordinated transfer of care for patients and how using a unified solution like HealthShare Care Community has the potential to truly transform the way the NHS delivers care beyond the hospital walls.
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InterSystems Recognised as Best in KLAS in Acute Care EMR and Interoperability Platform Categories

KLAS Research honors InterSystems TrakCare and HealthShare Unified Care Record for exceptional work and customer satisfaction. KLAS Research polls healthcare providers each year to best understand the impact technology vendors have on the healthcare industry and honestly, accurately, and impartially report on those findings.
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Financial Chief Data Officers Making Advances in Data Management and Compliance but Over Half of Manual Processes Remain

Risk data aggregation is the top compliance concern for chief data officers (CDOs) within financial services firms, with 88% of these organisations devoting 40% or more of their total data practice budget to compliance functions, according to new research. WBR Insights conducted the survey (sponsored by InterSystems) of 100 financial services executives to generate the results. The research provides insights into their top data management initiatives and challenges.
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InterSystems joins Gartner Peer Insights Customer First Program

Presently, InterSystems is the only vendor from Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems in Customer First Program for its InterSystems IRIS data platform. By joining the Gartner Customer First Program, InterSystems is committing to building trust and credibility by soliciting reviews from all customers and recognising the benefits of honest, unbiased feedback.
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InterSystems Announces Availability of InterSystems IRIS on AWS Quick Start

Based on both AWS and InterSystems best practices for security and high availability, InterSystems IRIS Quick Start templates are designed to provide a reliable and repeatable automated reference deployment, simplifying the production of mission-critical IRIS environments. These accelerators reduce hundreds of manual procedures into just a few steps, so customers can quickly and cost-effectively install InterSystems IRIS in their own AWS account within minutes, achieving faster time to insights and value.
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Why Interoperability is Key to the Success of Healthcare Startups

Louise Parberry, Senior Sales Engineer at InterSystems, explores why interoperability could be key when it comes to unlocking the success of healthcare startups. Startups are behind some of the most innovative software applications and solutions being developed for the healthcare industry today. However, if they are to ensure success, there is one vital component they can’t afford to miss from their solutions and thats interoperability.
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Processing Data Securely in an Evolving Education Landscape

Universities and colleges are facing significant cyber security challenges, in part due to the sheer volumes of personal data they process. Consequently, it’s vital they implement stringent processes and policies needed to ensure they handle data securely and in compliance with GDPR. Enzo Brienza, Partnership Alliances Manager at InterSystems, looks at what strategies and initiatives higher education institutions can put in place to maintain the highest degree of data protection in a changing education landscape.
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Webinars & Podcasts

OnTrak Webinar Series: Driving Innovation & Organisational Agility with TrakCare

Monday 26th April 2021, 12:00 BST

During the past year, we’ve experienced a number of adjustments to the “normal” delivery of healthcare. The pandemic has sped up the rate of certain innovations, and patient expectations have shifted. This 30 min session will showcase how new developments in the TrakCare unified healthcare information system are helping organisations enhance their digital front door through innovations in the delivery of remote care and in facilitating patient engagement.

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On-Demand Webinar: Virtual Leadership Conference – Optimising High-Tech, High-Touch Care

Speakers: Glenn Tullman, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Transcarent. Ken Riley, Director, Patient Technologies, Baystate Health. Dimitri Fane, Director of Product Management, InterSystems.

Join us for a lively discussion on optimising high tech, high touch care, with a healthcare visionary and entrepreneur, an IT leader from an innovative provider organisation, and the head of a product team developing next-generation IT about the tools, technologies, and touchpoints of virtual care now and in the future.

Watch On-Demand Here

ucisa / InterSystems On-Demand Webinar: The Journey to Interoperability with University Hospital Southampton

Speakers: Adrian Byrne, CIO, University Hospital Southampton. Paul Butler, Director of Information & Libary Services, University Greenwich.  Enzo Brienza, Partnership & Alliances Manager, InterSystems.

In this On-Demand webinar, Adrian Byrne CIO of University Hospital Southampton (UHS) teams up with InterSystems to take you through UHS’s interoperability journey. The session will explain how InterSystems’ integration engine has enabled the institution to seamlessly and securely integrate records across systems and departments to improve patient care and streamline crucial Covid-19 vaccine workflows, and how this can be applied within every higher education environment to enhance the student experience.

Watch On-Demand Here

Fintech Ireland / InterSystems On-Demand Webinar: Fintech Future: Banking on Big Data

Speakers: Andreas Papaetis, Policy Expert, European Banking Authority.  Niamh Lawlor, Director of Analytics, United Health Group.  Peter Oakes, Founder & Fintech Mentor.  Michael Hom, Head of Financial Solutions, InterSystems.

This webinar brings together a panel of industry experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities that Big Data and Advanced Analytics offer, as well as sharing best practice and real life examples of how AI-enabled applications can transform operational efficiencies and provide a competitive advantage.

Watch On-Demand Here

InterSystems / AtScale On-Demand Webinar: Connect Data and Application Silos to Accelerate Business Insights at Scale

Speakers: Scott Gnau, Vice President, Data Platforms, InterSystems. Dave Mariani, Co-Founder & CTO, AtScale.

The explosion of business systems and processes and their resulting data silos has made an overarching view of enterprise information more challenging than ever. Join two data management industry veterans as they discuss the latest progress in data management technology, working with transactional AND analytic data, and how the financial services industry is addressing challenges to speed insight and innovation.

Watch On-Demand Here

Developing Programming Contest: Developer Tools

Contest Duration: 29 March – 25 April 2021

In this Developer Tools contest for InterSystems Developer Community members, we expect applications that improve developer experience with IRIS, help to develop faster, contribute more qualitative code, helps to test, deploy, support, or monitor your solution with InterSystems IRIS. Visit InterSystems Developer Community for more details on the requirements and the prizes available. Are you up for the challenge?

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Events Calendar

Virtual Tradeshows & Conferences.

Virtual Innovation Summit Dublin

13 – 15 April 2021 / Dublin / Virtual

HealthTech Ireland Annual Conference

13 May 2021 / Virtual

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

18 – 20 May 2021 / EMEA / Virtual

FIMA Connect

25 – 26 May 2021 / Virtual

Digital Health Summer Schools 2021

15 – 16 July 2021 / Virtual

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