TITLE

Primary Care Trust digitises patient medical records to provide integrated online access

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
IM@T.Online;Dec2010/Jan2011, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the end-to-end solution provided by EDM Group to Primary Care Trust (PCT) in Great Britain. The NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale PCTs had no single patient database that indexed the records that needed to be digitised. The EDM presented a system to meet the PCT's requirements, including all logistics and hosting. It developed a digital library of patient records, discarding the accumulation of inactive records in archived storage.
ACCESSION #
76114426

 

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