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Open Interfaces, Open Standards and Open Source

Follow @WoodcoteEwan Everyone I talk to agrees that we have to create an Open Digital Health and Care Ecosystem in which a range of digital health and care service can be delivered. This needs to support the interoperability and orchestration of ecosystem components and provide the infrastructure to make it easier for innovators to deliver…

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PHRs – An important but limited role

There is a lot of interest around PHRs at the moment at senior levels within the NHS, but there seems to be a lack of clarity the role PHRs might play in the UK If we are to make progress we have to develop a shared understanding of what we are hoping to achieve, what…

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NHS VistA and NHS Open-Source

Many of the issues discussed here will feature at the HANDI Health Apps Conference – Collocated at EHI Live 5 6 Nov NEC Birmingham A slighty amend version of this blog piece with a brief commentary for those outside the UK is available on Open Health News a shorter version is available on eHealthInsider There is…

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SPINE 2 – A Game Changer for NHS IT

I attended a presentation of SPINE2 from CfH at Intellect today. I think it’s the first thing from CfH to really excite me (at least in a positive way) since they were established. While I’m reminded of  “The Second Coming of the Great Prophet Zarquon”, who fans of Douglas Adams will remember only managed to…

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