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30th July 2020

The  Great North Care Record aims to improve the health and care experience for the 3.6 million people who live in the North East and North Cumbria. The Patient Engagement Platform (PEP) is one of three projects making up the Great North Care Record Programme. We have exciting ambitions for the future of digital healthcare […]

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27th July 2020

Mental health data live on Health Information Exchange We are thrilled to announce that Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is now connected to the Health Information Exchange (HIE). This means that HIE users across the region will be able to access a range of mental health data to support patient care. Their […]

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16th July 2020

We are continuing to make good progress on the regional implementation of the Health Information Exchange (HIE). We are keen to hear your views and feedback on how the system is working. Please post on this blog below, comment on Discourse or email us your feedback. We have made a number of changes since our […]

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15th July 2020

What’s changing? Work has been underway for the last few months looking at how we can include local authorities to the regional Health Information Exchange (HIE). The need to connect health and social care has only been made more prominent in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our objective is to connect all local authority adult […]

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9th July 2020

Guest blog from from Kaye Colohan, Clinical Strategist from Cerner There is a HIE User Experience Study being carried out by a master’s student from Imperial College London. While the study is independent of Cerner, we expect it will give us a great opportunity to gain some insight into adoption across all HIEs in England. […]

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28th May 2020

The regional Health Information Exchange (HIE) which went live on 9 March 2020 continues to develop and add more data sources. Newcastle Hospitals We are pleased to confirm that Newcastle Hospitals went live with appointments and correspondence on Monday 18 May. This means that the HIE will now show any future appointments and clinical correspondence, […]

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4th May 2020

The Health Information Exchange went live on 9 March 2020 sharing data from GP practices across the North East and North Cumbria.   Originally targeted at replacing the functionality of the North East MIG we’re pleased to say that, since going live, the HIE is now making more data available, in more places, than was previously […]

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