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Friday, July 12, 2013

BCS: Webinar - Standards for the delivery of patient-centred care in the Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards initiative

Healthcare information standards are essential for the delivery of joined-up patient information and joined-up patient care, in the DoH Information Strategy and in the NHS ‘Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards’ Technology Fund. The establishment of Integrated Digital Care Records (IDCR) across all care settings is a firm expectation by 2018 according to the Secretary of State for Health.

This free webinar provides vital orientation for managers, clinicians and IT staff wishing to participate in these initiatives, who need to understand:

  • Why standards – their role in better patient care
  • How standards should be applied in the NHS ‘Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards’ Technology Fund
  • Which standards to use for exchange and storage of clinical documents
  • Which standards to use for mobile health devices and applications
  • Practical experience in the deployment of standards
Tuesday 16th July, 12.00 80 minute duration – lines open from 11.45 British Summer Time

  • Neil Robinson: IHE UK Chair:
    • Introduction and Closing Remarks
  • Kathy Farndon: Head of Health Information Standards and IG NHS England:
    • The Role of Standards
  • Inderjit Singh: NHS England:
    • Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards Technology Fund initiative
  • Dr Robert Worden: HL7 UK:
    • Clinical Documents and deployment of CDA & XDS
  • Dr Justin Whatling: BCS Health Chair:
    • The clinical need for standards
  • Dr Dave Harvey: IHE UK:
    • Standards needs in mobile applications

To register for the free webinar please cut and paste the following link into your browser:


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