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Improving outcomes with interoperability

Solving interoperability challenges in relation to healthcare technologies has the potential to improve patient outcomes, deliver financial savings and optimise clinical workflows.

Edward Platt warns the healthcare sector is lagging behind and must learn from other industries. 

The drive to improve the administration of medicines through digitalisation has made excellent progress in the past three years, with 83% of NHS Trusts now benefiting from electronic prescribing and medicines administration (ePMA) systems. This is a laudable rate of adoption which has significantly enhanced patient care, but this does not mark the end of the journey. In fact, we are only at the beginning of what can be achieved through the drive to interoperability of our healthcare systems.

Interoperability is the modernisation and integration of systems and processes to simplify the communication and delivery of information. The concept has already reaped huge benefits in industries such as aviation and food, but the healthcare sector is lagging

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AfPP Annual Conference 2022

University of York
8-11 September 2022

Infection 360: What's trending in infection prevention & control

Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham
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Access the latest issue of Clinical Services Journal on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

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