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GPs set to see the end of paper transfers of patient records


3:08 I believe this is a programme that has been brought in house using open source software on the database side of things, with outside IT companies stopped from riding the gravy train. I've been a strong critic, but on the whole these developers have actually been hitting their deadlines. (A miracle in itself). They have also listened when I have raised clinical safety issues on the Summary Care Record side of things, which are now almost negated with this update. Fingers crossed everything goes as planned and role on version 2.2 when returning patients will get integrated too. If this goes well I'll be doing a hell of a lot more scanning of clinical notes to finally free up some space in my practice, not just create more and more paper notes.

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28 Sep 2015

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