clinical correspondence

clinical correspondence

A general UK term for any patient-specific information received from or sent by a doctor or health organisation, which relates to an individual patent’s clinical care (e.g. a GP referral letter).
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Docman Connect provides a cross-organisational platform to manage millions of documents exchanged each day between providers, delivering clinical correspondence nationally, out of area or across your STP.
MORE than 1,800 high-priority items, such as patient screening or test results, have been identified by NHS England among a backlog of 374,000 pieces of clinical correspondence which were not redirected as they should have been.
They also found there were concerns about the processes for infection control, handling clinical correspondence and the premises not being adequately maintained.
The new system will allow real-time information to be shared and will fully integrate with existing hospital and GP systems to support test requesting, results reporting and clinical correspondence. It will also ensure information follows the patient.
Dr Bashir Oudeh admitted he didn't act on abnormal test results strewn among hundreds of pages of clinical correspondence lying around his office.
UK provider of digital dictation and speech recognition technology BigHand announced on Friday BigHand for Healthcare version 3.5, a customised digital dictation and clinical correspondence solution.
The wider clinical users are also expected to see benefits as Clinical Correspondence, Discharge Notifications and Nursing Documentation are now available seamlessly across all specialties covering A&E, inpatient and outpatient episodes of care.
Healthcare Solutions (HCS), Sunquest's new distribution partner for the Gulf region, will also be present at the Sunquest booth.Sunquest's ICE Desktop application for Web-based requesting, reporting, and clinical correspondence, and messaging solutions for communicating with all installed PAS, LIMS, RIS, GP, and departmental systems, will also be on display at Arab Health."Sunquest has been very active in recent months with technology acquisitions that broaden our solutions portfolio, and industry partnerships that strengthen our market presence and service capabilities in the Middle East," says David Allcock, vice president of international operations, Sunquest Information Systems (International) Ltd.
A recent article published by The Times highlighted the costly effect of the NHS sending clinical correspondence about patients from one health provider to another by paper.

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