Looking to the e-future – sharing medical records online
02 December 2016
The Government’s Electronic Health Record Sharing System (eHRSS) commenced operation on 13 March 2016, providing a platform for medical record sharing between public and private healthcare organisations. eHRSS has the potential to improve the efficiency of medical practice but, in view of the sensitive nature of the health data collected, stored and shared, doctors must take care to manage the associated risks of online record sharing.
Patient safety: an interview with Denise Chaffer
24 November 2016
Denise Chaffer, Director of Safety and Learning at the NHS Litigation Authority (NHS LA), has shared her personal reflections on patient safety and the NHS LA’s aims regarding patient safety with Kennedys’ Healthcare Partner, Christopher Malla.
Healthcare Brief November 2016: market insights
23 November 2016
A summary of key developments including the small claims track limit, fixed recoverable costs, safer maternity care, healthcare safety investigations, AvMA patient safety proposals, guidance on consent for treatment and the government’s cyber security strategy.