Currently, only a small number of NHS Trusts have gone digital with their medical records. The rest, however, are still having to go through the physical and manual process of managing and maintaining their large medical record stores - which is not without its challenges. Some of the biggest challenges can be down to simple human error and could result in misfiled or lost records, which in turn leads to more serious problems such as compliance violations.
The time for healthcare organisations going paperless is now. We’ve put together this useful guide for CIOs to help kickstart their digital transformation of their medical records and provide insight into a lifecycle of digital medical records.