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Over 1,700 patients at risk in 'colossal' NHS mail blunder

At least 1,700 patients may have been harmed by a 'colossal' blunder that meant thousands of patient records were left to pile up in a warehouse.

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Coding Coffee Shop

You never get a second chance to make a first impression.

 

“Large hot chocolate please.” Charlotte rubbed her belly the way a genie rubs his lamp as she ordered.

She had just started maternity leave and was enjoying the excuse to eat for two.

“Cream and marshmallows with that love?”

 She barely heard the lady on the counter because she was fixated on the cakes. “Oh, yes please. Can I get one of these brownies too? Actually, I’ll take two -my friends are running late.”

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FED-IP: the Federation of Informatics Professionals

 

A CAMPAIGN WAS LAUNCHED AT THE eHEALTH WEEK IN LONDON ON 3RD MAY 2017 THAT INVOLVES YOU, IHRIM MEMBERS.

The campaign is known as

Well Connected: Informatics Professionals for Better Wellbeing’.

Essentially it is asking those who work with clinical information or clinical records, in whatever capacity, to take on this campaign, pledge to make a difference, and get involved.

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Health Insights June 2017

HEALTH INSIGHTS JUNE 2017 – MANCHESTER

Jane Dwelly, Director of Strategy, HIMSS UK opened the Spring/Summer series of Health Insights. The series began in Manchester and is travelling to Birmingham, London and Leeds throughout June. This is the first series Jane has chaired since taking up her post with HIMSS UK.

Jane explained how she has called this Health Insight Series ‘Data Saves Lives’ and that the series was delivered in collaboration with Connected Health Cities, a £20 million, three-year pilot project funded by the Department of Health.

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April for Clinical Coders – Lauren Saxton ACC

 

April for Clinical Coders – Lauren Saxton ACC

If you were to ask someone what they associate with April they will probably answer one of the following; the clocks going forward and lighter nights, Easter, April showers, lambing season.

Ask a Clinical Coder what April means to them and they will tell you; year end and the introduction of new standards.

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