New records standards body launched – eHealth Insider – 17 April 2013

Posted on April 17, 2013. Filed under: Health Informatics, Medical Records | Tags: |

New records standards body launched – eHealth Insider – 17 April 2013

“A major new Professional Records Standards Body has been launched to promote the development of health and care records based on common record keeping standards.

The PRSB, which is intended to become the primary source of knowledge and expertise on health and social care record keeping standards, is backed by nearly all the royal medical colleges.

The new body will be officially launched at a joint Royal College of Physicians / CCIO Leaders Network session at HC2013 in Birmingham on Wednesday.

A central aim of the PRSB will be to make sure that the requirements of those who provide and receive care can be fully expressed in health and social care records.

It will also provide guidance for those working on technical implementation of the standards, and on their maintenance.”

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“Founding members of the PRSB include: the Royal College of Physicians, National Voices, the Allied Health Professions Federation, Royal College of Nursing, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, Royal College of General Practitioners, The BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges, the Royal College of Pathologists, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.”

Health and Social Care Information Centre – HSCIC supports new independent Professional Records Standards Body

“The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) was established on April 1 2013 as an Executive Non Departmental Public Body (ENDPB). It is England’s trusted data source, delivering high quality information and IT systems to drive better patient services, care and outcomes. Its work includes publishing more than 130 statistical publications annually; providing a range of specialist data services; managing informatics projects and programmes and developing and assuring national systems against appropriate contractual, clinical safety and information standards.”

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