Connecting telehealth data to electronic records? (UK)

The ethical dimension to the matter of linking telehealth and telecare data to electronic records – and the intention or capability of the NHS’s developing electronic patient record system to deliver it – is raised in this New Economics Foundation Who Sees What? article: Telehealth and Telecare in the NHS.

HOWEVER, E-Health Insider in CfH connects telehealth to EMIS Web says that NHS Connecting for Health is to test linking information from the Philips Motiva system into the new EMIS Web GP system, as a possible prelude to a national roll-out. It further reports that the test will involve 1000 people using the Philips system in the Newham Whole System Demonstrator Programme.