Bowden T, Coiera E. The role and benefits of accessing primary care patient records during unscheduled care: a systematic review. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2017; 17(1):138.

Background The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of accessing primary care records on unscheduled care. Unscheduled care is typically delivered in hospital Emergency Departments. Studies published to December 2014 reporting on primary care record access during unscheduled care were retrieved. Results Twenty-two articles met inclusion criteria from a pool of 192.

Rapid response function

  About the Rapid response function Making evidence-based decisions is a major challenge for policy makers, health services and industry who operate often on tight timeframes, and may not have access to the research literature or be set up to analyse it effectively. Many questions also test the boundaries of the research literature. The CRE

Digital keyboard

Digital Health

What is digital health? Digital health is the delivery of health services using digital technologies and is crucial to health service modernisation. It has the potential to reshape existing health services, making them safer, more efficient, flexible, personalised and sustainable, and provide consumers with new tools to support self-management, and new ways of collaboratively engaging

Translation

Translation

Promote effective transfer of research outcomes into health policy or practice A project-specific translational plan has been developed for each of the three CRE research programs. In addition, the CRE will adopt several general strategies to ensure that the work program reflects the needs of its users, and is effectively disseminated: A translational program including

Governance

Governance

Management Committee The Management Committee includes all Chief Investigators (CIs) and is chaired by the CRE Director (Professor Enrico Coiera) and receives advice from the Expert Advisory Committee. The Management Committee includes senior national and international researchers, NGOs, industry and government to ensure access to clinical services, new technologies, and the engagement of clinicians, consumers