Why now is the right time to share medical records

Posted on 21-Feb-2018 18:10:01

I have hazy memories of going to see the family doctor as a child. I remember busy waiting rooms, the scent of hygiene, and secretive brown paper sleeves hiding the details of previous visits. After decades of computerisation, electronic records now replace the paper notes. But, is the clandestine sense of possession still there?


5 things you should know about SNOMED

Posted on 07-Feb-2018 07:48:23


SNOMED is a new clinical coding system that is replacing Read codes. It is the world's most comprehensive and precise clinical coding project.


Steve Bradley appointed as Cegedim UK Group Managing Director

Posted on 26-Jan-2018 15:54:56

Steve Bradley is Cegedim UK Group Managing Director

Cegedim, an innovative technology and services company, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Steve Bradley as Group Managing Director for its UK companies. Cegedim's UK brands include Vision, BlueBay MedicalCegedim Rx, Healthi, RESIP and THIN. Steve's appointment coincides with Max Brighton's retirement from the business. Max was Vision's Chief Executive Officer for the past seventeen years. These changes take immediate effect.


3 ways to overcome your biggest primary care challenges

Posted on 23-Jan-2018 15:15:41

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We recently asked you about your most significant work challenges. What are they and how can Vision make your working life easier?


[Digital Health Guide] Better care for long-term conditions

Posted on 16-Jan-2018 07:33:53

long term conditions.jpgOver 22% of the UK population has at least one long-term condition. That's more than 15 million people with conditions that have no cure. Managing these patients' chronic diseases for the rest of their lives will be expensive. There's a human cost too. How does living with one or more long-term condition impact a patient's quality of life?


How Vision enables efficient and collaborative primary care services

Posted on 04-Jan-2018 08:22:09


General Practice is changing. Official figures show that GP numbers are decreasing, but at the same time workload is increasing. We don't have a magic wand to make these conflicting pressures disappear. However, modern healthcare software can support General Practice as it adapts to new ways of working that depend upon collaboration and using information to improve the nation's health.


3 reasons to use anticoagulation management software

Posted on 03-Jan-2018 11:39:08

Anticoagulants help prevent blood clots, reducing the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Warfarin is the most widely prescribed anticoagulant in the UK. Carefully monitoring each patient's dose of warfarin is essential. This can be time-consuming, even for practices with a small number of patients taking anticoagulants.


We'd like to get a little closer.

Posted on 19-Dec-2017 14:20:07

It's that time of year when we look back and evaluate. What have we achieved?  What did we do well?  What can we do better?  With this in mind, we're going to improve how we communicate with you. We're going to send you fewer emails. We'll personalise our communications and make sure they're relevant to you.


3 things you should know about GDPR and medical records

Posted on 08-Dec-2017 16:14:22

Maintaining trust in how we store and process patient data is crucial to the relationships between Vision, healthcare service providers, and patients. Do you have questions about GDPR and medical records?  We've cut through the legal jargon to answer your frequently asked questions.


Vision finalist at General Practice Awards

Posted on 01-Dec-2017 09:28:29

Vision was selected as a finalist for 'IT provider of the year' at the 2017 General Practice Awards.

The awards are designed to showcase talent, dedication and innovation of individuals and companies across primary care.

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