During a recent planned procurement review, 83 GP practices in Wales have chosen to move from EMIS Web to Vision. This extensive system migration will increase Vision's Welsh market share to 73.3 per cent.
More than 3 million people live in Wales. They entrust their health to sophisticated computer software at their GP practice. These systems hold detailed information about each person's medical history. Doctors use them to:
- make appropriate decisions about diagnosis and treatment
- manage long-term conditions
- prevent avoidable diseases
- offer patients online services
- ensure continuity of care
Vision is one of two suppliers to be awarded a new contract to supply GP IT systems and services in Wales. The third tender from EMIS was unsuccessful. 195 practices currently using the incumbent EMIS Web must choose a new system.
The NHS is changing. It has to if it is to offer sustainable care in the future. New models of care are emerging to meet our evolving healthcare needs:
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