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Niche Health are Level 3 IG Toolkit verified and are currently working with a GDPR Consultantancy to ensure that all requirements are met well in advance of the May 2018 deadline.
Look out for updates and information on our website in the coming weeks.
The largest life-insurers and EMIS Health are running a project to make electronic reporting the default method of requesting medical evidence for EMIS Web practices in the Birmingham region as of 31st October 2017.
Free training is being offered to practices wishing to make the switch and can be delivered by the iGPR team or by EMIS directly. Please contact 01527 570 005 or your EMIS account manager to arrange.
iGPR’s ‘Create Report’ function can produce solicitors copy-notes reports in minutes and is now available for purchase annually for £129 + VAT per workstation.
This tool searches for, and redacts third party references found in coded entries, free text and attachments and saves practices hours of time.
The tool also enables practices to encrypt reports to a CD or data-key, saving expensive postage and printing fees.
For more information, please visit the iGPR website, or please give us a call on 01527 570 005.
The iGPR Patient Online Toolkit is now available to all EMIS, Inps Vision and TPP SystmOne practices.
NHS England’s Patient Online team has collaborated with Niche Health to develop this tool which supports clinicians in screening a record prior to authorising online access for their patient.
The function is available on an introductory, annual license of £350 + VAT per practice. For more information please visit the iGPR website, or please give us a call on 01527 570 005.
The BMA have updated their guidance on the provision of medical reports for insurers in support of patient life-insurance applications.
The principles of electronic reporting, published by the Association of British Insurers, with input from the BMA and the ICO, have been added to the guidance page on the BMA website – click here to view.
The Association of British Insurers has today published an article in Cover magazine presenting their principles for electronic GP reporting for the purpose of Insurance underwriting.
The principles have received approval from the BMA and ICO who have recognised the value they will bring.
You can view the article on the Cover Magazine website.
iGPR users will start to see requests for medical reports from Zurich in their inboxes. Zurich are the 6th provider to join the list of active iGPR-enabled insurers.
We are pleased to announce that deployment of iGPR in Scotland is now underway for all Inps Vision and EMIS practices.
Following a national risk assessment carried out by NHS National Services Scotland, iGPR has been identified as a low-risk software solution.
“Personally, I believe this to be a low risk solution and on balance it may reduce risk compared to the existing manual process since it will reduce the opportunity for human error.”
Colin Howarth, Information Security Consultant, NHS National Services Scotland.
For any queries about iGPR, please contact our friendly support team on 01527 570 005.