Clinical systems information request

Miss G Kovacs made this Freedom of Information request to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 64 authorities Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

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Dear FOI Team,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the FOI Act 2000.

Please proved information regarding the following systems:
1. Analytics (BI that includes outcomes)
2. Child Health System
3. Health Information Exchange (HIE)
4. Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
5. Order Communications
6. Pathology
7. Population health management
8. Transfers of care system
9. Trust Integration Engine (TIE)
10. Voice recognition

Please enter 'No System Installed' or ‘No Department’ under supplier name if your trust does not use the system or have the department:
a) System type –
b) Supplier name -
c) System name -
d) Date installed -
e) Contract expiration -
f) Is this contract annually renewed? - Yes/No
g) Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - Yes/No
h) Procurement framework -
i) Other systems it integrates with? –
j) Total value of contract (£) –
k) Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender

Please provide your answer in the above format for each system.

System definitions:
Analytics (BI that includes outcomes): Analytical software and processes to collect and analyse data including clinical outcomes to support both business planning and reporting.

Child Health System: Responsible for collating data from healthcare professionals for children aged 0-19 in a specified area, into a single child health record.

Health Information Exchange (HIE): Is the electronic transmission of healthcare-related data among medical facilities, health information organizations, and government agencies according to national standards. HIE enables care professionals to view shared records and make more informed decisions for patients.

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT): A patient management and reporting system for psychological therapists providing cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and other related treatments, which meets the central IAPT reporting requirements. Used to measure local accessibility of psychological therapies.

Order Communications: Electronic ordering communications systems (OCS) are computer applications used to enter diagnostic and therapeutic patient care orders, for example laboratory test requests or prescriptions, and to view test results. The primary aim of the system is to remove most of the current paper-based process for requesting laboratory investigations and for receiving results.

Pathology: Pathology testing is managed electronically

Population health management: Population health management platforms cover the set of IT capabilities and related services that enable provider organizations to manage populations of patients and achieve the specific quality, cost and experience goals.

Transfers of care system: System used to manage and collect data on patient moving from one care provider to another.

Trust Integration Engine (TIE): Trust Integration Engine (TIE)-Integration engine enables trust merger sites to access clinical systems through one consistent, secure platform.

Voice recognition: Identifies and translates spoken words into text. Used to complete tasks or transcribe documents.

Thank you for your time.

Yours faithfully,

Miss G Kovacs

Freedom of information, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Miss Kovacs,

Thank you for your email received by the Freedom of Information team at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

Under the Freedom of Information Act the Trust has 20 working days in which to respond to your request.

We are now processing your request for information and will respond to you in full as soon as possible.

Kind regards,

Information Governance Team

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Freedom of information, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Miss Kovacs

We are writing further to your Freedom of Information request below.

Please could you provide more specific information about what you mean by

1(i) - could you define what you mean by 'integrate'?
2 (Child Health System) - does this mean CHIS? Please confirm?

The 20-day clock for response is paused while we await your clarification.

Please note that due to the volume of Freedom of Information requests we receive, we are unable to administrate further reminders for clarification. Therefore, should we not hear from you by 14th August 2023 we shall assume that you no longer require the information and this FOI request will be closed.

Kind regards

Information Governance Team

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Dear Freedom of information,

With "integrate " we mean that data and functionality between systems can flow seamlessly, they can communicating optimally with each other.

To clarify Child Health System. The Child Health System responsible for collating data from healthcare professionals for children aged 0-19 in a specified area, into a single child health record.

For your convenience, I have added the data currently held for your Child Health System below. Please update this with the latest information:

System type - Child Health System
Supplier name - TPP
System name - SystmOne
Date installed -
Contract expiration - Rolling contract
Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender
Is this contract annually renewed? - Yes
Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - No

Thank you in advance for your time.

Yours sincerely,

Miss G Kovacs

Dear Freedom of information,

I hope this meets you well.
Do you know when we might receive a response to this request regarding your Trusts:
1. Analytics (BI that includes outcomes)
2. Child Health System
3. Health Information Exchange (HIE)
4. Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
5. Order Communications
6. Pathology
7. Population health management
8. Transfers of care system
9. Trust Integration Engine (TIE)
10. Voice recognition
that was originally sent on 23/05/2023?

Yours sincerely,

Miss G Kovacs

Dear FOI Team,

I hope this meets you well.
Do you know when we might receive a response to this request regarding your Trust’s systems (list below), originally sent on 23/05/2023?
1. Analytics (BI that includes outcomes)
2. Child Health System
3. Health Information Exchange (HIE)
4. Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
5. Order Communications
6. Pathology
7. Population health management
8. Transfers of care system
9. Trust Integration Engine (TIE)
10. Voice recognition

Yours sincerely,
Miss Georgina Kovacs

Freedom of information, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Kovacs

We are sorry for the delay in response to your FOI request.

We are currently processing your request and hope to provide you with a response as soon as possible.

Kind Regards,

Natasha Wharton

Information Governance Team

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Freedom of information, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Miss Kovacs

Thank you for your email requesting information through the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please find the Trust’s formal response attached.

Kind regards

Information Governance Team


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