Electronic & Digital Patient Records

Daniel Stonard made this Freedom of Information request to Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust,

1.Does the trust manage the digitization of its patient records or is this outsourced?
2. If outsourced who is the current provider, when did the contract start and what is the contract term?
a. Was this contract awarded via any Frameworks e.g. CCS RM1063?
b. What is the cost of digitising patient records within the trust?
c. What is the cost of digitising patient records with outsourced providers?

3. What is the volume of patient record creation per day/week/month by the trust (day forward records)?
a. Is the scanning of patient records linked to any Document Management systems?
b. If so can you confirm which ones are used within the trust?

4. If the service is provided in house how many staff are involved in:
a. Sorting the incoming mail
b. Distributing incoming mail

5. What is your average number of daily returned mail items?
6. Does the Council currently scan documents at department level?
7. Please outline which departments and average daily volumes.
8. Is there a quality standard to adhere to within the trust?
9. Are there any special stationary types used?
10. Does the trust scan other records than patient files?
11. If yes could you please supply daily volumes of record scanning?
12. If yes, please also supply types of records which are scanned?

13. Can you please provide the contact details including email address/format of the trust’s IT Director?
a. If the IT Director is not responsible for digital transformation, please supply contact details, including email address/format of the person(s) who are.

14. Could you please supply a current organisational chart for medical records, digitisation services and digital transformation programmes?

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Stonard

SWBH-GM-FOIRequests (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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SWBH-GM-FOIRequests (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Mr Stonard

Thank you for your freedom of information request. I write to advice that the information you require is considered by the Trust to the commercially sensitive and therefore exempt from release under the freedom of information act.

With kind regards.

Clare Dooley
Head of Corporate Governance
Tel: 0121 507 3837 / 07970 229794
E-mail: [email address]
Address: Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust's handling of my FOI request 'Electronic & Digital Patient Records'.

The same request has been submitted to a number of other trusts, all of which have duly provided the information requested, under the FOI act.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/e...

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Stonard