Choose and Book
Picture Archiving and Communication System
Community Nurse Information System
Health care setting
Primary/Secondary care interface
Aim of technology
Allow patients to book first outpatient appointment at hospital of choice
Digitise x-rays and other images so they can be stored and viewed electronically
Electronic record system that also allows patient registration, clinic and visit scheduling and access to clinical algorithms.
Professionals affected by technology
Primary care: GPs, administrative staff.
Secondary care: Consultants, outpatient administrative staff
Doctors, radiologists, radiography administrative staff