Personalising Patient Information in the Real World

  • Ben Sissons
  • W. Alex Gray
  • Anthony Bater
  • David Morrey
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3567)


This paper describes the development and analysis of a prototype patient information system. The aim is to identify how a large, multi-provider clinical information system can be used to improve the way patient information is delivered, and consequently the quality of care given. Practical aspects of theoretical problems are dealt with and an emphasis is placed on providing a base for future extensibility as technology and NHS policy develops. Many issues identified by this project are typical of ongoing issues in British healthcare as a whole and are relevant to any seeking to expose the information held in medical databases to patients.


Patient Information Initial Appointment Healthcare Provision Chief Medical Officer Patient Information System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Sissons
    • 1
  • W. Alex Gray
    • 1
  • Anthony Bater
    • 2
  • David Morrey
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceCardiff UniversityCardiffUK
  2. 2.Clinical Information UnitVelindre NHS TrustCardiffUK

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