Publications

14 Feb 2013

This updated report provides additional clarity on some elements of key performance indicators. KPIs promote accountability to service users, by facilitating comparisons with other organisations, and to stated objectives or targets of an organisation. The original document was published in September 2010.

19 Dec 2012

The countries reviewed in detail in this report are Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, England, Northern Ireland and Scotland with a short summary of the findings from the United States, Denmark and Sweden. A review of the ePrescribing element of the European eHealth Project (epSOS) is also included.

7 Dec 2012

The purpose of this document is to provide high level guidance in respect of messaging standards in Ireland for the short to medium term.

14 Nov 2012

This useful guide for front-line health and social care staff is a first step in raising awareness about the importance of data quality as part of the process of providing safe and effective services.

9 Nov 2012

We have published Standardising Patient Discharge Summary Information: a Draft National Data Set for Consultation and held a consultation to obtain feedback. Feedback from this consultation was used to create the National Standard for Patient Discharge Summary Information.

7 Nov 2012

The results of a health technology assessment (HTA) of a national deep brain stimulation (DBS) programme for adults with movement disorders have been published by the Authority. This HTA shows that the current system where patients are routinely referred to the UK for treatment costs less than a proposed service provided nationally.

2 Nov 2012

This document outlines the Authority’s monitoring approach and includes some reference documents as appendices, including monitoring assessment sample documents such as the document and data required, the on-site agenda and the on-site observation tools.

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