The ability to share and communicate data digitally is at the heart of NHS England’s recently released 10 core targets. Two case studies, one from HSJ’s expert in technology, looks at how these ambitions can be realised.

George Murgatroyd analyses how NASA shares its data and what comparable examples can be drawn for the NHS.

While an ambitious project to share and link patient records across Berkshire aims to cover seven CCG areas with 855,000 patients. The project is expected to cost £8m across five years with 12,000 health and care professionals gaining access to relevant patient records.

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HSJ will be publishing daily free digital downloads of case studies from winning or shortlisted entries to its awards programmes – the largest collection of recent and validated best practice in the NHS.

Available as part of the Value in Healthcare Awards and Congress, these best practice examples of service transformation offer insight into their successes and failures as well as steps that can be taken to replicate them in various organisations.