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by Cerner UK
Published on 20 August 2018

Cerner is pleased to announce a new collaboration with North London Partners (NLP), a partnership of health and care organisations across five London boroughs. The alliance will connect care information, share records, and apply advanced intelligence across North London to support NLP’s population health management initiatives, covering almost 1.5 million citizens.

Understood to be the first agreement of its kind on an STP-wide level, this new partnership will enable the sharing of care records between providers and care venues across north London to support informed, connected care and safe decision making. In addition to this important interoperability, NLP will use Cerner’s powerful HealtheIntentSM platform to provide a single longitudinal record for every citizen, comprised of data from all health and care systems across the entire STP.

HealtheIntent’s advanced intelligence identifies and predicts risk among citizens, and applies clinical recommendations. This helps clinicians and system partners act to reduce risk, ensure people get appropriate care, and shift to proactive population health management to keep them well, and out of hospital.

This new relationship reinforces Cerner’s commitment to the integration and quality improvement of local services and our drive to enable financial sustainability to support our clients in the achievement of their digital transformation goals. 

NLP will leverage Cerner’s expertise and solutions to provide clinicians, care professionals and citizens with appropriate access to real-time information. Securely applying intelligence creates a single data ecosystem to help NLP better understand their residents’ health, care and service needs, and enhance the way they plan and deliver integrated care and improve citizens’ wellbeing.

Geoff Segal, Cerner UK general manager, said:

 “Clinical decisions – underpinned by accessible, current information at the point of care – form the basis of a safe patient journey. In addition, advanced data intelligence presents a huge opportunity to provide value-driven, integrated care.

“Our partnership supports these aims across the North London region and with a single source of truth, NLP will be able to identify at-risk patients, and make time appropriate interventions to ultimately improve the health outcomes and wellbeing of their communities.

“We’re privileged to work with such an ambitious and committed organisation and, as a North London resident, I’m looking forward to experiencing first-hand the impact of the project.”


Notes to editors:

About NLP

The NLP geographical footprint covers the five London boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington. There are approximately 1.44m people living in the five boroughs and the area spends around £2.5bn on health and £800m on social care. There are five acute hospitals, four specialist hospitals, three providers of community services and three providers of mental health services, as well as 237 GP practices.

The NLP partnership of health and care organisations includes:

  • Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington CCGs
  • Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington Councils
  • Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
  • Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
  • Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • North Middlesex University Hospital
  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
  • The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Whittington Health NHS Trust

About Cerner

At Cerner, we believe in building positive, long-term partnerships that drive value across the health and care landscape. Our intelligent platforms and services connect people, information and care at 27,000+ facilities of all sizes worldwide and help manage the health of 110 million citizens across the globe. Together with clients and industry partners, we’re innovating for the future, integrating entire health and care systems to enable them to deliver smarter, value-based care, better outcomes, and proactively manage and improve the wellbeing of their populations.

In the UK, our powerful, open and interoperable Millennium® EHR platform is utilised at 22 NHS Trusts, our Health Information Exchange (HIE) is connecting over seven million UK records, while our population health intelligence platform HealtheIntent is contracted to help clients proactively manage and improve the health of 9.5 million UK citizens.

Cerner’s mission is to contribute to the systemic transformation of healthcare delivery and the health of communities. For more information, please visit www.cerner.co.uk, check out our blog, and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, or email.