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ReStart - Great North Care Record

ReStart Links North Tees and Hartlepool to the Great North Care Record

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust (NTHFT) has partnered with ReStart to deliver integration into the Great North Care Record. To support the expansion of the shared care record across the...

ReStart - Data priorities in the NHS

Taking a Pragmatic Approach to Defining Data Priorities for an ICS

Effective data sharing – alongside partnership and collaboration – is fundamental to meeting the objectives of the NHS Long Term Plan. The way in which stakeholders across health and care communities look...

Reinforcing the Importance of Interoperability and the Shared Care Record

Interoperability is fundamental in successfully delivering shared-cared records for any Integrated Care System (ICS) aspiring to provide a truly patient-centred health and community care service. Add to those ambitions the inequalities and...

Adding Customer Visibility to IMX Integration Support

Over the past decade, integration engines have become a critical component within many hospital trusts’ interoperability strategies, underpinning the collaboration that is the priority for health and care providers. For clinicians, Trust...

Open interoperability with ReStart

Why an open approach to interoperability matters

Interoperability is often cited as a high priority for NHS IT leaders and seen as critical to data sharing. However, it can be a challenge to deliver. We recently spoke to Hannah...

Digital Health Rewired – what did we learn?

The recent Digital Health REWIRED 2021 virtual festival was an opportunity to come together to review the past year, share the lessons learnt during the pandemic, highlight concerns for the future and...

Creating the Best User Experience – why UX is essential for healthcare software

We all know the difference between a good and bad experience – and when it comes to software, the quality of the UX – or User eXperience – can have a massive...

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) chooses ReStart to provide interoperability solutions

Global Digital Exemplar South London and Maudsley has chosen ReStart as its interoperability partner to realise its digital transformation goals. ReStart will provide interoperability solutions and services from its IMX suite to...

ReStart & Insight partnership

Insight Partnership – Providing Tailored Interoperability at every level in the NHS

Whether you're looking to increase digital maturity, advance clinical programmes or share data across care settings, ReStart’s partnership with Insight combines digital capability and clinical integration expertise to solve your interoperability challenges...

Integration expertise for Cerner Health Information Exchange (HIE)

We understand how difficult it is for hospital trusts across the UK to access all the relevant patient information they need at the point-of-care. We are excited to be working with NHS...

Join the digital health community at Rewired 2021, 15-19 March

ReStart is partnering with Digital Health Rewired 2021, 15-19 March, where some of the biggest names in health IT will offer inspiration and insights into tackling current and future challenges of digital...

The benefits of sharing data across an ICS

Health and care leaders across the NHS recognise that no single organisation can care for its population's needs alone. Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) have been designed to help health and care organisations...

Rhapsody Integration – Bring systems together seamlessly

Whether you are looking to migrate, upgrade or develop your Rhapsody integration engine, ReStart brings together your data through seamless integration. With over 30 years’ combined Rhapsody experience, we make interoperability simple;...

How to implement the Minimum Viable Solution of your Shared Care Record by September 2021

NHSX CEO Matthew Gould recently announced that all 42 Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships/Integrated Care Systems (STP/ICS) organisations must have a Minimum Viable Solution (MVS) shared record in place by September 2021. There...

HSJ Partnership Awards - ReStart

Acknowledging Alliances and the HSJ Partnership Awards

This year the NHS has been under the most extreme pressure that it has faced in recent history. Resources have never been shared, or redeployed, to the extent they have been during...

Microservices and Shared Care Records NHS

Why microservices are the answer for shared care records

In our recent blog 'How to build a shared care record in less than a year' we discussed the core functionality required to implement a 'basic' shared care record within the September...

ReStart and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

ReStart’s Integration Expertise Provides Foundation for London Trust’s Digital Transformation

Flagship London teaching hospital Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) has confirmed ReStart as its implementation partner of choice, to support GSTT’s commitment to improving digital maturity and enhancing patient...

A Better Partnership to enhance patient safety with Electronic Prescribing and Medication Administration (ePMA)

Better Meds is an electronic prescribing and medication administration solution (ePMA) for the NHS.  We work with Better to configure, install, and integrate Better Meds with your existing workflows, PAS/EPR and other...

Business continuity in healthcare

Business continuity in healthcare – how to protect your data

Business continuity is essential for all organisations, in any industry. However, in healthcare business continuity arguably has a much higher level of urgency given that life and death decisions could be involved...

A new brand that echoes the service and support we deliver

The NHS is promoting even greater sharing of data to help manage the ongoing pandemic and backlog of everyday patient care. It is more important than ever that health and care organisations...

ReStart Interoperability case study with Bedford Hospital

Interoperability partnership enables Bedford to support Clinicians during Covid-19

After the most extraordinary six months in the history of the NHS, individuals across the board are coming together to share experiences and learn valuable lessons. From front line clinicians to the...

interoperability improves delayed discharges

How interoperability improves delayed discharges in healthcare

The latest NHS statistics (February 2020) show that there were 155,700 total delayed days of which 103,000 were in acute care. This is equivalent to an average of 5,370 patients. A delayed...

customer satisfaction survey

Customer satisfaction survey results September 2020

As an interoperability partner for health and care organisations, it is critical we do an outstanding job. Our customers, and the data we help them share, protect and view, is our number...

shared care records

Are shared care records just a pipe dream?

With the introduction of LHCREs (Local Health and Care Record Exemplars) in 2018, there was a sense the NHS was finally on course to overcome long time challenges to sharing health records....

infection control at Bedford hospital

Improving infection control by minimising paper in hospitals

Digital transformation and data driven collaboration has risen to the top of the NHS agenda during the Covid-19 pandemic. Day to day challenges, such as minimising the use of paper documents as...

What makes technical consultancy critical for interoperability in healthcare?

There are many different types of consultants, often specialising in a particular business area or specific industry sector. The most common and well-known category of consultancy within healthcare is management consultancy. However,...

upgrade integration engine

Ten signs that you need to upgrade your integration engine

For want of a better phrase, an integration engine is the backbone of your organisation; critical healthcare decisions and patient outcomes rely on the information transferred by it. With the world of...

Digital Transformation in the NHS

Digital Transformation in the NHS Webinar: ReStart’s View

On 1st July, Jon Hoeksma from Digital Health chaired a thought-provoking webinar on Digital Transformation in the NHS. The subject of the discussion was the National Audit Office’s (NAO) ground-breaking assessment of...

interoperability in healthcare

What is interoperability in healthcare?

A recent report from the US highlighted the importance of interoperability in managing the coronavirus pandemic. Whilst it is widely accepted that interoperability is key to the successful delivery of healthcare, it...

Covid data sharing

Building integrated healthcare during Covid-19

It has been widely documented that Covid-19 has accelerated integrated care across the NHS. Here’s an interesting article from The Northern Care Alliance demonstrating that an integrated infrastructure for service design and...

NHS pathology alliance

Delivering integrated pathology across Norfolk

When Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Groups were looking to merge pathology testing across three major hospitals in the area, ReStart was the natural integration partner. The challenge: disparate systems and processes ReStart was...

Integrating GP Order Comms

Integrated GP Order Comms supports a paperless NHS

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) chose ReStart and Clinisys ICE to provide GP Order Comms. 47 practices can now order pathology tests and view results electronically. The challenge: paper-based...

TIE migration Western Sussex

TIE migration futureproofs data sharing at Western Sussex

When the legacy trust integration engine (TIE) was no longer supported, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust sought a partner to deploy InterSystems HealthShare in readiness for regional shared care interoperability. The...

Futureproof integration environment

Helping East Sussex futureproof its integration environment

When East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust’s JavaCAPS integration engine (TIE) became unstable, ReStart stepped in to migrate over 40 interfaces to a new Rhapsody TIE and provide a fully managed integration service....

NHS e-Referral integration

NHS e-Referral integration saves time and money

When Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was looking for a partner to implement the national e-Referral Service (e-RS) API, ReStart was chosen for its interoperability expertise and experience helping NHS organisations go...

paperless NHS at Moorfields

Achieving a paperless vision at Moorfields Eye Hospital

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Moorfields) is at the cutting edge of developments in ophthalmology providing the best clinical care as well as pioneering research and teaching. In partnership with ReStart...

South West Yorkshire NHS speeds up access to patient information

Collaboration with ReStart sees new scalable and affordable interoperable technology deliver fast, immediate clinical benefits to frontline staff. South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYPFT) has gone live with a new...

Viper360 South West Yorkshire Partnership

Real-time integrated care record at South West Yorkshire Partnership

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYPFT) is a specialist NHS Foundation Trust that provides community, mental health and learning disability services to the people of Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield....

Viper360 Bedford Hospital

Bedford Hospital goes live with Viper360® Interoperability Solution

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust has confirmed the successful first phase deployment of the Viper360 interoperable clinical record. Viper360 is now in active use by clinicians and administrative staff. By the end of...

physical and mental health services

Sharing data across Nottingham’s health services

Integrating IT systems across physical and mental health services Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of integrated healthcare services including mental health services, substance misuse services, intellectual and developmental disability...

Viper360 extended Nottinghamshire Healthcare

Viper360, Interoperable Clinical Record – extended in Nottinghamshire Healthcare

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) has confirmed today the purchase of Viper360 interoperable clinical record plus a 3 year services and support contract from UK SME, ReStart Consulting Ltd (ReStart)....

ReStart selected for Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Integration

ReStart, the UK interoperability specialist IT company, today announced that Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Moorfields) has selected ReStart’s monitoring and environment support for its Trust Integration Engine (TIE). Moorfields is...

Business continuity in healthcare

Viper360 provides PAS business continuity solution at Derby

When Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s PAS (Patient Administration System) or EPR (Electronic Patient Record) suffered regular outages, ReStart created a Viper360 ‘mirror’ that keeps the trust’s data flowing as normal....

University Hospital of South Manchester migrate to Ensemble and enables the building blocks of integrated health and social care

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has successfully completed migration from their legacy JavaCAPS integration environment, to the Ensemble platform. The trust is the latest in a long succession...

Nottinghamshire starts phase 1 of health & social care integration project

Nottinghamshire Healthcare, one of the Country’s leading national integrated providers of mental health, intellectual disability and community health services, has selected Viper360, interoperable clinical record, to provide an integrated view of patients...