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Open Platform Adoption

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UK Adoption

openEHR is at the heart of Scotland's strategy to create an National Digital Platform where openEHR is already used for their national clinical decision support system.

In England two major NHS Trusts have  adopted openEHR - Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, using it alongside its Allscripts megasuite; and University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust who are committed to a ‘best of breed’ approach built on an open platform.

17 NHS  Trusts have implemented openEHR initially for the collection of phenotypic data as part of the 100,000 genomes project (this further opens up the opportunity to exploit the investment in openEHR to deliver other applications).

Leeds City Council have committed to openEHR for its city wide PHR. Open platforms are also at the centre of a number of the recent Local Health and Care Record Exemplar (LHCRE) bids including the successful bid from Yorkshire and Humberside.

Wales are also piloting openEHR.


Global Adoption

There are implementations of openEHR across the globe. The largest is the City of Moscow where openEHR support the care of 12 million patients.

In Slovenia openEHR provides a national systems for 2 million patients and is used in a number of hospital systems.

Most recently openEHR has been use in hospital systems in China and has been selected as the basis of a national record in Brazil which will cover over 200 million people.

openEHR is use by Eurotransplant covering  Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, and Slovenia and is the basis of the HIGHmed Project in Germany linking 10 major German hospitals.

openEHR is the national standard for the representation of clinical content in the Norwegian hospital sector and three of the leading Scandinavian EHR vendor (Dips, Cambio and Tieto) are building systems based on openEHR

openEHR has been adopted as a national standard in India, Slovenia and Brazil and is used for standards development in Australia, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Philippines and Canada


Vendor Opportunites

There is a growing demand in the NHS for applications built to run on an open platform click below to find out about opportunities for vendors from inidus