Journal article

The Taysisde Diabetes Network

Graham P Leese, Douglas IR Boyle, Andrew D Morris

DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2006

Abstract

With the increasing number of patients with diabetes, and with the increasing complexity of care, managing the care of patients in a co-ordinated effective and efficient way is an increasing challenge. Data linkage of health-care databases using a single patient identifier has enabled us to establish a comprehensive patient management system. Originally developed as a research programme (DARTS) looking at epidemiology and patient outcomes, it is now a patient management system acting as a common repository of clinical information for all health-care professionals involved ion the care of patients with diabetes. This has aided the sharing of clinical information, improving communication and e..

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