Above photo: Fiona McDonald (Screengrab from CHC North East and North Cumbria's YouTube page)

Fiona McDonald, director of data sharing and online patient preference setting for Great North Care Record at NHS, recently spoke with Healthcare IT News about what the U.K.

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There’s value in integration, and IT plays a critical role.
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There are common themes for the best results.
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Between 2014 and 2015, death rates increased for eight of the 10 leading causes; only death rates caused by cancer fell, and mortality rates for influenza and pneumonia stayed flat.
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In the absence of formal communication, people make things up and that's how rumors start.
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Republican healthcare bill
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57 percent of Republicans support the idea of government-sponsored Medicare and Medicaid.
medical devices
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Feeding data directly from a medical device into medical records has reduced errors, improved patient safety and increased caregiver efficiency.
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A survey found 56 percent worry about health coverage, leaving the question, what would you do if you don't have affordable health insurance?
leaders are teachers
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It’s not just how you behave and speak in person, but also online and on social media. Words matter.
AHCA healthcare promises from Trump
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Will the president keep his healthcare pledges made on the campaign trail?

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Laura Lovett is an associate editor at MobiHealthNews where she covers the intersection of healthcare and technology. She is also a contributing editor to Women in Healthcare IT at Healthcare IT News. Before coming to MobiHealthNews she worked for Gatehouse Media, where she earned a New England Newspaper Association award. Most recently Lovett won a Umass Medical Media Fellowship.  Lovett was educated at the University of East Anglia, the University of Massachusetts and Oxford University.

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Susan Morse is Senior Editor of Healthcare Finance and Women in Health IT contributor. You can follow her at @susanmorseHFN

Leontina Postelnicu covers the implementation of technology across the UK’s health and care system, with a particular interest in health policy and innovation.