Keeping data safe
We have always put data protection and security at the heart of our business.
In our role as data processors of patient data, we make sure we strictly comply to the highest standards of NHS and GDPR governance – in fact it’s so central to what we do, that it’s a founding principle of our company.
Patient data and eMR technology
We are not alone in this commitment. Maintaining the highest data protection standards is a major priority for all GP practices, who are the data controllers of the patient data associated with their practice/s.
Similarly, third party organisations, such as insurance companies, who make requests for medical information to GP practices, on behalf of their customers, also operate as data controllers of individuals’ personal data.
The eMR technology software we’ve developed which GP surgeries and third-party clients use, incorporates strict GDPR protocols and adheres to the highest data security standards.
Any data processed within eMR is:
Our commitment as data processors
The role of data processors is set out on the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website.
We have a duty to protect people’s personal data – and we only process it with patient consent and behalf of the data controller (in our case, this means on behalf of GP practices and third-party clients).