Building confidence, knowledge and skills in users of health information in primary care
Care and Health Analysis in Real Time
Analysis and comparison of practice patient data
What is CHART drugs to diagnosis and specific
Online? conditions, such as allergies.
Analyses can be made at three
CHART Online is a secure web-
levels: Strategic Health Authority,
enabled tool that helps practices
PCT and GP practice.
ensure their data is ‘fit for sharing’.
Using CHART Online, practices
can explore and compare the National practice codes are
quality of their own data with anonymised at practice level.
anonymised data from other Practice users can, however,
practices, locally or nationally, see codes of their own practice
through interactive graphs. and can grant permission to CHART Online data uploaded from the
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CHART Online helps practices and others to see their data.
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Primary Care Trusts (PCTs),
No individual patient data is
working with PRIMIS+ facilitators,
Features of CHART
uploaded to CHART Online.
to improve data quality and identify
ways to enhance patient care. Views
Data is extracted from practices When comparing against
Clear, concise charts showing
using the CHART tool, available others, the practice’s own results
achievement against peers.
from PRIMIS+. have a colour highlight, for easy
identification. Fast, consistent response times
Benefits of CHART – allowing users to ask questions
View data graphically, with
Online quartiles or in tabular form.
based on what they see and
letting them explore their data.
Practices can: Get prepared for the Summary
Accessible to end-users, as
Compare themselves with Care Record
well as information experts.
others that have submitted data to Use of CHART Online helps
CHART Online. Only requires a web browser
practices to achieve accurate
and internet connection.
View their performance against electronic patient records with the
local and national averages. aim of uploading Summary Care Secure login using Microsoft
Records to the Spine. web security mechanisms.
Compare data over time to
view their progress.
A CHART Online e-tutorial explains all the menu options and the
views available. For more details, please visit www.primis.nhs.uk.
Analyse key areas, such as
CHART, CHART Online and the e-tutorial are available from PRIMIS+ The University of Nottingham
Website: www.primis.nhs.uk 15th Floor Tower Building
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org University Park
Tel: (0115) 846 6420 Nottingham
Fax: (0115) 846 6432 NG7 2RD
Supporting The NHS Information Centre in data quality training and analysis in primary care Date of issue: June 2009
Please visit: www.ic.nhs.uk