Table 1 Data-sharing community descriptions

From: Guiding interoperable electronic health records through patient-sharing networks

Community name Number of hospitals Total fragmented presentations Previous provider located within community Previous provider located outside community % Within community
‘East Anglia’ 10 537,408 385,490 151,918 71.73
‘Merseyside’ 12 1,002,066 888,043 114,023 88.62
‘North East’ 9 1,086,068 1,024,145 61,923 94.3
‘North London’ 24 3,373,655 2,696,511 677,144 79.93
‘North West’ 15 1,476,174 1,283,869 192,305 86.97
‘South’ 16 1,157,703 754,640 403,063 65.18
‘South London and South East’ 16 2,107,474 1,567,297 540,177 74.37
‘South West’ 16 1,172,622 986,142 186,480 84.1
‘West Midlands’ 16 1,343,370 1,137,792 205,578 84.7
‘Yorkshire and North Midlands’ 21 1,492,251 1,256,115 236,136 84.18
  1. Table showing for each interaction with a provider in each community the proportion of times the patient’s previous secondary care interaction had been with a provider located inside or outside the community of that provider