Lorenzo patient record systems

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Lorenzo patient record systems was a health record system developed in the United Kingdom and launched June 2010. It is currently dismantled and is largely regarded as one of the most expensive IT failures in Healthcare.


Lorenzo's systems offically went live on June 1, 2010 at its first trust in Morecambe Bay.

Lorenzo is a bespoke developed Patient Health Record system developed by CSC for the National Health System in the UK.

It has been tested meets It also meets all required healthcare IT standards — HL7, SNOMED Clinical Terms, Patient Demographic Service, Dictionary of Medicines and Devices — ensuring these standards apply to any healthcare system. Its open architecture enables access to data for managing and optimizing business processes so that clinical information is shared and care management is achieved. Further, medical standards, terminology and codes that help clinicians make accurate, informed care decisions are based on real-time information. CSC Awarded Follow-on Healthcare Contract Worth up to $90 Million over 10 Years


January 2015: CSC received a follow-on contract to continue supporting the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. Valued at up to $90 million, the award is a 10-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract to support and conduct Phase 1 clinical trials of infectious disease therapeutics.


  1. Health Service Journal [Online Article]. Lorenzo goes Live at Morecambe Bay [updated 2010; cited 7 Sep 2015][cited 9-7-2015. Available from: http://www.hsj.co.uk/news/technology/lorenzo-goes-live-at-morecambe-bay/5015377.article#.UqR9_OImRPY