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Apollo SQL Suite – the replacement for MIQUEST

4th August 2017


NHS Digital has announced it will no longer support future development work of MIQUEST and NHS organisations are required to put in place plans to transition from MIQUEST to another solution by April 2018.

Apollo’s “SQL Suite” product and remotely managed, fully automated service will not only replace the MIQUEST functionality but offers significant improvements to data extraction performance including automated secure data transfer.

Future Requirements

MIQUEST challenges Apollo solution
Requirement for increasing levels of information governance for data sharing and dissemination Apollo has stringent IG protocols in place and holds the latest NHS IG Toolkit accreditation, is ICO registered and has over 15 years’ experience of data processing which has contributed to the selection of Apollo for numerous national data extraction projects by NHS England, NHS Digital and previously, NHS Connecting for Health
The need to cater for the introduction of SNOMED CT Apollo’s SQL Suite is SNOMED CT ready
The need for all information systems to cater for patient preferences The methodology employed through the Apollo SQL Suite software ensures patient preferences are respected, adhered to and managed

The market leading Apollo solution is a secure, automated GP data extraction service that will meet all of your future requirements. Apollo will deliver all existing functionality offered by the MIQUEST tool and additionally, provides automated scheduling, a greater level of security through secure encrypted data transfer and more reporting data granularity together with increased frequency of extracts ensuring greater efficiency.

About Apollo
As the leading, trusted provider of Primary Care data extraction and audit services to the UK NHS and other healthcare organisations, Apollo is perfectly positioned to assist those organisations that have previously relied upon MIQUEST to extract data from GP Clinical Systems.

Apollo is proud to be a GPSOC Lot 2 Supplier and the only organisation to have NHS Digital IM1 accreditation for all four principal GP systems EMIS Web, TPP SystmOne, Vision and Microtest Evolution.

Apollo’s technical data solutions are capable of the most refined searches, making Apollo the partner of choice for many pivotal studies.

Apollo SQL Suite – the solution
Apollo provides a fully automated, standardised method for data extraction across all GP IT systems and facilitates near real time access to primary care data to allow organisations to provide their specialist analytic, assessment and commissioning services.

The key to Apollo’s success is in how SQL Suite automatically schedules and securely extracts information from disparate clinical data sets, then presents it in a standardised format, saving hours of tedious manual preparation and effectively reducing the burden on GP practices. Patient confidentiality is safeguarded at every stage of the reporting process, with anonymisation, encryption and appropriate governance forming the cornerstone of the extract process.

Apollo is accredited to the latest NHS IG toolkit standards. Apollo’s advanced functionality adopts an appropriate consent model to enable the highest level of confidentiality, ensuring that data is never extracted without the appropriate authorisation.

Apollo’s trusted solution can be employed to securely and automatically extract an agreed dataset for a specified cohort of patients, and transmit it to an offsite amalgamated database for further analysis.

The Apollo team has extensive knowledge of Read Code Version 2, expanding into CTV3, SNOMED CT and DM+D codes and has vast experience of converting MIQUEST queries into the more functionally rich SQL Suite queries and incorporating SNOMED CT codes.

Apollo’s services:
With unparalleled experience Apollo continues to provide data services to thousands of General Practices drawing upon many years of experience of managing local, regional and national initiatives. Apollo’s services include:

  • Encrypted, secure, automated extraction of data
  • Comprehensive consent models to suit project and client needs
  • Professional clinical audit service
  • Bespoke query creation
  • Scheduled data delivery
  • Data cleansing
  • Information Governance Compliance
  • Consultancy service
  • Help Desk and support service

In Summary
Apollo SQL Suite is a product that can deliver primary care extracts locally, regionally or nationally at scale. Please make contact with us today. Apollo would be delighted to discuss your MIQUEST replacement requirements further. Contact Apollo on 0191 516 6694 or email us at Alternatively, use the quick form below:

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