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HealthConnect: Enabling Secure Virtual Consultations in General Practice

HealthConnect: Enabling Secure Virtual Consultations in General Practice

Easing the Primary Care Logjam - ‘HealthConnect: Enabling Secure Virtual Consultations in General Practice’

In this Health CIO Network Best Practice webinar, supported by Cisco, James Davis – North East London, Commissioning Support Unit Head of Infrastructure, and Dan Worman, technical director CINOS, will provide an overview of the Health Connect video consultation service, how its been developed, how it is being delivered and lessons learned to date.

Video GP consultations, between GPs and patients, have been shown to be a key part of digital patient service delivery, promising cheaper and more convenient appointments for some patients. 

North East London has been one of the pioneers of video consultations with its Health Connect programme, supported by North East London Commissioning Support Unit, which developed out of the PM Challenge Fund. The service is now in use across three counties

Stellar Healthcare in West Essex is now offering patients the ability to easily schedule a video consultation for GP appointments. Using Cisco’s Jabber as the secure video conferencing tool. This service is now up and running, offering appointments between 1800 and 2100 4 days a week with plans to roll-out to 1500 GP's. 

Chair: 
Jon Hoeksma, editor, Digital Health

Presenters: 
James Davis, head of infrastructure, North East London, Commissioning Support Unit,
Dan Worman, technical director, CINOS
 

Link to recording of Webinar:   https://vimeo.com/190705200

Date: 04 Nov 2016 12:30 –13:30

14 October 2016