Many organisations and regions are now reaching a good level of maturity with their integrated digital care record programmes. This presents the opportunity to start building on these foundations by adding further capabilities poised at improving the safety and efficiency of care.
Since introducing Vitals e-obs software, Barnsley Hospital has seen immediate improvements in recognising and treating sepsis, and is now among the best performers. Length of stay in ICU for patients who contract sepsis has been cut by 1.5 days.
Throughout this guide we will bring you insights, updates and examples of how interoperability is playing a key role in healthcare all around the world. Read on to facilitate the exchange and sharing of healthcare data, securely, in your hospital or region.
If you are considering embarking on a Hospital-wide Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) programme there are several different implementation approaches to be considered.
“We’ve reached a critical point in our health and social care system,” claims Mark Davies, Chief Medical Officer at IBM Watson Health. “We have neither enough doctors nor nurses, and the money is tighter than it’s ever been.”
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Virtual private networks offer the promise of security and privacy, and so are naturally attracting increasing levels of interest. A review of the market offers some interesting findings.
Large-scale IDCR projects are critical to the care integration agenda; and more than 60 are underway up and down the country. Yet these projects take time and work. Fast-track yours with tips from the successful Connecting Care Programme.
Discussions around the power of data and analytics in the advancement of healthcare have seen no shortage of excitement and expectations from both providers and patients. With this, the invaluable role of data scientists has also been brought to the spotlight. However, their work includes a less appealing element that is both exhausting and time/resource-consuming: […]
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Hospitals in Cheshire and Merseyside report better care – and a better working environment for staff – through the introduction of a regional radiology reporting hub. The system means all staff can see all images, no matter where they were taken.
Accenture’s six-country survey among 180 C-level health executives says adoption of AI is measured, but real. The survey assessed beliefs about market maturity, practical and clinical challenges to the adoption of AI in healthcare.