One year on from the release of the first wave of blueprints, it’s unclear what the uptake has been and if any systems have successfully been implemented.
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is adopting System C’s blueprint for full hospital computerisation in a “demanding” 18-month deployment.
Speaking at NHS Expo, Dave Austin explained how the digital ward had allowed clinicians to monitor patient data and identify signs of deterioration.
Cambridge University Hospitals and Royal Berkshire have implemented a digital sepsis blueprint released in Febriary as part of the GDE programme.
CIO David Walliker said the blueprints had the potential to bridge the gap between knowledge silos in the NHS, but only if they’re utilised by other trusts.
Clinical Software 1
The blueprints contain timelines for implementation; web links; website content; advertising content; terms of reference and fair processing information.
Clinical Software 2
The sharing of knowledge, via a process of ‘blueprinting’, was frequently emphasised as a pre-requisite to becoming a GDE. In advance of a Digital Health webinar on the subject, and a workshop at Summer Schools, Claire Read explores how that process is developing, what’s next, and discovers why the group leading it is so keen to get feedback.
One of the most experienced and highly regarded NHS CIOs has said Cerner significantly dropped its prices to win new business through the GDE programme.
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Digital Health Intelligence’s annual survey of NHS IT leaders has found confidence in achieving key national targets on digital have dropped over the past 12 months.