Old tools and dated metrics won’t fix the problems of a modern NHS, introducing the next generation of EPR
The journey towards better connected, paperless hospitals is entering a new phase. After years of rhetoric, the true value of Electronic Patient Record (EPR) systems that capture, integrate and share crucial patient information at the point of care, is poised to hit the headlines. It’s about time.
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust has developed a bespoke mobile app that’s eliminating handwritten notes by allowing clinical staff to record observations electronically.
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A team from the University of Edinburgh will lead the evaluation which will involve engaging with NHS staff to gather feedback for policy makers and managers.
Digital Health News spoke to Dermot O’Riordan, CCIO at West Suffolk Hospital and Afzal Chaudhry, CCIO at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) about the project which allows clinicians to access patient data that is held within the other trust’s EPR system.
How Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) and Imprivata are building a digitally engaged workforce, with Imprivata OneSign single sign-on.
NHS England has confirmed a small number of regional health and care collaborative communities across England have been invited to bid for national investment in shared health and care records.
Staff at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust are using mobile electronic devices to record patient observations following the implementation of System C software as part of the trust’s GDE digital upgrade.
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Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has confirmed to Digital Health News that it has lost one of it’s proposed fast followers.
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust have been formally confirmed as global digital exemplars (GDEs) by NHS England.