More needs to be done to ensure appropriate digital training or risk a “knowledge gap” between current and future staff, the CEO of ORCHA has said.
ORCHA evaluated more than 5,000 healthcare apps against 260 performance and compliance factors and found that majority don’t meet minimum standards.
The Consultant Information Sharing System will allow healthcare providers to share information about private doctors in the interest of patient safety.
Tara Donnelly confirmed that no patient will be shared with Amazon following an initiative to make healthcare data accessible via Amazon Alexa.
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The Hub will be the “engine” of Patient Safety Learning and provide a space for sharing local; national; and international; knowledge around patient safety.
A lack of detail about how patient data will be used and stored makes the deal appear like a “crazy PR stunt”, according to Phil Booth of medConfidential.
Under the new Patient Safety Strategy, patients will be able to anonymously submit information if they are concerned about their treatment or care.
There are “more questions than answers” surrounding the safety of medical apps, the cheif executive of Patient Safety Learning told an audience in London.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has used a healthcare e-commerce solution since 2002, and in recent years has introduced a cloud-based catalogue system – making it far easier to share standardised data – and an inventory control system.
Many believe that technology has a crucial role to play in reducing avoidable harm and bolstering safety in the NHS. And while digital solutions are being designed to improve care, they will be properly effective only if they are efficient and reliably implemented. Claire Read reports.