Our latest summary of contracts and life includes activities at two Welsh health councils and Somerset, which are taking the first steps towards eliminating pagers and paper.
Frimley seeks in Hyland the digitization of clinical documents
Earlier this month saw the Frimley Health NHS Foundation chose OnBase from Hyland digitize and manage your clinical documents.
The OnBase platform consolidates existing documents stored in different areas into a single repository. This is expected to optimize the workflow and performance of the entire trust.
The platform will provide content to physicians and staff through integration with trust Electronic patient record of £ 108 million, which will be published in March 2022.
Betsi Cadwaladr University maintains a five-year agreement with Civica
The Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board was also held in June make a five-year agreement with Civica to support the board’s patient record transition program.
The agreement will allow the health council to use Civica’s Cito software to provide a unique and cohesive view of patient records at council sites, known as the Digital Health Record (DHR) project.
The DHR will use electronic forms to collect information directly from clinicians, patients, and health care professionals, as well as extract information from other key local and national systems along with scanned information to significantly reduce paper reliance.
The aim of this approach is to create a unique digital patient case note that can be shared safely and easily with other health professionals in Wales and beyond.
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is launched with CareFlow e-obs
It was a great month for another Welsh health board, this time around its Aneurin Bevan University health board, where there were seven hospitals. went live with the CareFlow electronic observation system of system C.
This means that important clinical information was available to physicians and nurses without the need to be next to the bed, and therefore the need for repeated changes in PPE was reduced.
By replacing the traditional paper and pencil graphics that are preserved at the end of hospital beds, staff now use iPad Mini and iPad to track this information.
Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCG are awarded a contract of analysis
This month there have also been Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCG obtained a contract of analysis and business intelligence the NHS Arden and the Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Group (Arden & GEM).
The contract includes the development of primary care and commissioning boards that will allow for Covid reporting, comparison and recovery, as well as monitoring of clinical safety and service quality. It will run from June 2021 for two years, with an option to extend for 12 months.
Somerset wants to ban paper and circles
Most recently, we reported on how Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has marched live with an Infinity Health digital task management solution with the goal of gradually eliminating paper and circles.
The Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) has deployed the solution to the out-of-hours team at Musgrove Park Hospital, which covers medical and surgical hospital wards for adults.
Room staff can call a coordinator who can register the request on Infinity’s digital to-do list. The off-schedule computer can log in and see what tasks have been assigned to it and the location.