VitalPAC – improving patient safety and clinical efficiency
The Learning Clinic brings together clinical knowledge and technological innovation to improve healthcare outcomes. The systems put real-time information in the hands of doctors, nurses and senior managers to enable them to take better, more informed decisions.
PatientSource – an EMR designed and used by clinicians
PatientSource is a highly-secure cloud-based electronic medical records system for hospitals, designed and developed by clinicians so that it is highly intuitive and easy to use.
PatientSource is the electronic medical platform driving the Ambulatory Care Unit at James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, ensuring that patient records are always available despite high patient turnover, and that physicians get the blood results the second they are ready.
DefinitiveDx: The new case sharing and discussion tool for doctors
DefinitiveDx addresses the following needs within the NHS:
- Reducing unnecessary secondary / tertiary care referrals
- Avoiding long waiting times for consultations
- Creating informative online out-of-hours referral / consultancy services
A paediatric advisory service for Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group has been launched using DefinitiveDx.
Virgin Care and Bruin Biometrics – preventing pressure ulcers in community hospitals
Virgin Care’s approach to pressure ulcers in the community is an example of how we look to the innovation community to solve healthcare challenges.
Virgin Care is funding an extended pilot with Bruin Biometrics to help identify pressure ulcers before they even become visible. Bruin has developed a non-invasive, hand held sub-epidermal moisture (SEM) scanner, which can detect underlying inflammation 4-10 days earlier than current patient assessment tools, thereby ‘making the invisible visible’.
Ieso digital health and West Kent Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG): speeding up access
Ieso Digital Health offers live, online one-to-one cognitive behavioural therapy using written (typed) conversation with fully qualified and accredited therapists. The service allows patients to self-refer and access therapy at a time and place to suit them. Access to therapy can be within days; there is no waiting list. Ieso’s service is not only aligned with health system policy, but there is clear evidence of clinical benefit to patients and cost savings to the NHS. The service is currently commissioned by 25 NHS CCGs across the UK.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) and DrDoctor’s David & Goliath success story
DrDoctor provides an online, smartphone and advanced text messaging service that makes it easy for patients to manage their appointments and for hospitals to maximise and manage their capacity in real time. The DrDoctor team worked closely with management at GSTT to navigate their decision-making process and create, develop and implement the best possible solution.
uMotif and East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust Renal Unit
uMotif’s simple, beautiful and clinically-robust platform helps patients to track their symptoms, medications and other health data. By doing so, patients feel more in control and able to self-manage.
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Yeovil Hospital, one of the UKs leading Vanguard sites for new care models, is driving ahead with multiple commercial partnerships as it transforms its health economy into a more consumer led, sustainable world.
This case study is about their digital partnership with uMotif.