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DIGITAL DATA EXCHANGE

What’s it all about?

  • Better and more efficient Digital Data Exchange with Primary Care 
  • Enabling future Digital Data Exchange with other partners 
  • Accessing patient records between GP’s and the Trust
  • Improving scanning, storage and accessibility of documentation  linked to patient records 
  • Click here for more information about EVIE



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PATIENT PORTALS 

What’s it all about?

  • Delivery of a responsive web application providing a series of tools, resources and contacts to support patient self-management. 
  • Built on a flexible platform allowing further development and sharing with NHS Trusts
  • Encouraging a collaborative approach to technology development 




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VOICE RECOGNITION
 

What's it all about?

  • Dragon Digital Dictation medical Edition is voice recognition software, and has been introduced through the GDE Programme to support workforce mobility
  • The results are a reduction in paperwork and improved clinician and patient relationship.
  • The feedback has indicated enhanced workforce mobility and adoption of the EPR, zero backlog, patient records updated within work hours, more time to care and improved patient experience.

 


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MOBILE WORKING

What’s it all about?

  • Extension to the use of mobile technology, allowing clinician’s greater freedom when working away from their base.
  • Rollout of mobile devices to clinical staff
  • Implementation of secure connectivity using Bittium Safemove.
  • Therefore allowing access to the Trust’s  full EPR and other internal systems. 

 


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EPMA

What’s it all about?

  • The collaboration between the Trust and Cambio to create an ePMA solution.
  • The solution will be supported by a structured clinical repository and advanced Clinical Decision Support.
  • The ePMA will be interoperable and utilize openEHR and FHiR to provide a solution for Mental Health and Community services. 
  • It is expected to reduce prescribing and administration errors and improve patient safety across the Trust.

 


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MOBILE APPS

What’s it all about?

  • For young people and clinicians to collaboratively design, build and develop an online resource and app
  • The 'Bestie' App is to help young people in Worcestershire better manage their mental health needs. 
  • In particular, the project aims to make the App evidence-based and accessible.



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SINGLE SIGN ON SECURITY

What’s it all about?

  • SSO, provided by Imprivata eliminates the need to repeatedly type usernames and passwords, streamlines clinical workflows, and drives EMR adoption
  • SSO enables our clinical staff to quickly and securely access clinical and administrative applications.
  • SSO has allowed our clinical staff to spend less time focusing on their technology and more time focusing on their patients.

 



ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY 

What’s it all about?

  • The project will focus on the use of wearable technologies to improve the proactive care of patients in Worcestershire. 
  • Will promote patients independence in the community for Mental Health and Disabilities.
  • Prevention of harm to vulnerable patients
  • Improve mobility and management of medicines

 


For more information please contact: 

Samantha Munday - GDE Programme Lead
Email: Samantha.munday1@nhs.net 
Tel: 07880 500245

David Brown - Associate Director of ICT
Email: David.brown66@nhs.net  
Tel: 07436 037333

Worcestershire Health & Care NHS Trust
GDE Programme Team
Kings Court One
Charles Hastings Way
Worcester
WR 5 1JR

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