GP at Hand – a partnership between a GP practice based in west London and Babylon Health – has increased its patient list has from 4,564 to 24,652 in six months. It is one of the most high profile tech innovations in the NHS.
HSJ Solutions is the largest database of validated best practice in the NHS. Here you will find workable and evidence based solutions to everyday challenges facing the NHS.
Here we bring you the best of the case studies on HSJ Solutions. This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for the Improving Care with Technology and Using Technology to Improve Efficiency categories at the HSJ Awards 2017.
- Dorset Health Care University Foundation Trust: Reduced ED attendances and acute bed days by developing an Integrated Care Hub to provide patients and staff with easy access to services.
- Sunderland CCG: Reduced A&E attendances, bed days, ambulance requests and unplanned GP contacts with a telehealth tablet to enhance management of care home residents.
- St George’s University Hospitals Trust: Developed an app, helping pregnant women at risk of pre-eclampsia to monitor their blood pressure at home, reducing the number of appointments for hypertension monitoring by 53 per cent.
- Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust: Developed an electronic system to provide staff with a complete medical record of a patient, saving 4,500 clinic appointments by viewing notes virtually.
- North East Ambulance Service Foundation Trust: Reduced A&E attendances by launching a system that allows 111 systems to communicate with different systems used by GP practices.
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Trusts and CCGs transforming care with technology