A pair of Yorkshire Foundation Trusts work together to manage the flow of patients that visit their sites to allow better communication, greater efficiency and an improved experience for both staff and patients.
Removing paper in favour of connected and accessible digital information is a core component of modern, high-quality healthcare. Having been about 80% digital in 2016, Imperial have since embarked on a five-year journey to become fully paper free by 2021, in part through their Cerner Millennium electronic patient record (EPR). Linda Watts, the Trust’s GDE programme manager, took some time to share the process, benefits and challenges of going paper free at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Having immediate and remote access to a patient’s electrocardiogram (ECG) within a single integrated digital record allows clinicians to treat patients quicker, thereby improving outcomes. This helps to save time, improve flow and provide a positive patient experience.
Working in partnership with Intermountain Healthcare, RFL have developed a pathway to keep more mothers and newborns together following their birth.
The integration of speech recognition technology within their Cerner Millennium® EHR, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is saving £180K annually on transcription costs and have reduced their clinical letter turnaround by over two weeks, providing a better experience for both clinicians and patients.
Reducing prescribing errors and medication-related harm is a priority for the NHS nationally. They have significant impact on patient experiences, outcomes and costs, not to mention the devastating effect to staff should something happen to a patient under their care.
A partnership of health and care providers in Wirral, a peninsular in north-west England with approximately 320,000 residents, is seeing dramatic changes in the way they plan and deliver care. As part of their overarching Healthy Wirral programme to tackle significant health and care inequalities, they are moving towards data-driven care, and using information to improve population health and wellbeing.
Cerner and our partners are committed to clinical excellence and improving the health and wellbeing of children and their families around the world. Our services and solutions are designed to meet the challenges inherent in children’s care at present and into the future. We seek to work closely with our clients to enable innovations that drive continuous improvements that deliver on the Quadruple Aim - better experiences for patients and clinicians, reduced costs, and better health.
by Charles Gutteridge
24 September 2019
In this edition of our Cerner blog, Charles Gutteridge, CCIO at Barts Health NHS Trust, shares how staff across the organisation are using a standard terminology to communicate with one another and to document patient information within their Cerner Millennium® electronic health record (EHR) – This aligns with the industry’s push towards full interoperability, besides supporting more efficient delivery of care, improving research capabilities across the system, and moving the Trust forward in their digital excellence journey.
by Cerner UK
17 September 2019
Earlier this year, speaking at the 2019 European Collaboration Forum, our GDE clients shared the main stage to showcase just some of their most recent achievements as national exemplars. In this edition of our Cerner blog, we delve into some of these achievements, key learnings, and best practice that can help other NHS Trusts as they undertake their own digital journeys.
by Maria Centeno
13 September 2019
In June, the UK Sepsis Trust and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sepsis published a report assessing the adoption of methods used by Trusts from across England to identify and treat sepsis, and to reduce preventable deaths. Today, to mark World Sepsis Day, Maria Centeno, clinical consultant at Cerner, shines light on some of the strides that have been made in this ongoing battle, and provides practical examples of how staff training, combined with effective clinical decision support technology, is enabling vital early detection of this life-threatening condition.
by Cerner UK
11 September 2019
Every year, the Cerner Health Conference (CHC) provides a unique opportunity for health and care professionals and industry leaders from across the globe to network and learn from each other how they are transforming the industry in their respective regions and driving change across their organisations. This year, between 7-9 October, Kansas City will once again be the place where thousands of experts from over 20 different countries come together for three days of learning, sharing, and networking; and to discover what’s next for health and care.