It is widely agreed that managing care for many patients outside of the acute setting can improve patient outcomes, their experience, reduce costs and ensure appropriate staffing. However, the question remains as to how to actually make the shift towards these models of care.
Cerner’s Rapid Response dashboard now allows nurses at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to work proactively when they’re dealing with people in critical care, reducing lengths of stays and improving the patient experience.
Staff at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SASH) are now able to dedicate more time to patient care, after becoming the first Cerner Trust in the UK to use Child Protection – Information (CP-IS) to speed up the process of checking essential information for vulnerable child patients.
In an effort to provide more efficient, effective care, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (Imperial) implemented near real-time capturing of patient observations/vital signs directly into their electronic patient record, releasing an estimated 5,800+ nursing hours to patient care over a 15-month period.
Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN) today announced that it has appointed Brent Shafer as its CEO and chairman of the board of directors, effective February 1. Previously CEO of Philips North America, Shafer oversaw the largest market of global technology provider Philips. Philips North America’s health technology portfolio includes a broad range of solutions and services covering patient monitoring, imaging, clinical informatics, sleep and respiratory care as well as a group of market-leading consumer-oriented brands.
by Safinaz Carrim
6 March 2018
Safinaz has an Accountancy qualification, and has worked in different finance roles in her career. She started working for Cerner in 2016 as financial specialist for UK and Ireland.
by Cerner UK
29 January 2018
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