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Core clinical solutions

Our clinical solutions are at the heart of what we do and are core to our mission to achieve a world without medical error. Developed with NHS Trusts over three decades and sharing a single design to ease the flow of information across care teams and venues, our solutions will help you to document and access critical patient data, streamline workflows, and help to improve both patient safety and the overall patient experience.

Whether you refer to it as an electronic health record (EHR), electronic patient record (EPR) or electronic medical record (EMR), it all boils down to one thing – having a single source of truth for your patients’ information.

Our EHR is Cerner Millennium® and it is the basis for all our core clinical solutions. As well as keeping patient information updated in real time, it provides you with secure access to health records wherever and whenever you need them, putting an end to siloed data stored on paper or standalone computer systems.

Supporting your own clinical skills, you can be a part of the NHS transformation by utilising our solutions to help improve patient care. By offering speedier, safer and more efficient care, your organisation will benefit, your job will become easier, and patients will experience better health outcomes.


How can you improve the patient experience?

The Patient Portal empowers individuals to be proactive in their health and care management with a solution that integrates with the EHR and their longitudinal record. Our Patient Portal allows people to communicate with their care team through secure messaging to book or change appointments, view clinical information, request refills, update information and send files.

Dynamic documentation

Document as a by-product of care and follow the physician’s cognitive process through the use of: free text, voice recognition, code words and structured documentation – without having to leave the patient’s chart.

Dynamic worklist/registry worklist

Identify subsets of patients to gather relevant information and take action on those findings.

Advanced voice recognition

Easily integrate voice recognition into our EHR and enable real-time physician documentation using speech recognition that makes note capture three times faster than typing, helps improve accuracy at the point of entry, and significantly reduce transcription costs.

To ensure success in today’s healthcare environment, your solutions must tightly integrate into the clinical process. When clinical and operational data all work together, costs are minimised, quality outcomes are maximised, and organisations can ultimately better manage the health and care of their populations.

Electronic medical records (EMRs) and electronic patient records (EPRs) are largely the same thing – a paper-free record that is made within a department that is available to be shared within different sites of the same hospital, but not with other institutions. EMR is preferred in North America, while EPR is more common within the NHS.

By contrast, an electronic health record (EHR) covers different care settings and institutions, giving all members of a care team access to a single source of truth with the latest data for coordinated, individual-centred care. We prefer to use EHR, as we are dedicated to creating a seamless and connected world where everyone thrives.

Offerings you may be interested in

Clinical decision support

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Emergency medicine

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Nursing documentation

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