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Examples of how doc@HOME has helped patients and saved money

Case study: NHS South East Essex – NHS Direct/Docobo Ltd 65 patients were monitored over 7 months commencing April 2009. 11.8% reduction in the length of Community Matron face to face visits; 75% reduction in A&E visits; 83% reduction in … Read more → – Examples of how doc@HOME has helped patients and saved money

Open source software to help ex-service people

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) provides health care to over 20 million ex-service people and is regarded as one of the safest and highest performing systems in the USA. The VistA system was developed in-house by clinicians, aimed at … Read more → – Open source software to help ex-service people

Automated discharge summaries save paperwork at Homerton Hospital

Homerton Hospital in London has developed a new automated approach to continuing care and patient discharge that means paperwork can be completed online and shared between teams via secure email. Every week hundreds of patients are discharged from London hospitals … Read more → – Automated discharge summaries save paperwork at Homerton Hospital

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Digital pens cuts admin for Portsmouth’s midwives

Portsmouth midwives now use low cost Blackberry digital pens to write up case notes, which has halved their paper work. The pen works just like normal on the paper record, which the mum-to-be keeps, but the pen also reads and … Read more → – Digital pens cuts admin for Portsmouth’s midwives

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