Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent have gone stay with an built-in care system which is powered by Graphnet.
Recognized domestically as One Well being and Care, the digital system is utilizing Graphnet’s CareCentric expertise to consolidate data from the area’s care organisations so folks gained’t have to repeat their well being and social care historical past as typically and practitioners will probably be higher capable of co-ordinate their care and help.
In addition to demographics, allergic reactions, take a look at outcomes and prescriptions, the care document additionally consists of NHS quantity; GP apply and GP; ongoing and historic circumstances; immunisation;, diagnoses; hospital referrals; admissions; discharges and clinics attended; and social and psychological well being data.
Dr Paddy Hannigan, senior accountable officer for Collectively We’re Higher’s digital programme, stated: “Having an built-in care document obtainable for our sufferers is about security firstly, however it can additionally assist sort out the immense frustration that we all know sufferers generally really feel at having to repeat themselves to each member of the well being and care workforce they encounter.
“As a result of clinicians have entry to up-to-date drugs and allergy data direct from the GP system, affected person security is being improved and so they could make extra knowledgeable selections by seeing latest visits, requested checks and prescriptions issued.”
Future developments of the care document embrace a affected person well being document to permit sufferers wider entry to their data and self-management of their very own well being and care, inhabitants well being administration and wider regional well being and care document sharing to make sure a resident’s affected person document will accompany them in the event that they obtain care and help throughout boundaries into neighbouring areas.
Brian Waters, chief govt of Graphnet, added: “Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent have finished very properly to roll out a large-scale regional sharing deployment throughout a difficult interval. We’re dedicated to supporting them additional and we’re wanting ahead to growing the care document to full maturity with the introduction of a affected person well being document and inhabitants well being platform.”
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent should not the one ones to pick out Graphnet. In January 2021, Swindon and Wiltshire chosen Graphnet to ship a built-in care document utilizing the provider’s CareCentric software program.
The challenge will convey collectively well being and care data from 94 normal practices, Nice Western Hospitals NHS Basis Belief; Salisbury NHS Basis Belief; Wiltshire Well being & Care, Royal United Hospitals Bathtub NHS Basis Belief; Swindon Borough Council; Wiltshire Council, Bathtub and North East Somerset Council; Medvivo; Virgin Care and Avon & Wiltshire Psychological Well being Partnership NHS Belief.