Larger Manchester Psychological Well being NHS Basis Belief has signed a £10million take care of Civica to develop its digital affected person file (EPR).
The eight-year deal will see the belief implement Civica’s Well being and Care EPR cloud product suite, comprising of Cito Paris and Civica Prescribing. This may enable Larger Manchester to consolidate all affected person knowledge and workflow capabilities to ship quick, efficient and secure care to psychological well being sufferers.
The belief offers inpatient and community-based psychological well being care to round 53,000 service customers in Bolton, Manchester, Salford and Trafford.
A brand new digital portal will give healthcare employees a real-time full view of knowledge whereas working remotely. The goal is that this may lead to a greater affected person expertise.
The deal will present a unified EPR and case administration performance which is able to enable the belief to assist psychological well being sufferers from first contact by means of to evaluation care plans, administration of beds for in-patient wards and prescriptions administration.
Grace Birch, affiliate director of knowledge administration and know-how on the belief, mentioned: “Over the previous yr, we’ve seen elevated demand for our providers because the UK’s psychological well being calls for turns into ever extra acute.
“This, mixed with the provision of recent applied sciences, noticed us evaluation our current digital capabilities. Persevering with our Civica partnership will allow us to enhance care pathways and future-proof the belief.”
With potential plans to deploy a patient-facing model, the belief plans to proceed innovating its providers with Civica’s assist. As a part of the partnership, Larger Manchester may even have entry to Civica’s NorthStar Innovation lab the place workers and clinicians can collaborate with academia and know-how specialists to discover and trial new options for psychological well being provision.
Steve Mind, govt director of well being and social care at Civica, added: “We’re delighted to increase our partnership with GMMH [Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust].
“Our built-in EPR software program platform will assist the availability of seamless care pathways, with improved entry to data seize and sharing and in the end helping with the Belief’s digital transformation and affected person take care of the long run.”
It has been a busy few months for Civica, which additionally signed a ten-year contract with Man’s and St Thomas’ NHS Basis Belief in February 2021. The deal, price £3million, will see Civica offering the cloud enabled Cito software program as a part of the belief’s wider Apollo EHR digital transformation programme, which centred round Epic’s suite of well being care merchandise to remodel affected person care.
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