College Hospitals Sussex NHS Basis Belief has partnered with System C to implement a care coordination platform with the intention of becoming a member of up care throughout a number of hospital websites.
The brand new belief is fashioned from the merger of Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Basis Belief and Brighton and Sussex College Hospitals NHS Belief. It runs 5 primary hospital websites with 1,767 beds and round 20,000 workers, caring for 1.eight million individuals in Sussex.
To assist hyperlink up care, College Hospital Sussex will roll out CareFlow Join. It will create networks which is able to enable safe patient-identified communications to happen between care groups throughout all 5 hospital websites.
Clinicians will use the system to handle paperless referral and team-to-team conversations between completely different websites so sufferers may be referred to any hospital throughout the belief.
Work on the total integration of belief affected person administration and digital file techniques has already began and is because of full in direction of the tip of 2022.
Rob Haigh, medical director on the belief, mentioned: “We’re off to an amazing begin with our digital technique and plans for integrating look after sufferers throughout Sussex by giving clinicians the instruments to help the advanced affected person flows between our hospitals.
“The implementation has began, and we’re working in direction of an preliminary go-live by the autumn.”
The contract was awarded utilizing NHSX’s new scientific communications framework, a procurement framework setup for clinicians to entry a variety of communication instruments from 24 suppliers beneath one settlement to avoid wasting money and time within the procurement course of.
Two of the hospital websites that initially fashioned the Brighton and Sussex College Hospitals Belief have used System C’s affected person administration system and theatre answer since 2018.
System C just lately introduced an additional contract signing with Western Sussex Hospitals for a brand new strategic PAS/EPR and theatres system to undertake a single digital affected person file answer throughout College Hospitals Sussex.
Markus Bolton, joint chief govt of System C, mentioned: “College Hospitals Sussex has completed effectively to maneuver shortly of the beginning blocks utilizing the scientific communications framework to execute their integration plans.
“I want College Hospitals Sussex each success as a brand new organisation and we’re trying ahead to supporting the Belief to unite their digital infrastructures and additional enhance hospital providers for sufferers.”