Following a profitable pilot with Accurx, Birmingham and Solihull Psychological Well being NHS Basis Belief has implanted software program to assist the supply of digital care to sufferers.
The scheme was initially deployed inside simply 48 hours in response to the pandemic. This deployment led to improved communication between sufferers and their healthcare groups.
Accurx’s software program is now embedded with the belief’s digital affected person data (EPR) Rio. Workers are in a position to launch Accurx from the primary medical document system, enabling them to begin a distant session or ship a SMS message to a affected person.
This integration signifies that not solely is it less complicated for employees to make use of, however it additionally reduces the danger of potential errors.
James Reed, chief medical data officer at Birmingham and Solihull, stated: “There are a number of decisive elements in why the software program has been so helpful to our groups. Workers may log in with their NHS e mail particulars which had been already in widespread use.
“It was fast to roll out to employees, and in addition straightforward for sufferers to make use of. We acquired a considerable quantity of optimistic suggestions from the phrase go, sufferers and groups alike feeling that the software program was assembly an actual want head on. Workers significantly like the flexibility to ship textual content messages and arrange video calls shortly and seamlessly.”
On account of deploying the Accurx software program Birmingham and Solihull has grow to be extra agile in offering distant care, whereas making certain the absolute best outcomes for sufferers.
Sufferers are in a position to make use of the software program on any machine, making it straightforward for them to include distant consultations into their day. Throughout video calls with employees, sufferers obtain rapid notifications to assist keep a reside, up-to-date channel of communication.
Dr Satya Raghuvanshi, head of medical at Accurx, stated: “It’s unbelievable to see a pilot of our software program have such an instantaneous impression on sufferers and belief employees alike.
“We’re thrilled that BSMHFT are actually utilizing Accurx as a key a part of their digital providing for sufferers, and are excited to see the continued impression of higher communication between healthcare groups and their sufferers.”
The Accurx online consultation tool, Patient Triage, is also integrated with the NHS App, permitting round 12 million sufferers to entry GP companies with the corporate via the NHS App.