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Electronic Patient Records (EPCR)

The move from paper-based patient data collection to an Electronic Patient Clinical Record (EPCR) is transformational for the Trust and patient care. 

The infrastructure platforms and mobile device management required to support EPCR can also enable staff with personal issue tablet devices to receive information from and engage with all aspects of the Trust whilst working on vehicles/at ACRPs/at home/anywhere. 

Access to documentation electronically, personally targeted communications, team-based networking and clinical peer to peer access combine to facilitate the development of a connected workforce, whilst real-time clinical data access supports the clinical quality agenda.

iPad Air in handThe project saw the initial deployment personal issue iPads to all front line staff and begin April 2015 and is now completed

work is now taking place to refine the ePCR and ensure the seamless transfer of the patient record onward healthcare professional either at hospital or in the community.

further development for this area could include:

  • Access to Toxbase
  • Telemedicine
  • Online learning and CPD

If you would like any more information on the project please contact the team

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