How one hospital is using a secure app for care co-ordination

Doctors, nurses and care professionals at Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KGH) are using System C’s care co-ordination app to communicate securely through text and picture messaging, receive alerts and perform e-handovers, as part of an initiative to co-ordinate care and improve patient safety.

Use of the software has proved invaluable in dealing with COVID-19. Less face to face contact reduces the need for changes in PPE, while information can be shared with colleagues off-ward. Other benefits include the integration of pathology and patient administration systems, so clinicians receive automated, audible alerts on their mobile device when a new positive COVID-19 result is received.

Watch the video below, recorded prior to lockdown, to hear more from KGH staff about the progress of their digital strategy and the difference the new software is making. For more information, click here.

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