Birmingham and Solihull Psychological Well being delivers digital care

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 information (EPR) Rio. Employees are capable of launch Accurx from the primary medical report system, enabling them to start out a distant session or ship a SMS message to a affected person.

This integration signifies that not solely is it easier for employees to make use of, however it additionally reduces the danger of potential errors.

James Reed, chief medical info officer at Birmingham and Solihull, stated: “There are just a few decisive components in why the software program has been so helpful to our groups. Employees might log in with their NHS electronic mail particulars which had been already in frequent use.

“It was fast to roll out to workers, and likewise straightforward for sufferers to make use of. We acquired a considerable quantity of constructive suggestions from the phrase go, sufferers and groups alike feeling that the software program was assembly an actual want head on. Employees notably 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 develop into extra agile in offering distant care, whereas guaranteeing the very best outcomes for sufferers.

Sufferers are in a position to make use of the software program on any system, making it straightforward for them to include distant consultations into their day. Throughout video calls with workers, sufferers obtain instant notifications to assist preserve a stay, up-to-date channel of communication.

Dr Satya Raghuvanshi, head of medical at Accurx, stated: “It’s implausible to see a pilot of our software program have such a direct affect on sufferers and belief workers 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 affect of higher communication between healthcare groups and their sufferers.”

The Accurx on-line session software, Affected person Triage, can also be built-in with the NHS App, permitting round 12 million sufferers to entry GP companies with the corporate by way of the NHS App.