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Welcome to the Digital Future

A quick guide to the digital programme at Noble's Hospital.

Status Key:

  • Red - not started / project on hold
  • Amber - in planning / not started
  • Green - live / on track

ProjectProject SummaryStatusProject Updates
Digital Assessments Extending digital nursing observations...introduction of digital scoring and clinical assessments. AMBER Testing of the upgraded Patientrack system has commenced. Analysis of the clinical notes and assessments has continued in order to build a strong foundation for a successful roll out of the first clinical note this summer.
Digital Discharge Improved integration with GP practices...a faster, safer healthcare journey. GREEN The Digital Discharge process will result from successful deployment of both Digital Noting and Digital Prescribing.
Digital Health Records Digitising more than 100,000 records...faster access...record up to saving benefits. COMPLETE NOVEMBER 2017

The deployment of MediViewer is now complete and in use across all live clinical areas. The scanning of the records library is also complete and the Forward Scanning Bureau now handles around 7000 sheets of paper per day.

Digital Noting Digital templates to reduce patient records...extending electronic clinical notes. AMBER The project business case is currently being revised based on stakeholder feedback and remains subject to final approval.
Digital Order Communications Digital requests and results reporting for Pathology and Radiology...increased speed and efficiency. GREEN Now deployed across all Noble's wards and other units. Final Deliveries imminent. Following complete deployment an electronic results acknowledgement policy will replace the printing of laboratory and radiology results.
Electronic Prescribing (EPMA) Electronic medicines management and digital prescribing...reducing wastage and costs. AMBER Supplier software delivery behind schedule. Project Team working with Supplier to agree future development timescales.

Further information on the wider digital strategy for Government.

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