Dorset Care Report seen over 1.5m instances by well being professionals

The Dorset Care Report has been seen greater than 1.5 million instances by well being and care professionals, supporting them to ship sooner, safer and more practical care.

The Dorset Care Report was launched in April 2018 to spice up communication between professionals working within the area.

They can entry a single and safe view of an individual’s well being and care data together with particulars about allergic reactions, remedy, discharges, check outcomes and plans for ongoing care.

Peter Gill, senior reporting officer for the Dorset Care Report (DCR) and director of informatics at College Hospitals Dorset, stated: “Uptake of the DCR has grown considerably over the previous 12 months and I hear first-hand, from medical colleagues, the massive constructive distinction it’s making.

“By having speedy entry to very important data, it offers a extra rounded image of a affected person’s heath, enabling knowledgeable choices to be made on the proper time and in the correct place.”

The November viewing figures had been the very best so far. Final month noticed 92,624 affected person data accessed and 87,952 logins. Over the previous 12 months there was a 66% rise in use of the DCR, whereas November’s figures signify an 8% rise.

The file is utilized by employees at Dorset’s acute hospitals: College Hospitals Dorset and Dorset County Hospital; group and psychological well being professionals at Dorset HealthCare; social care suppliers at Dorset Council and Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Councils and GPs working for NHS Dorset.

As well as, a number of different companions have been granted read-only entry to the file, together with group pharmacies, Yeovil Hospital, Avon and Wiltshire Psychological Well being Partnership, Assist and Care and Ringwood GP apply in Hampshire.

In March final 12 months, the file adopted GP Join requirements, opening up data and knowledge held inside GP apply IT techniques to be used throughout well being and social care.

Presently, the Dorset Care Report is working with companions, together with native authorities, to get further data into the shared care file, together with alerts, care packages, referrals and relationships.