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GPs working alongside 999 paramedics cuts hospital admissions by 75% by treating patients at home

January 4, 2013 — administrator

GPOnline today reports that a new scheme in Worcestershire which sees GPs working in hours with 999 teams has cut hospital admissions by a whopping 75%, saving the trust thousands of pounds. 

The scheme runs in partnership with three CGGs and aims to treat patients in their own homes, saving £2000 per admission. 

This has seen an increase to 86% from 37% of patients receiving this type of care. 

Choose and Book live across the entire NHS by 2015 – are we finally to get a paperless referral process?

December 18, 2012 — administrator

 

The NHS Commissioning Board has today announced that there will be a completely paperless referrals system in place by 2015 – good news for Choose and Book fans and community services going through AQP.

In October, Tim Kelsey said that there would be no more “referral letters or lost records because we won’t have paper anymore in the health service”, a comment that was at first misquoted by some news websites.

Adding Patient Information Leaflets as a Bookmarked URL in TPP SystmOne

December 17, 2012 — administrator

It is very straightforward to create your own links to websites in TPP SystmOne to enable you to quickly access information outside of SystmOne in just a couple of clicks. 

1. Log in to SystmOne in the usual manner and click the Clinical Tools menu > Bookmarks > Configure. 

2. Click the Bookmark URL button in the top-left corner. 

3. Enter the details of the bookmark as in the image below. Ensure the URL is typed in exactly (in this example, including the .asp at the end) or the link will not work. Type (without quotes) "www.patient.co.uk/pils.asp".

OpenGPSoC gets under way and is looking for funding

December 11, 2012 — administrator

Pricare attended the OpenGPSoC Town Hall Meeting on Saturday 8th December 2012 and was pleased to see a great turnout and variety of public and commercial bodies at the event. 

The project got off to a roaring start with ideas for direction from many contributors. A number of healthcare organisations were present at the meeting and included NHS Direct, Cerner and Connecting for Health. A reporter from EHI also attended. 

TPP wins £28m Southern contract

December 11, 2012 — administrator

From EHI

TPP has been awarded a long-awaited contract to provide a centrally funded IT system to nine community and child health organisations in the South.
 
A tender worth £28m was issued in August to provide a system for community providers previously covered by the Additional Supply Capability and Capacity programme.
 

Creating Numeric Data Graphs in TPP SystmOne GP

November 24, 2012 — administrator

Clinical staff constantly add numerical data to patient records, whether it be a simple BP reading or filing multiple Pathology reports from hospital labs. But did you know about the handy graphical feature to quickly and clearly display lots of numerical information? 

Using the New Look & Feel in TPP SystmOne

November 24, 2012 — administrator

TPP regularly update SystmOne to ensure users always have the best experience possible. Recently, they have introduced a new feature that makes the user interface look more modern and have additional functionality that introduces screen transitions. These all give SystmOne a polished look and gives the software a new look.

Mobile site for TPP SystmOne and EMIS eLearning materials coming soon...

November 16, 2012 — administrator

By the end of November 2012, Pricare's eLearning site will have a mobile version, allowing easier navigation and reading on your Android, iPad or iPhone device.

This will mean you can read and learn from your mobile device and follow the guides and videos on-screen. This will eliminate the need to constantly switch windows or print guides and have them on your desk.

This new service will be included free of charge for existing and new subscribers.

You can subscribe here.