EWSTag: ‘EWS’

Patientrack to help NHS trusts adopt NEWS2 more quickly

7 months ago News
Trusts draw on Patientrack e-observations technology to accelerate adoption of updated national early warning score, ahead of March 2019 deadline. NHS hospitals using Patientrack electronic observations technology are now drawing on the system to help them to comply with a new national early warning score known as NEWS2...

A Scottish first in visibility & rapid response for every deteriorating patient

3 years ago Case Studies
Challenge: Preventing harm – ensuring deteriorating patients are not missed Paper based observations can potentially create a risk of missing deteriorating patients in hospitals. When vital signs observations are confined to paper charts, healthcare professionals have no way of quickly identifying the hospital’s sickest patients easily, so ensuring they receive the timely care they need...

Electronic alerts a step closer

3 years ago Coverage
Paperless capture of vital signs is another step closer at Canterbury District Health Board with the rollout of Patientrack electronic patient observations software and an early warning score (EWS) system now underway in the first ward. Nursing Review reports..

Donald Kennedy, managing director Patientrack, comments on the Nursing Technology Fund

4 years ago News
“The Nursing Technology Fund is a much welcomed example of government listening to the priorities of front line NHS staff, responding to public concerns, and seeking to invest sensibly in the NHS.

Harrogate trust leaps ahead in patient safety with tech fund money

4 years ago News
Faster clinical intervention for deteriorating patients at Harrogate hospital is to improve safety with go-live of Patientrack early warning system A new digital approach to capturing vital signs and recording critical bedside observations will allow hospital staff to respond much more quickly to patients who need urgent attention, following the introduction of Patientrack at Harrogate and Distric…

Electronic system in trial to detect risk of kidney injury

4 years ago Coverage
Technology is helping nurses to spot the warning signs of a potentially fatal condition (subscription required)...

NHS nominates Donald Kennedy for EHI Healthcare IT Champion of the Year award – vote now

4 years ago News
NHS nominates Donald Kennedy for EHI Healthcare IT Champion of the Year award – vote now Our managing director Donald Kennedy is very proud to have been nominated for this year’s Healthcare IT Champion of the Year, the special category at the EHI Awards 2014...