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BBC Breakfast reports on NHS Fife innovation with Patientrack – Donald Kennedy responds

2 years ago News
BBC Breakfast has today reported on NHS Fife’s pioneering patient safety work in Scotland, where the health board is using Patientrack to identify and respond to deteriorating patients. It emerged in March last year that the health board had witnessed significant improvement in clinical practice by using the Patientrack early warning system, reducing adverse events including cardiac arrests...

NHS Fife wins national EHI Award for patient safety work with Patientrack

2 years ago News
Scottish hospital recognised for UK-wide best use of IT to promote patient safety, after reducing cardiac arrests and transforming clinical practice with Patientrack NHS Fife has been praised as a national example for promoting patient safety at the 10th anniversary EHI Awards, after dramatically cutting cardiac arrests and improving care with Patientrack’s early warning technology...

System gets to the heart of cutting cardiac arrests

2 years ago Coverage
A system which has cut cardiac arrests by more than two thirds in the busiest area of the Victoria Hospital has been praised...

NHS Fife wins award after cutting cardiac arrests with Patientrack

2 years ago News
Scottish health board recognised in two digital health awards across the UK, after clinical and eHealth staff transform care and patient safety through digital observations and alerting NHS Fife has won a prestigious digital health award after frontline doctors and nurses have delivered rapid improvements in patient safety by harnessing an early warning technology known as Patientrack...

‘Track and trigger’ cuts cardiac arrests

3 years ago Coverage
NHS Fife reports sharp fall in hospital incidents following deployment of real time system for alerts on vital signs..

NHS Fife introduce life saving hi-tech monitoring system which has cut cardiac arrests by two thirds

3 years ago Coverage
DR Gavin Simpson of NHS Fife, said: “Any clinician can now instantly see the profiles of the sickest patients in the hospital...

Warning system cuts heart deaths

3 years ago Coverage
An electronic early warning system is cutting the number of heart attacks in hospitals by alerting doctors to when patients are at risk...

E-observations reduce cardiac arrests in Scottish hospital

3 years ago Coverage
NHS Fife has seen a significant reduction in cardiac arrests in one of its hospital’s busiest areas after deploying an electronic observations and early warning system...