Ensures continuity of care across multiple care settings

Improve efficiency for discharging patients, saving time and freeing up resources.

  • Secondary care


Features and Benefits

  • Fully documented discharge summary.
  • Combine medicines management and discharge summary.
  • Discharge letters sent to GPs and patients within 24 hours.
  • Accurate and legible discharge information.
  • Seamless handover of on-going care.
  • Faster patient discharge turn-around times.
  • Safer prescribing and dispensing of discharge medication.
  • Improved communication across all care settings.
  • Better visibility of discharge activity.
  • Meet key performance targets.

The timely communication of accurate and legible discharge summaries is a key performance target for hospitals.

The latest NHS directive urges hospitals to carry out at least 35 per cent of discharges before midday, to help prevent delayed discharges. EMIS Health’s eDischarge solution combines electronic discharge summaries and medicines management workflow, and helps meet these targets.

By capturing all relevant patient information throughout the patient’s journey, information can be kept up to date more easily and follow ups and referrals can be prepared in advance, saving time for clinicians and staff.  

eDischarge provides seamless handover between secondary and primary care for the ongoing care of patients after their episode of care in hospital. 

“Discharge letters could take anywhere up to 3 months to be dictated and typed – now information is sent within 24 hours”

Clinical lead, North Manchester Hospital


We’ve been committed to interoperability for over 30 years. We believe that connecting patient information across healthcare settings enables better care, which is why our solutions are developed with interoperability in mind.

Through our Partner Programme, we also work with over 40 different companies, so that you can choose from a wide range of additional products that seamlessly exchange data with our products. 

Find out more about interoperability

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