Effective, safe handover of care is a key priority for healthcare organisations – the breakdown of this process can lead to serious adverse events in care outcomes. Shift-work patterns also create a greater emphasis on the continuity of information to be able to provide effective patient care and safety.
Full audit trail
With a full audit trail and a range of reporting options, not only are patients and clinicians protected, but the trust can also use audit information as an education source to improve care and patient outcomes. The process is overseen by a senior clinician; to maintain a high standard of clinical governance, and supports the continuing education of junior doctors.
An award-winning system
Our eHandover solution was developed in partnership with Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. The solution won the ‘best use of IT in patient safety’ at the EHI awards 2011. In 2014, the HSJ ‘value and improvement in medical technology’ was won by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust for their use of eHandover.