The number of patients triaged in the emergency department within 15 minutes has improved thanks to a new Analytic Command Centre

 
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 The number of patients triaged in the emergency department within 15 minutes has improved thanks to a new Analytic Command Centre

A real-time analytics solution which was created in December 2018 at the Trust’s Royal Lancaster Infirmary site is helping staff to improve patient management, care and experience. 

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The Analytic Command Centre was designed to work in a similar way to airport air traffic control and displays live information about patients throughout their hospital stay, from incoming patients travelling via ambulance to patients waiting for discharge home.

 Improvements so far include:

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) holds patient flow meetings every two hours in the Analytic Command Centre which helps teams to better analyse the emergency care setting and patient flow in and out of the hospital.

The new screens show live information including:

Rob O’Neill, Head of Information, UHMBT, added: “Advanced analytics is helping us to deliver the highest standard of patient care as efficiently as possible in this area. By immersing our colleagues in real-time data it gives them the opportunity to pre-empt and react quickly to changing demand.”

‘Foluke Ajayi, Chief Operating Officer, UHMBT, said: “We have seen some fantastic results since the Analytic Command Centre was implemented which is helping our teams to plan ahead with the resources they have to give the very best care to our patients.”


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