Mobile Access To GP Records

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This project provided to GPs access to patient notes whilst away from the their GP surgeries.

The technology used iPads and Samsung tablets to be able to connect remotely with EMIS and INPS applications.

This was a pilot project which, after 12 months, was concluded due to challenges around connectivity, wifi coverage and a lack of wifi in the surgeries at that time.

Sector
Medical Technologies
Health Board
  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
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  • Lessons learnt
  • Outcomes

Challenges:

Delays in national agreements with EMIS.

Connectivity

Wifi coverage

Lack of wifi in the surgeries at that time.

Better access to medical records to assist in decision making in treatment and diagnosis.