Adastra out-of-hours patient management system is now used across the whole of Scotland
Tayside, Forth Valley and Borders NHS Boards have recently gone live with Adastra from Advanced Health & Care (Advanced). Adastra, which is a market-leading patient management system designed specifically for out-of-hours, urgent and unscheduled care, is now used across all 14 NHS Boards in Scotland.
Adastra operates across seven locations in Tayside, three locations in Forth Valley and five locations in Borders, replacing a legacy patient management solution previously used across all three Boards.
The Adastra patient management system, which supports efficient and clinically safe case management over the phone, in consultation rooms and in the home, strongly supports the Scottish Government’s e-health strategy. This includes delivering integration with all the supporting e-health resources required by out-of-hours clinicians.
The e-health strategy mandates all Scottish health boards to use information and technology to maximise efficiency and savings; to enable people to communicate with NHSScotland; to contribute to care integration; to improve the availability of information and to improve the safety of people taking medicines.
Adastra is being used by the consortium to record all patient care activity and support effective clinical assessment.
Adastra links seamlessly to NHS24, an online and telephone-based service that is designed to provide comprehensive up-to-date health information and self-care advice which is available to patients 24/7.
Advanced’s Adastra system is used within organisations across the UK and Ireland including GP out-of-hours services; NHS 111 services; walk-in centres; urgent care centres; minor injuries units and community nursing teams.
For more information about the Adastra product or to arrange an appointment please contact Advanced Health & Care on 01233 722670.
Notes to Editor
This contract was negotiated by NHS National Services Scotland (NSS), working on behalf of NHSScotland. NSS provides advice and services to the rest of NHSScotland. These include IT healthcare solutions, supporting the right people to access patient information at the right time, making healthcare safer and faster.
About Advanced Health & Care
Advanced Health & Care is a leading supplier of IT management systems for urgent & unplanned care, homecare, residential care, hospices, mobile information for community carers and back-office management systems for NHS trusts, local authorities and care providers.
Working with partners in the NHS, local government and the private sector, Advanced Health & Care is delivering IT solutions in support of safe, efficient care delivery with integrated management information. Advanced’s unique proposition is its range of integrated care solutions offering visibility of information for both the commissioner and care provider.
The Advanced Health & Care suite of products includes: Adastra, CareSys, Crosscare, Smart Business Suite, iConnect, iNurse, Advanced End-of-Life Care Register, Saturn & StaffPlan.
Adastra from Advanced Health & Care is the leading patient management system for out-of-hours, urgent and unscheduled care across the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Over 1000 care provider organisations use IT solutions from Advanced Health & Care. Additionally, across the Advanced Computer Software Group, over 1,000 customers use Advanced’s software applications in cloud environments meaning that Advanced Health & Care is ideally placed to deliver cloud-based Adastra.
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