Reference 2018-378

REF:            2018-378

Subject:        Interoperability and Bedside Connectivity

 

 

Request:

UNDERSTANDING CURRENT BEDSIDE MONITORING SYSTEMS IN ACUTE TRUSTS IN ENGLAND

Question 1 Does your trust currently use bedside patient monitoring equipment of vital signs (i.e. heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen saturations, etc.) that is interoperable with your trusts Electronic Patient Record System?

[Yes or No]

Question 1(a) If yes, what is the provider and product name?

Question 1(b) How do the bedside monitoring equipment integrate with your system? Please choose most appropriate answer,

[A] Directly connected through interoperable (e.g. API enabled) software – “the results are automatically pushed to our existing EPR system for doctors to see in realtime” [B] Connected through an eObs system – “the healthcare professional manually inputs the results of their recorded observations into a system separate from the EPS system” [C] Connected through an eObs system – “the healthcare professional manually inputs the results of their recorded observations into a system that updates directly to the EPS system” [D] Other, Please specify

 Question 1(c)

If no, does your trust have the plan to acquire such equipment (as described in Question 1) over the next three financial years (2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21)? Please specify the year and how you are planning to procure this,

 

UNDERSTANDING THE CURRENT IT PROVIDER LANDSCAPE, IT’S DYNAMICS AND EXISTING INTEROPERABILITY IN ACUTE TRUSTS IN ENGLAND

Question 2 2a). Which Patient Administration System (PAS) does your trust currently use?

2b). When does your current PAS contract expire?

2c). What is the annual cost for using your chosen PAS?

2d). With which other systems in your trust is the PAS interoperative with?

Please list all which are interoperable

 

Question 3 3a). Which Electronic Patient Record system (EPR) does your trust currently use?

3b). When does your current EPR contract expire?

3c). What is the annual cost for using your chosen EPR?

3d). With which other systems in your trust is the EPR interoperative with?

Please list all which are interoperable______________

3e). Does your EPR integrate with any Primary Care systems (e.g. SystemOne or EMIS Web)

3f). What does these systems permit (1-way viewing of notes / results / etc or 2-way notes / results entering)?

 

Question 4 4a). If you use a separate Mental Health EPR, which provider and product do you currently use?

4b). When does the contract with your current provider expire?

4c). What is the annual cost for using your chosen Mental Health EPR system?

4d). With which other systems in your trust is the Mental Health EPR system interoperative with?

Please list all which are interoperable______________

 

Question 5 5a). Which system does your trust currently use to monitor flow through the Emergency Department (provider and product)?

5b). When does the contract with your current provider expire?

5c). What is the annual cost for using your chosen system?

5d). With which other systems in your trust is the system interoperative with?

Please list all which are interoperable______________

 

Question 6 6a). Which bed management system does your trust currently use?

6b). When does the contract with your current provider expire?

6c). What is the annual cost for using your chosen bed management system?

6d). With which other systems in your trust is the bed management system interoperative with?

Please list all which are interoperable______________

 

Question 7 7a). Which radiology information system does your trust currently use?

7b). When does the contract with your current provider expire?

7c). What is the annual cost for using your chosen radiology information system?

7d). With which other systems in your trust is the radiology information system interoperative with?

Please list all which are interoperable______________

 

Question 8 8a). Which laboratory information system (biochem/pathology) does your trust currently use?

8b). When does the contract with your current provider expire?

8c). What is the annual cost for using your chosen laboratory information system?

8d). With which other systems in your trust is the laboratory information system interoperative with?

Please list all which are interoperable______________

 

Question 9 9a). Does your trust use an Electronic Prescribing system? If so, what is the provider / product name? If no, please answer n/a to questions 8a, b, c and d.

9b). When does the contract with your current provider expire?

9c). What is the annual cost for using your chosen Electronic Prescribing system?

9d). With which other systems in your trust is the Electronic Prescribing system interoperative with?

Please list all which are interoperable______________

 

Question 10 10a). Which Maternity services IT system does your trust currently use?

10b). When does the contract with your current provider expire?

10c). What is the annual cost for using your chosen Maternity services IT system?

10d). With which other systems in your trust is the Maternity services IT system interoperative with?

Please list all which are interoperable______________

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2018-378 – FOI Request – Interoperability and Bedside Connectivity [148 kb] PDF