Tracking down kidney failure: Western Sussex develops AKI alerts

3 years ago Coverage
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been developing acute kidney injury alerts for Patientrack, and is now planning a big expansion of its use of IT. Lyn Whitfield went to visit...

NHS hospitals tackle deadly condition through UK SME partnership: Key address at EHI Live 2015

4 years ago News
EHI Live to hear from Donald Kennedy on how partnerships between the NHS and the UK’s smaller companies are making a real difference in tackling major health challenges – 4th November, keynote stage An NHS project to predict instances of acute kidney injury (AKI) and reduce avoidable deaths associated with the devastating condition, is to form the foundation of a keynote speech at EHI Li…

How can IT contribute to NHS efficiency?

4 years ago Coverage
The government is demanding £22bn in efficiency savings from the NHS. What role can IT play in cutting the spiralling costs of healthcare?..

Pioneering project to predict and prevent AKI makes EHI Awards finals

4 years ago News
Western Sussex Hospitals and Patientrack patient safety collaboration gets national recognition Ground-breaking work to alert doctors and nurses to patients at risk of the devastating effects of acute kidney injury (AKI), has made it through to the final stage of the EHI Awards 2015...

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Patientrack team up in bid to help prevent acute kidney injury

4 years ago Coverage
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been working alongside Patientrack, an IT provider for the NHS, to develop a system to automatically detect and help prevent acute kidney injury (AKI), which is believed to be linked to as many as 100,000 deaths in UK hospitals every year, at a cost to the NHS of between £434m and £620m...

Automatic electronic alerts are revolutionising care for AKI patients

4 years ago Coverage
A new data-driven innovation in caring for patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) will provide real-time preventive information for doctors and nurses at the hospital bed...

Patientrack AKI Case Study

4 years ago Resources
Patientrack is an award winning, always-on, active safety and communication system that is welcomed by clinicians and delivers measurable sustainable benefits...

Predict, prevent and manage acute kidney injury: A UK collaboration

4 years ago Coverage
Professor Lui Forni, Dr Richard Venn, and Dr Luke Hodgson explore how Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is using cutting-edge technology to tackle acute kidney injury..