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NHS Long Term Plan – an opportunity to build on digital patient safety advances

5 months ago News
Patientrack general manager Donald Kennedy responds to the NHS Long Term Plan “Patient safety has been deservedly recognised as one of ten priority areas in a strengthened efficiency and productivity programme, described in the NHS Long Term Plan. A new ten-year national strategy is now expected in 2019 focussing on improving patient safety and reducing harm...

Patientrack to Help NHS Trusts Adopt NEWS2 more Quickly

1 year ago Coverage
NHS hospitals using Patientrack electronic observations technology are now drawing on the system to help them to comply with a new national early warning score known as NEWS2. Central NHS bodies, which have mandated adoption, believe NEWS2 will help to improve the identification and management of sepsis and other serious conditions...

Patientrack working with NHS to increase adoption of early warning score

1 year ago Coverage
NHS hospitals are using e-observation technology to help them comply with a new national early warning score known as News2. NHS Trusts use Patientrack to help detect patient deterioration, as well as potentially deadly conditions such as sepsis and acute kidney injury...

BBC Breakfast reports on NHS Fife innovation with Patientrack – Donald Kennedy responds

2 years ago News
BBC Breakfast has today reported on NHS Fife’s pioneering patient safety work in Scotland, where the health board is using Patientrack to identify and respond to deteriorating patients. It emerged in March last year that the health board had witnessed significant improvement in clinical practice by using the Patientrack early warning system, reducing adverse events including cardiac arrests...

An explosion of real clinical engagement in 2017

2 years ago News
In a comment originally published in, Donald Kennedy, managing director of Patientrack, outlines his predictions for 2017. 2017 will be a year for listening to real frontline demands and responding fast with digital solutions.

£4bn NHS tech move will unleash confidence in UK companies

3 years ago Blog
The UK’s small and medium sized technology companies can invest more in helping the NHS, meaning less reliance on global software giants, writes Donald Kennedy, Patientrack managing director New confidence can be taken by healthcare technology and solutions companies across the UK, following the government’s latest announcements on NHS IT investment...

Electronic observations key to addressing sepsis crisis, says Patientrack

3 years ago News
Digital observations technology should be seen as an essential part of the solution to managing sepsis required by NCEPOD report UK hospitals can address many of the issues raised in November’s Just Say Sepsis report from the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) through electronic observations and assessment technology, specialist healthcare company Patientrack h…

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…