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  1. 1. DMF Systems 2010 Introduction to DMF Systems And Communicating the Patient Journey
  2. 2. Ethos Going that Extra Mile Because we are Better Together We believe strongly by working together we can jointly develop solutions that will improve patient outcomes and also answer the business case requirement. We work extremely hard to build client confidence which allows us both to begin this journey.
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>In our 12 th Year in business (founded in 1998). </li></ul><ul><li>Self funded and profitable. </li></ul><ul><li>Focussed on Irish & UK Healthcare Market </li></ul><ul><li>Leading provider of Integration Services to Public and Private Hospitals. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 35 individual solutions, “live” in 55+ Irish hospitals including all major HSE Hospitals and DATH’s. </li></ul><ul><li>Management Team have on average 25+ years local and international experience in Healthcare. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What we do <ul><li>We Deliver Cost-effective Health Information Systems for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pathology Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allied Health Information System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospital Administration Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Implementation Services </li></ul><ul><li>Support & maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Application software development </li></ul><ul><li>Design new or enhance existing infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Project Management for fast & proven result </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Clients Tallaght Hospital National Virus Reference Laboratory Cork & Tralee South Infirmary/ Victoria Coombe Women’s Hospital
  6. 6. Introducing GeneCIS ® <ul><li>GeneCIS ® from DMF Systems is a full suite of integrated clinical information systems. </li></ul><ul><li>GeneCIS ® includes the following fully incorporated modules: </li></ul><ul><li>DMF e-Referrals </li></ul><ul><li>DMF e-Scheduler </li></ul><ul><li>DMF MediViewer </li></ul><ul><li>DMF Clinical Summaries </li></ul><ul><li>DMF eDS – Electronic Discharge Summaries </li></ul>
  7. 7. x GeneCIS® was created to improve the quality and flow of clinical communications and diagnostic information between healthcare professionals. GeneCIS ® helps to improve the quality of clinical communication and maintain a consistency of care as the patients passes from GP to Hospital and then back to the GP. Quality, accuracy ,timeliness and ROI from capital investment are the main drivers of this suite of clinical communications. Developed in conjunction with clinicians this suite benefits hospitals and patients alike by helping to improve patient outcomes and improving efficiencies.
  8. 8. e-Referrals e-Referrals: DMF e - Referrals enable primary and secondary care Doctors to refer patients to Consultants and Hospital Departments using rules-based referral guidelines. Guidelines are pre-determined and agreed between the Consultant/Department and referring Doctor. e - Referrals is a web-based product; it can be installed in a data centre or locally in a hospital. The e-Referrals product may be supplied with the DMF e - Scheduler or integrated with the existing hospital scheduling system.
  9. 9. e-Referrals <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Predetermined rules based referral guidelines help to improve the quality of referral and secondary care pathway. </li></ul><ul><li>Appointment slot selection will reduce the level of NDAs. </li></ul><ul><li>Better use of hospital resources as the guidelines may indicate primary care services are appropriate in certain cases. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Figure 1. Manage Referrals
  11. 11. e-Scheduler e-Scheduler: e-Scheduler is a user friendly patient appointments scheduler designed for busy, inter-disciplinary Inpatient, Outpatient and Day Case departments. The clinicians’ diaries are flexible, easy to maintain and booking appointments for procedures, tests or consultations is simple and intuitive.
  12. 12. e-Scheduler Benefits
  13. 13. Figure 1. Appointment Booking – Single Appointment
  14. 14. MediViewer ® Results Online – On Time Providing a safe; secure electronic transport service for all types of healthcare information. Health Information is fully encrypted before being transmitted from one Health Institution to another or between Health Care Professionals (HCP). Once the information has arrived on the recipient's webpage the information is decrypted and is available for that HCP to view. Result Integration is delivered using HL7 which is understood by the vast majority of practice management systems operating today.
  15. 15. MediViewer ® <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Over 550 Healthcare professionals sharing diagnostic and clinical information through the portal. </li></ul><ul><li>Processing and delivering in excess of 80,000 individual test results monthly. </li></ul><ul><li>Each professional accessing the portal on average 1 to 5 times per day. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures better patient outcomes by improving clinician communication pathways. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Introducing: MediLink MediLink is Blackrock Clinics personally branded Mediviewer product.
  17. 17. List the patients results:
  18. 18. eDS - Electronic Discharge Summaries <ul><li>Timely, Complete & Cost Effective </li></ul><ul><li>Quality and timely communication between the hospital and GP upon patient discharge is vital to continuity of care ensuring improved health outcomes, significantly reducing costs and ultimately leading to superior use of scarce hospital and community resources. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Why Discharge Summaries? <ul><li>Quality and Timely communication on discharge means: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuity of care improvements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensures better health outcomes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joined up Healthcare delivery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces re-admission rates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimal use of scarce hospital resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ eDS will save the average PCT in the UK in excess of £200,000 per annum” </li></ul>
  20. 20. It needs to be electronic <ul><li>The original is handwritten and often illegible. </li></ul><ul><li>Results in medication errors and omissions. </li></ul><ul><li>Can take days or even weeks before it’s ready to be sent. </li></ul><ul><li>Significantly reduces readmission rates due to availability . </li></ul><ul><li>Incomplete or incorrect coding i.e. inaccurate costing. </li></ul><ul><li>Shown to save upwards of 20,000 hours in data entry admin work. </li></ul><ul><li>Can only be viewed by one person at a time, Patient’s chart can be difficult to find or unavailable. </li></ul><ul><li>Not available to other Hospital departments if patient re-admitted. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Future Developments <ul><li>We are excited to introduce additional clinician decision support applications to the GeneCIS® Suite. </li></ul><ul><li>We are introducing referral guideline, diagnosis, procedural and medication decision support applications to enhance and aid the decisions of GPs and Junior Doctors. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Thank You <ul><li>Appreciate you taking the time to </li></ul><ul><li>listen to our presentation today. </li></ul>