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Presentation of the SIG TEL 4 Health

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This presentation provides an overview of the SIG TEL 4 Health that is located at the CELSTEC institute. We are cooperating with various medical partner organization in European projects on topics like patient safety and patient empowerment. We strongly believe that mobile solutions + semantic and analytic technologies will facilitated the empowered patient and health system of the future.

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Presentation of the SIG TEL 4 Health

  1. 1. 
 TEL 4 Health " Simple mobile ! innovations! Mobile tools to improve patient safety 1
  2. 2. (2012 - 2015) (2009 - 2012) 2
  3. 3. The Problem •  In many cases of avoidable maternal death identified in the UK Confidential Enquiry, care was hampered by a lack of cross-disciplinary or cross-agency cooperation and communication problems, ... WHO Patient Safety Curriculum Guide, 2011 3
  4. 4. List of Errors in Patient Safety •  Share Information with patients •  Tests pending at discharge •  Diagnostic Test Results •  Identified Hospital Dr •  Treatment/hospital course •  Discharge medications •  Main diagnosis •  Follow-up plans •  Physical Findings 91% 65% 38% 25% 22% 21% 18% 14% 11% Kripalani et al., (2007) Deficits in Communication and Information Transfer Between Hospital-Based and Primary Care Physicians. Implications for Patient Safety and Continuity of Care. JAMA. 2007;297(8) 831-841. 4
  5. 5. WHO High 5 Patient Safety The World Health Organization (WHO) lists accurate handovers as one of its High 5 Patient Safety initiatives. Training of handover skills would appear to be a promising approach to improve the quality of patient continue care. WHO Patient Safety Curriculum Guide, 2011 5
  6. 6. What is a HANDOVER? Shorter hospitalizations, more frequent patient transitions à high demands on the quality of clinical handovers
  7. 7. Mobile health projects
  8. 8. Process mapping Handover info
  9. 9. 3 challenges

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