Medicmate Slideshow 2007


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MedicMate is an application for Windows Mobile PDAs and smartphones. Has numerous functions for doctors and nurses on the move and acts as a pesonal assistant. The slideset provides a backdrop to MedicMate

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Medicmate Slideshow 2007

  1. 1. MedicMate – the Personal Assistant in Your Pocket<br /><br />
  2. 2. The National Program for IT<br />£12.5 billion program<br />NHS-wide network of desktop applications<br />Designed to “improve patient care through use of IT”<br />Cumbersome and problematic rollout across NHS<br />Excellent resource for ordering tests and retrieving results<br /><br />
  3. 3. Connecting for Health<br />Desk-bound application<br />Not designed for healthcare professionals “on the move”<br /><br />
  4. 4. Healthcare Professionals on the Move<br />Ward round<br />Home visit<br />Community medicine<br />Multidisciplinary shared care<br />
  5. 5. Changing Work Patterns in the NHS<br /><br />
  6. 6. Clinical Governance and Best Practice<br />Evidence based medicine<br />Clinical guidelines and protocols<br /><br />
  7. 7. The BMA Document - “Making IT Work for Junior Doctors”<br />Addresses:<br />Handover<br />Patient lists<br />Clinical Support<br />
  8. 8. “Making IT Work for Junior Doctors” – Patient Lists<br />Many doctors type & store their own patient lists on a home computer<br />Essential information includes patient locations, clinical summaries/active problems and outstanding tasks to be shared with colleagues<br />Current practice flouts data protection legislation<br />Risks patient confidentiality when paper lists are mislaid around the hospital, or at other patients bedsides<br />
  9. 9. “Making IT Work for Junior Doctors” - Handover<br />Responsibility to ensure the safe continuity of information at changes of duty<br />Handover must be comprehensive but succinct<br />Must highlight patients who are unstable and need review<br />Provide access to summary of all other patients’ clinical problems<br />Communicate outstanding clinical tasks which need completion<br />Be alerted to abnormal results from previous shift<br />
  10. 10. “Making IT Work for Junior Doctors” – Clinical Support Systems <br />Many trusts now publish local guidelines <br />National Electronic Library for Health, & commercial/non-for-profit web-sites offer on-line information.<br />Currently guidence not immediately accessible at the bedside in the most appropriate form.<br />In an acute or emergency setting, doctors need:<br />-Readily available, localised information, avoiding convoluted search strategies<br />
  11. 11. MedicMate - Responding to the IT Needs of Medics on the Move<br />On ward rounds and home visits, medics need a mobile device<br />Customisable suite of applications<br />Up-to-date patient database with:<br /> - demographics<br /> - problem list<br /> - jobs (to be done and complete)<br /> - mini-notes (sticky notes)<br />Electronic handover of information<br />Personal compendium of local guidelines and protocols<br />Bleeps, extensions, passwords and codes<br />Personal organiser, reminder alarm, voice recorder<br /><br />
  12. 12. MedicMate – the Personal Assistant in your Pocket<br />Designed to allow<br />paperless and <br />hardcopy handover<br />Runs on any Windows <br />Mobile Phone or PDA<br />Suite of six applications<br /><br />
  13. 13. MedicMate – the Secure and Encrypted Personal Assistant in your Pocket<br />Password protected<br />High level encryption<br /><br />
  14. 14. MedicMate – Customisation<br />Wards <br />Consultants<br />Job categories<br />Medical jotter<br />Frequently used jobs<br />Hospital aircall prefixes<br /><br />
  15. 15. MedicMate – Patient Zone<br />Name, dob, age calculator<br />Hospital number<br />Ward<br />Consultant<br />Active and inactive problem list<br />Jobs to be done and completed<br />Mini-notes (sticky note)<br /><br />
  16. 16. Sticky Notes<br />
  17. 17. MedicMate – Bluetooth and Infra-red Handover<br /><br />
  18. 18. MedicMate – Bluetooth Handover<br />Filter patient database (eg by consultant and/or ward)<br />Transfer details of ward, consultant, problem list, completed and incomplete jobs<br />Indicate patient priority<br />Transfer mini notes (as sticky note)<br />Print hardcopy as well!<br /><br />
  19. 19. MedicMate – prints hardcopy as well<br />
  20. 20. MedicMate – Medical Jotter<br />Supports text, drawing and voice recording<br />Build your personal mobile e-book of guidelines and protocols<br />Share developments on MedicMate Wiki site <br /><br />
  21. 21. MedicMate – Miscellaneous Jobs <br />Create and manage personal tasks not necessarily related to patient activity<br />Eg “Arrrange appraisal”, “Get forms signed”<br /><br />
  22. 22. MedicMate – Switchboard<br />Hospital extensions (searched by name or department)<br />Important telephone numbers<br />Aircall numbers<br />Codes<br />Passswords<br /><br />
  23. 23. MedicMate – Worldwide <br /><br />
  24. 24. MedicMate – the Personal Assistant for Mobile Medics<br />
  25. 25. MedicMate – The PA in Your Pocket<br /><br />
  26. 26. SotiDemo <br /><br />