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A sit down with Dr Paul Deffley on the topic of digital solutions for the NHS

Alcidion Chief Medical Officer, Dr Paul Deffley, spoke to the Editor of Building Better Healthcare, Sophie Bullimore, about the main issues affecting the digital transformation of the NHS

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Is ‘smart health tech’ solving the right problems for the NHS?

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We need to focus on solving the right problems with technology, and facilitate better conditions, in order to improve smart healthcare adoption at scale in the NHS, writes Dr Paul Deffley, chief medical officer for Alcidion.

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The Philosophy of Flow 

Electronic patient journey boards to optimise patient flow

Addressing the challenges in our emergency departments in the context of today’s increasing volumes, limited capacity, funding constraints, and exhausted healthcare workers is a complex task. In this article, Nick White and Paul Deffley share Alcidion’s philosophy of flow, drawing inspiration from Lean Manufacturing principles, to address patient flow blockages along the various ‘ramps’ in a healthcare system.

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CEO Emma Hossack discusses MSIA & government engagement, sharing by default, and Alcidion’s partnership with Leidos

A recent Health Services Daily article titled “Third degree with MSIA CEO Emma Hossack,” provides insights into the challenges and opportunities facing the Australian medical software sector, from the perspective of Emma Hossack, CEO of the Medical Software Industry Association (MSIA).

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Errors are inevitable, and we need digital systems that understand that 

The management of clinical results is a huge part of a clinician’s daily life. It forms a key part of most patient journeys, with 95% of patient pathways involving a blood test.

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International Patient Summary (IPS) & the Impact on Patient Care Across Borders 

The International Patient Summary is a standard in healthcare that provides a common format to exchange information such as patient demographics, allergies, medications, vital signs, and more.

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Bridging Academia and Industry: UTS Student, Jessica Wilson’s Internship with Alcidion  

At Alcidion, we value creativity and innovation. One way we bring these values to life is our partnership with University of Technology Sydney (UTS) as a sponsor for their Bachelor of Information Technology Scholarship (BIT). 

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A Guide to FHIR Events Platforms and the Advantages over FHIR Servers and HIEs

Underpinning Miya Precision is a FHIR events platform that has been built from the ground up to standardise and store data in a FHIR format, facilitate clinical workflows, and enable real-time exchange of data.

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Alcidion’s Miya Noting enhances clinician experience at South Tees

Nurses and doctors at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have highlighted the positive impacts of Miya Noting, a new digital noting solution which saves time and simplifies ways of working. On the first day of using the Miya Noting component, healthcare professionals said they were amazed by the hours of time saved. One junior […]

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How to get patients flowing: 12 uses of AI to unblock hospitals 

There is a great deal of focus given to the use of explainable AI in diagnostic applications, supporting clinicians in improving both the accuracy of diagnosis and in the speed to arrive at a diagnosis. A recent article titled ‘The AI will see you now’ published in the Wall Street Journal highlights the power of […]

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How command centres are driving safe, efficient patient flow through hospital and beyond

Every day, our integrated care systems manage the delicate balance of providing the care patients need, whilst creating capacity to support new patients as they come into the system. This task is more complex than it may seem, with a wide range of constraints including management of staffing levels, bed availability, specialist capabilities, equipment availability, […]

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Addressing Challenges in the User Experience with A Human-Centered Design Approach

When it comes to building virtual care solutions, designing an intuitive user experience is key. However, challenges can arise in the user experience when developers fail to consider the solution from the perspective of different user personas. Take for instance, Alcidion’s smartphone app, Miya Care, which empowers patients to remotely share clinical data with their […]

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