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RJAH NHS Trust to use System C EPR


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Image source: From System C: Stacey Keegan, the trust’s chief executive officer, signing the contract alongside Craig Macbeth, chief finance and planning officer, and Liz Slynn, commercial director, System C

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RJAH) has finalised a 10-year contract with System C to deliver an integrated electronic patient record (EPR) system.

The trust, which is an orthopaedic centre of excellence, has obtained funding under the NHS Transformation Directorate’s Digital Aspirant programme for NHS bodies to raise their levels of digital maturity.

It plans to use System C’s advanced core solution to provide electronic notes to all wards, with electronic prescribing, the ability to order tests electronically and received the results, and allow patients to modify their own appointments.

Plans for further functions include managing patient flow with key information made available on electronic ward whiteboards, care co-ordination with electronic clinical handovers, team to team referrals, alerts and team communications, as well as a clinical narrative module and theatre management through integration with Bluespier software. 

Joined up care

Simon Adams, digital director at RJAH, commented: “This is a very exciting development for the trust and wider integrated care system.  The new system will enable the trust to deliver better and more joined up care for our patients through a secure and modern platform, enabling our patients and staff to communicate digitally and improve the quality and safety of our services.”

The trust already uses System C’s CareFlow e-observations and medicines management modules that will be integrated with the EPR.

The company is also a strategic Care Alliance partner with Graphnet that powers the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin ICS’s shared care record - One Health and Care - which the EPR will eventually feed into.

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