Online GP consultation passes one million patient requests -

Online GP consultation passes one million patient requests

Online GP consultation passes one million patient requests. One million patient requests have been managed by GP practices using the askmyGP online consultation and workflow system since September 2018. The system is used by practices across the UK with a combined list size of 545,485. Clinicians at the practices use the system’s online triage tools[…]

Healthcare organisations offered funding to deploy Patients Know Best -

Healthcare organisations offered funding to deploy Patients Know Best

Healthcare organisations offered funding to deploy Patients Know Best.  Patients Know Best (PKB) has been selected by NHS England to support up to six areas to deploy its patient portal. The Innovation and Technology 2019/20 programme chose Patients Know Best (PKB) as an interoperable personal health record (PHR) tool, giving a number of healthcare organisations[…]

Message-based consultation app Docly registers with CQC -

Message-based consultation app Docly registers with CQC

Message-based consultation app Docly registers with CQC. A message-based GP consultation app has been registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Docly allows patients to fill out a questionnaire about their symptoms and a GP is able to message them via the app to offer advice on suitable treatment and, if needed, send a prescription.[…]

Virtual assistant launched by Moorfields Eye Hospital - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Virtual assistant launched by Moorfields Eye Hospital

Virtual assistant launched by Moorfields Eye Hospital. Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new virtual assistant designed to engage with patients and provide 24/7 answers and information. The virtual assistant, known as the Oriel Assistant, will provide answers to questions from patients, staff and the general public and let them have their[…]

Mon health center works in virtual reality with patients

Mon health center works in virtual reality with patients

Mon health center works in virtual reality with patients. Photo Provided Karen Buckton, a resident of Rock Cave, W.Va., and a cancer patient at Mon Health Medical Center in Morgantown, W.Va., tries on virtual reality goggles while undergoing treatment. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Dr. Jaschar Shakuri-Rad, a urologist at the Mon Health Medical Center in Morgantown,[…]

Patients will use health wearables to reduce trips to the doctor-

Patients will use health wearables to reduce trips to the doctor

Patients will use health wearables to reduce trips to the doctor. Patients said they would use a wearable health monitoring device if it meant it could reduce the number of times they had to physically visit a doctor or hospital. (DragonImages/Getty) Turns out, patients might be more willing to wear an Apple Watch, or some[…]