Wednesday, December 5, 2018
The coming months exacerbate conditions and bring additional pressures to NHS services.
But apps can offer patients a simple, quick and free way to improve their self-management and choose the right services. Reducing winter pressures.
Take steps now and using health-apps may reduce your demands.
Recommend apps to patients in practice, or better still, push out app recommendations to the most vulnerable.
TAKE A LOOK AT ORCHA'S TOP 3 HEALTH APPS FOR CHOOSING WELL THIS WINTER
Zephyr Guide : Help patients with COPD and asthma improve their inhaler’s effectiveness with the zephyr guide.
Evergreen Life: Help keep your weekly flu stats down & get your patients and staff to book their flu jab with evergreen flu jab booker.
Medelinked: Help patients keep a complete health record before an appointment, or access a symptom checker before making the appointment with Medelinked.
REDUCE A&E WAIT TIMES BY 11% WITH WAITLESS
With only 85% of patients currently seen within the government's target of 4 hours (the Independent), reducing waiting times for those in need of emergency services has the potential to improve patient care significantly. Already used across eleven regions, WaitLess helps patients search across walk in centres, minor injury units and A&E departments, to see which units have the shortest wait times for the treatment they need.
We spoke with former General Manager within NHS A&E services and Waitless’ CEO, to find out why it was created, how it works and the results seen:
Get in touch today to put your app plan in practice.