Patients From North Cumbria Integrated Acute Care to Receive Expedited Care While Waiting for Long-Term Care Placement

NORTH CUMBRIA INTEGRATED CARE AND CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL GO LIVE WITH ELECTRONIC PATHWAY FOR PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ACUTE CARE USING STRATA HEALTH TECHNOLOGY.

(January 2022) Strata Health is pleased to announce the brokerage pathway in Strata Pathways is now live with North Cumbria Integrated Care (NCIC) and Cumbria County Council (CCC).

This innovation will allow Transfer of Care Teams in NCIC to make electronic requests to set up packages of care and/or facilitate short-term care that can bridge the gap as a patient waits for long-term care placements. These electronic requests will source the most appropriate care from approved providers, expediting the care received.

The brokerage team will be able to receive requests, allowing them to then source the appropriate care from CCC approved providers.

Anticipated benefits for providers and patients include:

  • Secure transmission of care data.
  • Informed decisions around care and appropriate care providers.
  • A consistent, fail-safe referral process where no patient falls through the cracks.

From here, Strata Health will work with NCIC and CCC to continually improve this referral process through automation and integration. Next, we will work to implement full integration of the NCIC Patient Administration System to automate data entry into Strata PathWays. Ultimately, this will capture a richer dataset, assisting the brokerage team to make the best possible decisions for patient care.

We look forward to working with our partners in North Cumbria Integrated Care and Cumbria County Council to lead the way on innovative solutions that improve patient flow and health outcomes.

 

About North Cumbria Integrated Care

North Cumbria Integrated Care (NCIC) provides hospital and community health services to half a million people and delivers over 70 services across 15 main locations, employing over 6500 staff. As an integrated care organisation, NCIC works side by side with partners and the wider community to join up health and care for patients.

For more information, visit: www.ncic.nhs.uk

About Cumbria County Council

Cumbria County Council serves the people of Cumbria and is responsible for strategic local community services, including education, youth services, social services and town and country planning.

For more information, visit: www.cumbria.gov.uk

About Strata Health 

With over 20 years of experience in the health technology sector, Strata Health is the leading provider of intelligent, digital tools for resource allocation, patient transitions, and patient flow innovation across the care continuum. Strata Health supports healthcare clients on three continents, helping over 12 million patients worldwide get the care they need faster. Strata’s software solutions improve the healthcare experience for patients, clinicians, and health jurisdictions worldwide.

For more information, visit www.stratahealth.com

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