Wednesday 10 June 2020

*UKHotViewsExtra* Digital tech from DXC transforms mental health services

Mental health and well-being is an increasingly high priority in the UK and one of the areas where we expect to see increased investment as part of the 2019 NHS Long Term Plan (see NHS Long Term Plan: what does it mean for tech?). The personalisation of healthcare – with more ‘self-service’ through digital tools and portals – and digitalisation of services such as prescribing, also feature prominently in the Plan.

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News from DXC Technology today illustrates these trends nicely, particularly the potential for the adoption of digital services to support mental health services in the UK. North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust is using DXC’s Open Health Connect platform to enable young people to use a digital portal to self-refer to local mental health services; and Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with DXC Lorenzo Electronic Prescribing and Medication Management (ePMA), a new digital approach to prescribing and administering medicines for NHS mental health professionals. Read more....

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Posted by Tola Sargeant at '10:06' - Tagged: nhs   contract   healthcare  

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