Outlining how Croydon Health Services Trust used real-time data to clinically prioritise and expedite the patient journey through the emergency department and improve safety
Examining how the trust embedded data into the emergency department, including to identify steps across the patient workflow where delays most consistently happened
Partnering with a private sector organisation to utilise an electronic allocation system, enabling doctors to prioritise scan completion and reporting based on clinical urgency, and providing real-time information on delays
Understanding the importance of enabling doctors to clinically prioritise the order in which images are completed and reported, to provide transparency across the initiative
Highlighting the success of the initiative, which after three months reduced the time to complete imaging in accident and emergency for and high priority cases to 38 minutes, a 27 per cent reduction.