– Alder Hey Children’s Hospital signs with MEDITECH to harness next-generation Expanse electronic patient record (EPR) platform to advance its Digital Future Strategy.
– Alder Hey is the first MEDITECH NHS customer in the UK to leverage the web-based Expanse technology for enhanced patient care and productivity.
Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Europe has signed an agreement with MEDITECH to implement their web-based MEDITECH Expanse electronic patient record (EPR) for enhanced patient care and productivity. As one of Europe’s biggest and busiest children’s hospitals, Alder Hey is the first MEDITECH NHS customer in the UK to leverage the web-based Expanse technology to advance its Digital Futures Strategy.
Recognized by the NHS as a Global Digital Exemplar, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital cares for over 330,000 children, young people, and their families every year. In 2015 it opened a state-of-the-art hospital alongside brand-new research, innovation and education center. In addition to the main hospital site, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital offers pediatric services at a number of community sites and hold local clinics across Merseyside, Cumbria, Shropshire, Wales and the Isle of Man.
MEDITECH Expanse Furthers Alder Hey’s Digital Futures Strategy
The move to Expanse will provide the organization with advanced technology that will elevate care and quality outcomes and support their efforts to ultimately achieve HIMSS Stage 7. The platform provides a complete view of the patient across care settings. Alder Hey will also benefit from enhanced workflows, interoperability, and analytics.
Expanse will help further Alder Hey’s Digital Futures Strategy, a five-year plan designed to provide the best possible digital and technology services to support, enable, and drive clinical excellence, digital quality improvement, outcomes, and patient safety.
“We are committed to providing our patients, and their families, with exceptional care,” said Kate Warriner, Chief Digital and Information Officer at Alder Hey NHS Foundation Trust. “Digital technology can enhance everything we do and we are looking forward to harnessing the power of Expanse to transform the way we work and provide patients with a new level of care.”