"NHS Near Me has received this year’s Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Lucian Leape Institute Medtronic Safety and Culture Technology Award for improving patient safety through the successful implementation of technology and culture change.
"To date, NHS Near Me has provided 2,700 video consultations across 31 clinical specialties, which at the current level of usage is saving an estimated 350,000 travel miles a year for patients and clinicians across Highland."
Attend Anywhere congratulates NHS Highland and the NHS Near Me team, and in particular the clinical teams for receiving the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Lucian Leape Institute Medtronic Safety Culture & Technology Innovator Award.
Our crew are so happy & proud to play a part - helping services like NHS Near Me is our raison d'être!
A great video case-study from GP Near Me about the use of #AttendAnywhere. Dr Houston used NHS Near Me for GP appointments in Wick in NHS Highland.
"Our banners are ready for the video consultations go-live, and we are starting to recruit patients very soon! Keep an eye out for these banners around outpatients with information about @attendanywhere or visit the Trust website."
Succinct, informative and friendly: https://youtu.be/6IzAg0SHKFo
Jeane Freeman MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, opens the "Making the Most of Attend Anywhere" Conference
The conference, hosted in Central Hall, Edinburgh, was attended by around 200 Attend Anywhere users. As well as viewing specific use-cases and pilot programmes, the attendees participated in a range of parallel workshops, including:
"New, full-fibre broadband networks go live in the Outer Hebrides/Na h-Eileanan Siar"
Joe FitzPatrick, Scottish Government Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing:
"Programmes such as Attend Anywhere give patients the ability to have virtual appointments with healthcare professionals via their laptop, tablet or mobile – a service the residents of Grimsay and Great Bernera can now access, thanks to the high quality and future-proofed digital infrastructure delivered by the DSSB programme."
Consultant ophthalmologist and director of digital innovation at Moorfields, Peter Thomas, and Iain Livingstone, consultant ophthalmologist and the acute tele-ophthalmology system lead deliver the world’s first tele-examination of an eye in 4K resolution using Attend Anywhere.
Photo: Moorfields Eye Hospital