Patient Digital Participation - NEW
Using technology to keep patients informed of and involved with their care has multiple benefits. Care can be delivered in a more responsive and personalised fashion, enhancing both the experience and effectiveness of treatment. Digital participation can reduce the number of hospital and GP visits needed and radically improve a patients’ ability to manage their own care.
HSJ Awards winners of this new category for 2018 will be able to demonstrate comprehensive solutions for patients to interact with their care. Considerations will be given to the ease of access and use, cost benefit assessment and clear demonstrable beneficial outcomes for patients, efficiencies and potential for roll out
- Outline the vision of the project or initiative, what has been proposed and what goals were set
- Patient outcomes are key here and ambition must be aligned with improving participation and care
- Evidence of meaningful uptake from patients, for example a percentage of usage
- Evidence that the uptake has had a positive effect on the patient outcomes
- Testimonials from patients who participating in the programme
- Where did the initiative start and how has it been adopted by others within the organisation or other organisations?
- Has the participation of patients through technology improved any elements of their care?
- What has been the effect of patient participation through technology on time savings for staff, savings for the organisation or efficiencies?
- How were patients involved in the design of the digital participation?
- Evidence that the interface was tested through user groups including staff and patients