Presentation on theme: "Can virtual cooperation / telemedicine increase medical competence and ensure correct patient treatment? NSRC 2005-02-08 Business Development and ICT usage."— Presentation transcript:
Can virtual cooperation / telemedicine increase medical competence and ensure correct patient treatment? NSRC 2005-02-08 Business Development and ICT usage in Healthcare
The speaker Ola Gran Program Director Telemedicine Dept. Innovation and Medical Informatics, IMI Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset Ola.firstname.lastname@example.org
Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge One of the leading hospitals in Stockholm providing specialised surgery A well-known centre for research, development and training A Center Of Excellence (COE) for upper gastrointestinal surgery 2003 All upper gastrointestinal surgery in Stockholm County Council, to Karolinska Huddinge 2005.
Concentration upper gastrointestinal surgery All upper gastrointestinal surgery within the county council will be concentrated to Karolinska, Huddinge in 2005 Two project groups started 2004 to: - identify and facilitate ICT support - to identify and organise the workflow
Workflow - Local hospital to University hospital Referrels to Univ Hospital Consultation / tests and treatment Back to home Return visit to Univ Hospital Hospital
The new workflow Challenges: –Integration with the daily workflow –Use the existing infrastructures at Huddinge, (labs etc) Benefits: –Increase competence –More effective care cycle –Better service to the patients