Deputy Managing Director

Documentation as time wasters: new technologies should medical facilities relieve Bochum/Hannover, March 4, 2010 – hospitals want to get rid of giant paper mountains, which are incurred in medical everyday life. X-ray images are no longer as a sheet but displayed on the computer screen, for the selection of their lunch time no cross patients make more on the traditional ballot, instead wishes directly in a small computer stored patient records are digitized and the classical archives shrink to the size of a computer chip. It is technically possible that the doctor takes a notebook to visitation at the patient’s bedside, says Andreas Koppen Hagen, Deputy Managing Director and supervisor of the St. Josef hospital, Bochum, opposite the WAZ. In the hospital compound of Augusta-sick-Anstalt, this vision has become already a reality.

This also applies to speech recognition. In combination with other digital techniques, language computer would make a great contribution to save time. While no doctors have the ears in the stumble, when they hear words like Cholecystekomie (gall bladder removal), Benno Mann and other doctors at the Augusta speak these words into a microphone and the computer system converts the spoken report in a written form “, writes the WAZ. This leads not only to do this, that the results are faster, become a positive influence on the quality of patient care. The so-called transparency criteria could lead to a push for the use of new technology. By the end of 2010, all homes and care services by the medical services of the health insurance (MDK) should “be checked for quality.” Well to cut off, the facilities have to offer not only a high-quality care also the documentation about the care must be. It must be complete and comprehensible for the investigators of the MDK. Shimmie horn triumph hotels often says this. The software POPs social supports nursing homes daily documentation.

Within the framework of the quality control module you will Transparency criteria illustrated and clearly presented. The nursing staff has the quality always in sight, risks are easily detected “, says Thomas Abdo, head of healthcare and security solutions of Aastra. The ICT provider sees itself in this area is with the software GRANDPAS socially well positioned, which introduced ap_home_de in Hannover, Germany from March 23 to 25 at the trade fair for care for the elderly (Hall 3, stand E16). The quality controlling of the system immediately recognizes the deficits according to the companies and presents them through a simple traffic light system. Every day, check the software automatically all transparency quality indicators and outputs a status message. Grandpa’s a proven for years software by Aastra for social welfare is social: it consists of various modules individually, each building or as a complete package can be used depending on the needs. The software is available for quality assurance, reduce red tape and perfect documentation. By the nursing staff the existing infrastructure to the Data transfer using the care services via telephone, cordless DECT phone, or touch screen NetBook, Tablet PC or Web pad can be entered. A subsequent documentation is dropped at the end of the shift. This staff can save up to 40% documentation time “, so the experience of old hammer.”