Digital Hospital’s Director of Medical Services, Dr Rosalind Crawford, is confident that the benefits of the digital hospital system are significant and will be well worth the efforts required to implement the system.
Dr Crawford’s role is focused on ensuring that medical staff at Logan and Beaudesert are well supported during the Go Live and that clinical activities are optimised.
The rollout of WOWs has begun at Logan and Beaudesert Hospital’s.
Digital Hospital Project Manager, Julio Menendez said the Workstations on Wheels (WOW) will provide clinical staff the ability to document, place orders and review their patients’ medical records closer to the bedside.
Last Friday, Logan and Beaudesert Hospitals welcomed Director General Mr Michael Walsh to speak with clinicians, staff and executive. The purpose of the visit was for the Director General to receive a progress update on the digital hospital project, directly from staff and clinicians.
Senior Project Director for Digital Hospital Cameron Ballantine said the visit was a success.
More than 450 sausages and bread rolls were consumed by Logan staff members at the Digital Hospital BBQ which was held to thank staff for their efforts in attending training and supporting the digital hospital project. The BBQ was also the official unveiling of the new Our Digital Hospital photo board in the BBQ area outside the staff dining room.
More than 250 clinical staff from Logan and Beaudesert will meet this week as part of the of Digital Hospital Clinical Workflow Validation sessions.
The sessions, held at Beenleigh Events Centre, are designed to identify any particular workflow issues with regard to the digital hospital system, so they can be resolved in the lead up to Go Live in November 2017.