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27 August 2013

Lancashire NHS Trust deploys Yellowfin mobile BI to enhance care

Lancashire Care NHS Trust has implemented a mobile business intelligence (BI) system from Yellowfin to improve clinician performance and the quality of patient healthcare, mostly in the mental health and community care fields. The trust chose Yellowfin over other mobile BI products, and is looking to deploy the technology beyond mobile. Mark Singleton, business intelligence manager at the Lancashire Care Trust, says its community services staff previously worked remotely via a paper-based diary system of record keeping, but are now able to access personalised patient and performance data directly from their tablet devices in real time. The trust is the largest provider of mental health and community care services in Lancashire, and one of the biggest in England. It is using Yellowfin’s mobile BI software to deliver reporting and analytics to 6,000 field-based clinicians. "When evaluating different mobile BI solutions on the market, I often found that each product would have its own strengths, but would come with equal weaknesses...

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