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Frees up busy Hospital Emergency Department triage teams to focus on patients with medical emergencies
Empowers patients with minor health problems to safely start their journey in primary rather than secondary care
Delivers better sustained health outcomes by reducing Emergency Department crowding and patient wait times
Manages costs within Hospitals through lower patient volumes
Whole of system approach, using the reserve capacity of participating primary healhcare providers to reduce Emergency Department demand
38,000 less patients in Hospital Emergency Departments across 6 New Zealand Hospitals and 11 Urgent Care Clinics
100-300% increase in access among Maori to Primary Care
Up to 14% reduction of total Emergency Department volumes per annum
Puts patients at the centre of the decision-making process, giving them the information they need to make informed choices about where to start their treatment journey for minor complaints
Let’s patients see current wait times of your Emergency Department and local Urgent Care Clinics on their smart phone
Connects your Emergency Department and local Urgent Care Clinics in real time
Lives in the cloud, outside your network and firewall
Uses state of the art security systems and software
Emergency Department digital display to communicate wait times of hosiptial and participating primary healthcare providers
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