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CHS Vaccination Appointment Management

Cegedim Healthcare Solutions

Solution ID: 10034-029

Solution information last updated: 25 March 2021
Framework(s): GP IT Futures

Description

Summary

The CHS Vaccination Appointments app supports vaccination delivery within practices, PCNs and shared care settings and ensures the smooth running of all aspects of your vaccination sessions.

Full description

Using our intelligent appointment tools, you can quickly arrange and manage your appointments sessions and efficiently manage patient arrivals and appointments processing.

Features

This Catalogue Solution has the following features that can help meet needs in primary care:
  • Effortless installation & on-boarding
  • A clear, simple and intuitive user interface makes appointments fast to set up and easy to use
  • Intelligent filters mean you can find the perfect appointment, first time, every time
  • Book, change and cancel your appointments in seconds
  • Hassle-free arrival and processing of patients
  • Frequent updates to quickly deliver new functionality
  • Customer endorsed support and pre and post installation

Capabilities met - NHS assured

This Catalogue Solution has demonstrated that it can help meet the following needs in primary care:

Appointments Management – COVID-19 Vaccinations, 1.0.0

The Appointments Management – COVID-19 Vaccinations Capability enables the administration and scheduling of COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Patients.
How this capability was met
Capabilities are a set of requirements that are defined using short descriptions called epics. Capabilities are achieved when a Catalogue Solution meets the required epics.
There are two types of epic: must and may. Some capabilities require the Catalogue Solution to meet all of the must epics, some require only one must epic to be met. May epics are optional.
This Catalogue Solution has achieved the following:
Must epics

Must epics that have been met

  • Define appointment availability for COVID-19 vaccination site (C46E1)
  • Book COVID-19 vaccination appointments for eligible Patients registered across different GP Practices (C46E2)
  • Record that a COVID-19 vaccination appointment for a Patient has been completed (C46E3)

Must epics that have not been met

  • Extract COVID-19 vaccination appointments data for NHS Digital (C46E4)
May epics

May epics that have been met

  • Automatically send booking notifications to Patients via SMS messages for COVID-19 vaccination appointments (C46E19)
  • Cancel booked COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Patients (C46E29)
  • Re-schedule booked COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Patients (C46E30)
  • Automatically send appointment cancellation notifications to Patients via SMS messages for COVID-19 appointments (C46E31)

May epics that have not been met

  • Automatically record which Patients have had COVID-19 vaccination invites created (C46E10)
  • View whether Patients have had a COVID-19 vaccination invite communication created (C46E11)
  • Automatically bulk send booking reminders to Patients via SMS messages for COVID-19 vaccination invites (C46E12)
  • Automatically bulk create booking reminders to Patients as letters for COVID-19 vaccination invites (C46E13)
  • Automatically bulk send booking reminders to Patients via email for COVID-19 vaccination invites (C46E14)
  • Book Appointments across Solutions using GP Connect Appointments Management (C46E15)
  • Patients can book their own COVID-19 vaccination appointments (C46E16)
  • Patients can re-schedule their own future COVID-19 vaccination appointment (C46E17)
  • Patients can cancel their own future COVID-19 vaccination appointment (C46E18)
  • Automatically create booking notifications to Patients as letters for COVID-19 vaccination appointments (C46E20)
  • Automatically send booking notifications to Patients via email for COVID-19 vaccination appointments (C46E21)
  • Create ad-hoc booking notifications to Patients for COVID-19 vaccination appointments (C46E22)
  • Automatically bulk send appointment reminders to Patients via SMS messages for COVID-19 vaccination appointments (C46E23)
  • Automatically bulk create booking reminders to Patients as letters for COVID-19 vaccination appointments (C46E24)
  • Automatically bulk send appointment reminders to Patients via email for COVID-19 vaccination appointments (C46E25)
  • Send ad-hoc appointment reminders to Patients for COVID-19 vaccination appointments (C46E26)
  • View all booked COVID-19 vaccination appointments for a specified time period (C46E27)
  • Export all booked COVID-19 vaccination appointments for a specified time period (C46E28)
  • Automatically create appointment cancellation notifications to Patients as letters for COVID-19 appointments (C46E32)
  • Automatically send appointment cancellation notifications to Patients via email for COVID-19 appointments (C46E33)
  • Import COVID-19 vaccination Patient cohorts data via .CSV file (C46E5)
  • Verify Patient information using Personal Demographics Service (PDS) (C46E6)
  • Bulk send SMS messages for COVID-19 vaccination invite communications (C46E7)
  • Bulk create letters for COVID-19 vaccination invite communications (C46E8)
  • Bulk send email for COVID-19 vaccination invite communications (C46E9)

Implementation timescales

These are the typical processes and timescales to implement this Catalogue Solution:
The CHS on-boarding process is simple & efficient: • Welcome pack for GPs & practice staff including Learning Needs Analysis. • Finalise scope & outline delivery plan. • Agree training approach (online/webinars/elearning/face-to-face as required). • Schedule go live and training.

Client application type

This Catalogue Solution is supported by the following client application types:
Native desktop application
Supported operating systems
Our Windows operating system capability is driven by our .net version. CHS desktop applications are tested on the minimum and maximum .net versions.
Minimum connection speed
10Mbps
Memory size
1GB
Storage space
10GB free disk space.
Processing power
Intel Core i3 equivalent or higher.
Screen resolution and aspect ratio
16:9 - 1920 x 1080
Hardware requirements
Standard Windows PC/laptop with minimum CPU of 1GHz and monitor which supports 16:9 - 1920 x 1080

About supplier

Vision is part of the Cegedim Group, a major supplier of healthcare technology and information services across Europe, and currently the only company approved to supply clinical systems to GP practices across the whole of the UK. Our aim is to lead the market with innovative healthcare technology that improves healthcare provision and expedites improvements in patient care and health outcomes. Vision offers intelligent healthcare solutions that enable collaborative working across the healthcare landscape, supporting GP’s, CCG’s, health boards, PCN’s, community and shared care teams. As a technology company, we believe that IT systems should not distract or interfere with the delivery of healthcare services. They should enhance the experience for the patient and the healthcare provider. This is why we continuously seek to evolve our product by listening, acting and improving to deliver the best healthcare solutions and experience on the market.

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Contact details

Andrew Neil
National Business Manager
07802 336 182
Andrew.Neill@visionhealth.co.uk
info@cegedimrx.co.uk