Chelsea and Westminster Hospital launches digital care pathway for new mums


Digital postnatal pathway powered by Lumeon

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new digital postnatal discharge system, powered by Lumeon technology.

The innovative software will improve the patient experience, increase efficiency, and reduce costs at the hospital.

Funded by CW+, the official charity of the trust, Lumeon’s Care Pathway Management solution digitises the postnatal pathway.

All activities and tasks are orchestrated and automated in real time, with the ability to get a good overview of the care being delivered.

Digital dashboards allow multi-disciplinary team members to quickly see what they need to do next, and by when, for each patient to meet their discharge slot.

Staff are then able to communicate more effectively with new mums, and provide a more-holistic overview relating to them and their baby as regards getting them ready for home.

“Lumeon is very excited for this opportunity to help Chelsea and Westminster Hospital transform both the patient and staff experience, while improving efficiency” said Robbie Hughes, founder and chief executive of Lumeon.

“The NHS has recently announced both maternity and digital health services as key focus areas in its Long-Term Plan.

“Our work with Chelsea and Westminster has been put into motion at a particularly-significant time and we look forward to scaling our innovative system across the NHS, starting with maternity and postnatal pathways.”

“As an organisation, we are committed to being innovative and human-centred when providing excellent care and experiences for mothers, their families and our staff,” added Dr Sunita Sharma, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist.

“We are very proud to see the new postnatal digital tool now in action and I see even more exciting times ahead as we expand on what the system can allow us to do.”

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