Cognitant and Versus Arthritis have teamed as much as enhance entry to info, recommendation and instruments for sufferers with musculoskeletal circumstances.
Cognitant’s affected person platform Healthinote will now host a complete collection of Versus Arthritis’ assets, together with well being info, train movies and help companies.
The platform is already built-in with greater than 3,000 GP practices, enabling clinicians to seamlessly prescribe the digital contents to their sufferers.
Dr Alice Wooden, GP and medical director at Cognitant, mentioned: “With digital prescriptions, GPs could be assured they’re providing sufferers the fullest vary of efficient interventions to select from.”
These digital well being info prescriptions will help to alleviate the strain on GPs whereas additionally growing the worth of every medical interplay.
As well as, as Healthinote is built-in with eConsult, a digital triage and reserving system, sufferers can entry the assets upfront of their first appointment. Cognitant believes this can assist enhance the standard of consultations in addition to personalise care plans.
Wooden continued: “Referrals for surgical procedure for arthritic circumstances are among the highest within the nation, and make up the most important proportion of two-year waiters.
“Having instruments to assist sufferers handle their situation throughout this wait time is important, so their situation doesn’t deteriorate. We’re delighted to be working with Versus Arthritis to convey these instruments to sufferers, to assist them perceive their MSK circumstances, and really feel assured to take an energetic function of their restoration.”
The content material is predicated on the newest proof and is on the market in a number of codecs and languages to make sure it’s accessible to a large cohort of sufferers.
Zoe Chivers, director of companies and influencing at Versus Arthritis, mentioned: “Providing a wider vary of remedy choices for folks dwelling with arthritis will assist scale back the pressures on the NHS in the long term.
“We’re excited that, by means of this partnership with Cognitant, we are able to improve entry to Versus Arthritis’ companies and make an enormous distinction to folks’s lives, particularly these ready for surgical procedure.”
Again in October, the menopause app steadiness additionally teamed up with Cognitant’s well being info prescription service Healthinote to permit evidence-based info on the menopause be prescribed by GPs.