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How can tracking symptoms and outcomes better support people living with long-term conditions?

Today, many of us either know of someone living with a long-term condition or are dealing with one ourselves. Medical advancement and healthier lifestyles enable us to live longer with conditions ranging from arthritis and type-2 diabetes to cancer, which is no longer the death sentence it once was. While this is an achievement, it's also placing more ...

By |2022-08-17T03:23:12+00:00August 18, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Interest in Patient Reported Outcomes Measures is growing significantly – here’s why.

Healthcare professionals are always looking for effective and safe ways to improve the level of care, comfort and wellbeing of their patients. Whether it’s the most leading-edge gene therapy or hospital beds with a wireless network of sensors designed to reduce decubitus ulcers (bed sores), we all want to find ways to incrementally improve the quality and success ...

By |2022-11-23T04:16:37+00:00June 15, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Breaking Burnout

As nations around the world begin to emerge from lockdown and assess the economic, social, and mental ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no doubt that some nations were more successful in limiting the spread and damage of the virus than others. It has been a surreal experience, sitting in my home office in London and talking daily ...

By |2022-08-17T04:02:05+00:00June 8, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Now is the time to care for carers

Over past months, our healthcare workers have been asked to sacrifice their family life and personal health to care for our vulnerable loved ones. It is a powerful reminder that a healthcare system is only as good as its dedicated carers. Around the world nurses, doctors and carers are currently reporting unprecedented levels of mental and physical stress, disengagement, ...

By |2022-08-17T04:06:51+00:00June 1, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Why and how to measure staff engagement

A workforce under pressure With increasing pressure on the healthcare workforce, the issue of staff engagement is coming more sharply into focus. Across all sectors, the physical and mental wellbeing of employees are predictors of desirable organisational outcomes such as effectiveness, productivity and innovation. They can also predict undesirable outcomes such as absenteeism and staff turnover. And in ...

By |2022-08-17T04:08:11+00:00April 29, 2020|Thought Leadership|

Top 5 trends in Patient Experience

Evidence is clear that if you listen to patients and improve their experiences you will achieve better clinical outcomes and safer care.. But in spite of this evidence, actively measuring patient experiences is sometimes still thought of as an optional extra, involving grumbles about car parking, hospital food and delayed appointments. Clinical effectiveness, patient safety and dealing with ...

By |2022-11-23T04:28:25+00:00December 4, 2019|Thought Leadership|

Navigating the conflicting objectives of PROMs programmes to get a Win/Win for management and clinicians

While the benefits of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) programmes are well established and significant, at Cemplicity we often hear frustrations from health providers about how they can’t agree on how best to deliver PROMs across their organisation. The challenges arise because PROMs programmes are typically trying to solve two valid, but often conflicting, objectives: System-level quality improvement, value assessment ...

By |2021-06-25T01:55:09+00:00October 23, 2019|Thought Leadership|

Measuring quality of life

There are literally thousands of survey tools out there designed to allow patients to self-report on their own health outcomes. Their names don’t roll off the tongue – consider PROMIS-29, CAW, AQOL-4D, EORTC QLCC-30 … It’s pretty clear that these names originated from the academic community, not from marketing. That said, there was a healthy dose of dark ...

By |2021-03-28T22:33:57+00:00April 4, 2019|Thought Leadership|

Designing a patient experience programme that drives genuine improvement

At Cemplicity, our vision is not just about building great technology, it's about enabling genuine improvement in patient experiences of care. As such, we are constantly learning from how our client's implement programmes. We look at what mistakes they made in the past and how they can get better. Over the years, this has lead us to develop ...

By |2021-03-28T22:47:40+00:00March 1, 2019|Thought Leadership|
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