Informatica Systems, part of BMJ, delivers innovative clinical improvement software solutions to primary care such as FrontDesk, Contract+, Audit+, HealthChecks, Safety+ and Prescribing+.
Since 1992, BMJ Informatica has been providing decision support, quality improvement and benchmarking support tools for doctors and developing systems for primary care data extraction and analysis. The Welsh Assembly Government relies upon Informatica's technology for its Primary Care Data Quality Service.
One of the few companies certified by BSi for our ISO27001 Information Security Management System, BMJ Informatica is also IGSoC* Version 10 (2012-2013) compliant. *Connecting for Health’s Information Governance Statement of Compliance.
Informatica Systems is an official partner of EMIS, InPS, iSOFT and Microtest, and is a certified Microsoft partner.
FrontDesk is the most popular third party appointments system for primary care in the UK and has been in use by a large number of practices since 1992. FrontDesk is running over 600 sites’ appointment books and well over 4 million patients are able to check themselves in on touchscreens using our Patient Check-In module. Our Appointments Online module allows patients to book or cancel appointments and order repeat prescriptions via the web.
Contract+ enables GPs and GP practices maximise QOF performance and earnings and easily manage their workload. It allows you to easily identify your current QOF status and areas where more points can be gained. Contract+ is in use at well over 1,000 sites, providing analyses on over 8 million patients overall.
Audit+ is data analysis tool for GPs and Commissioners which works across multiple platforms. It can be used by GPs who want to monitor their performance against NICE guidelines or who want to run and record audits the demonstrate improvements for appraisal or revalidation purposes. Deployed nationally in Wales since 2007 to support the Data Quality Service for the Primary Care Informatics Programme, Audit+ has been used to provide daily monitoring of H1N1 outbreaks. Audit+ has been installed at nearly 500 Welsh sites, analysing details on 2.7 million patients.
Health Checks is a software solution to support delivering requirements set out under NHS Health Check. The software solution can be deployed at GP Practice level or centrally by a PCT, Health Board or Public Health organisation. Interacting with the patient record it helps the practice identify and contact the relevant cohort of patients, prompts the collection of the correct information as well as providing personalised advice based on data inputted. The software is intuitive and includes a patient visualisation screen. A version of this software has successfully been in use in the Ashton Leigh Wigan PCT for more than 2 years and used by a number of other PCTs.
Safety+ efficiently and effectively organises alerts so you only receive the ones relevant to you. It immediately identifies patients that are affected by the safety alerts and enables systematic management by your practice staff. Watch video to find out more.
Safe and cost effective prescribing support to improve patient care
Prescribing+ is an exciting new venture from BMJ Informatica and Eclipse Solutions. It provides clinicians with immediate support at the time of initiating both acute and repeat prescriptions by suggesting safe, appropriate and cost-efficient alternative medications. It also assists commissioning bodies to control their costs and ensure the quality of care is maintained.