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Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Previously, anything the consultants couldn't physically carry was'nt available outside the hospital. Now, if they need a file they simply read it on their BlackBerry
Paul Jones Clinical System Architect
  • Industry: Healthcare/Life Sciences
  • Region: EMEA
  • Company Size: Large
  • Solution: Internal Programme Development
Full Story

Challenge

  • Addenbrooke’s is one of the UK’s leading NHS hospitals and an international centre for treatment, research and education
  • Consultants need to make precise diagnoses
  • To be able to react quickly and accurately, staff need immediate access to the latest patient records

Solution

  • Deployed BlackBerry® smartphones to executive and organ transplant team
  • BlackBerry® Mobile Data Service feature of the BlackBerry solution enabled authorized users to connect to the hospital database from their BlackBerry smartphones

Benefits

  • Quick and easy to master training was never an issue
  • Ten members of the organ transplant team are now equipped with BlackBerry smartphones