GE Healthcare is providing Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust with a system to run a new Command Centre at the Bradford Royal Infirmary that will help the Trust collate and display hospital activity data in real-time. The Command Centre, which is expected to be fully operational by spring 2020, should transform how care is delivered and organised, using artificial intelligence to provide a clear and instantaneous overview of the 800-bed hospital and help staff on how to best manage patient care. Mark Ebbens, European command centre lead at GE Healthcare, said: “Hospitals are increasingly looking to boost the efficiency of their operations so they can continue to deliver high quality care as patient volume increases . . . Command centres help to orchestrate the delivery of care across the organisation, bringing consistency to processes, prioritising actions, eliminating waste and predicting tomorrow’s pressure points.”

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