Why MedLink?

QoF reviews

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Blood pressure readings
  • Mental health
  • Depression review

Non-QoF reviews

  • Combined pill
  • Progesterone-only pill
  • Medication review

Admin

  • Update contact details
  • Weight

Quality

  • Engage the hard-to-reach
  • Gather everything for QoF and reviews
  • Relevant health information for patients
  • Signposting to other resources
  • Opportunistic data eg weight and smoking status

Control

  • Clinician-initiated routine reviews
  • Don’t open the floodgates – invite only the patients you want
  • No promised response time – coding and clinical review at any time after submission

Productivity

  • Every remote review replaces a consultation
  • Consultation summary (with codes) automatically attached to medical record
  • Data-processing eg average of submitted blood pressure readings

Accessibility

  • Hyperlink in text message, tap to load on smartphone
  • Invitations also by e-mail, letter, online access and prescriptions
  • Links on practice website

Engagement