Adam Levy is the founder of Magnet Solutions Group, an IT company that helps businesses implement secure, agile, and scalable technology solutions. Adam and his team are passionate about continually learning how new technologies and software can be successfully implemented to work in the real world for their clients. He tweets regularly on business technology at @Magnet_SG.
While the widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) among healthcare providers is here, the dramatic boost in efficiency across the healthcare system that was supposed to accompany this shift has yet to be fully realized.
In many clinical areas, early consultant-led intervention has been shown to improve clinical and patient-reported outcomes and to reduce overall treatment costs. This paper reconfirms this finding in the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) and presents data from a publicly funded NHS fast-track (FT) centre in north-west England that aims to see and treat patients within 48 hours of referral.