October 29, 2018
Three hospitals in the Utrecht region in the Netherlands cooperate in the Utrecht Regional Academic Cancer Centre (Regionaal Academisch Kankercentrum Utrecht, RAKU). Up to 18 months ago, patient data for the Multidisciplinary Consultation (MDC) had to be sent by mail or DVD. Forcare's MDC portal made an end to this situation. Digital exchange is now possible.
The Utrecht Regional Academic Utrecht Cancer Centre (RAKU) combines expertise and skills from the Utrecht region in the field of upperGI and HPB (stomach, intestine and liver tumours) in one treatment team. A patient's personal situation will be discussed by various specialists of the affiliated hospitals in a transmural multidisciplinary consultation. Forcare's MDC solution offers the best possible support in collecting data for this consultation and facilitates the process. Click here to read more about this use case.
Superb Information Provision
Recently, Dutch website Qruxx tech also paid attention to Forcare's MDC solution that supports RAKU. In the article, Sjaak Gondelach, Computerization Specialist at Utrecht UMC (Academic Medical Centre), explains how digital exchange is executed: “Files are uploaded to the portal so healthcare providers of all participating sites can access the data. This is how they prepare for the MDC. All data are clearly displayed on a large screen during the actual consultation. Consequently, information provision is superb.”