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From Our Blog

7th Oct 2021

Updated – Using PatientChase to target patients who need an NHS Health Check

There is now a more integrated way to import NHS Health Check data into PatientChase so it forms part of our Search Builder rather than importing it as a bespoke search.

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30th Sep 2021

Important – Are you using Advanced Searches or importing other extra searches into PatientChase at the point of synchronising with EMIS? If so, please read this update.

Many practices load extra data into PatientChase such as ‘review done’ data, medication review data, weight management data etc. If you are familiar with this, then you will need to take action. This only applies if you export searches from EMIS prior to syncing PatientChase with EMIS. If you simply ‘EMIS Sync’ PatientChase with EMIS when you open it, then you do not need to take action and please continue to use PatientChase as normal.

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21st Sep 2021

New Feature - Using PatientChase to manage Weight Management enhanced services patients

The enhanced service specification for weight management encourages practices to develop a supportive environment for clinicians to engage with patients living with obesity about their weight. Practices can earn £11.50 per patient for doing this. We have updated PatientChase so that practices can identify, contact and code these patients using our app. BAME patients can also be cross-referenced within the same search.

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20th Sep 2021

PatientChase patch update 19 09 2021

Please patch up PatientChase to the latest version (v96). The patch updates PatientChase to v46 of GP Contract which was deployed by EMIS to all their practices over the weekend of 18th Sept 2021.

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15th Sep 2021

UPDATED - Using PatientChase to manage your flu invites

We've updated PatientChase with the new flu targets for 2021/2 - please update PatientChase with these. The app has the functionality for your practice to manage ALL of the groups at risk. And it’s easy to do.

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3rd Sep 2021

New Feature – exporting a selected group of patients to Excel

This really useful feature now makes it possible to export a highlighted selection of patients to Excel. Example of use – producing a spreadsheet of chronic disease patients who are housebound.

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24th May 2021

Update – EMIS Sync with GP Contract 2021/22

GP Contract 2021/22 in the Population Reporting module of EMIS has now been updated by EMIS for their entire estate, which means PatientChase is now able to ‘EMIS Sync’ for the new financial year. This is where PatientChase pulls it’s data from when you click the ‘EMIS Sync’...

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26th Apr 2021

New Feature - Using PatientChase to target patients needing medication reviews!

We are delighted to announce that it is now possible to use PatientChase to target patients who are showing in EMIS as needing a review of their medications. This is a whole new suite of searches which can be selected within our Search Builder.

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The most useful and user friendly software that I have encountered in over 30 years of working with management systems.

Cheryl Barton, Data Manager – Bramblys Grange Medical Practice, Hampshire

I am so glad that we as a practice have purchased PatientChase – it has completely revamped our recall system, has been invaluable during flu recall season and more importantly shows us where the ‘holes’ are when we get to near the end of the QoF year. Many thanks!

Jackie Hogg, Clinical Data Manager – The Baffins Surgery, Portsmouth

PatientChase is an excellent product of which I think as soon as you purchase it you will ask yourself ‘how ever did I cope without it?!

Rachel Mardlin, Health Informatics Facilitator – Sheffield University Health

This product will make my QOF staff member’s job so much simpler and is a quarter of a QOF point for me

GP, Newcastle

This is exactly what we’ve been looking for

PM, Cambridge

PatientChase is extremely user friendly and the support provided by PatientChase has been excellent

Practice Administrator, Otley

By using PatientChase, what would normally have taken half a day has just taken 10 minutes!

GP QOF Lead, North Wales

We use PatientChase and find it invaluable, it saves a lot of time and helps us organise our work effectively

Sue Careswell, Leckhampton Surgery

As a practice we have relied upon PatientChase to streamline our patient recall system for several years now. I consider this an essential tool

Karen Walsh, Chilcote Surgery
Dr. Raza Toosy

Dr. Raza Toosy

Raza is a current partner of a GP practice in Wallington, Surrey. He has had a passion for IT for all of his life and obtained an MScIT in Kingston University with Distinction in 2008 whilst still working as a GP. With his knowledge of both medicine and information technology his focus and vision is to create a line of business applications for GP surgeries and has been actively involved in the development of PatientChase and now PatientLeaf since 2005 using the .Net Framework. He's always wanted to improve the way clinicians access and view data to make their lives easier.

Dr. Raza Toosy

Richard Chmielowski

With qualifications in business and marketing and having previously held managerial roles in both primary and secondary care, Richard Chmielowski is co-founder of GPSS. Passionate about helping primary care staff manage their patients in the best way possible, Richard is involved in many of the customer facing aspects of delivering IT solutions.