eCareMed – Dissemination of Electronic Medical Records and implementation of modern e – medical services at the Provincial Hospital in Bielsko-Biała.

The Provincial Hospital in Bielsko-Biała received funding for the implementation of the project entitled “ECareMed – Dissemination of Electronic Medical Documentation and implementation of modern e – medical services in the Provincial Hospital in Bielsko-Biała”, under the Operational Program of the Śląskie Voivodeship for 2014-2020 (European Regional Development Fund) Priority II Digital Silesia, Measure 2.1. Support for the development of digital public services.

Total value of the project: PLN 9,068,700.00

The amount of co-financing from the EU: PLN 7,666,412.54

Own funds: PLN 1,402,287.46

The following tasks will be implemented under the project:

Task 1: Preparing the project for implementation: carrying out tender procedures and exercising control over the proper course of investment implementation.

Task 2: Adapting the infrastructure by modernizing the network, adapting the computer network, building a wireless network, supplying and installing optical fiber with the installation of computer stations and graphic monitors.

Task 3: Communication: exchange of electronic data between units by modernizing the server and purchasing ICT equipment.

Task 4: Purchase and implementation of e-services by creating a new platform for patient communication with the Hospital, enabling the provision of medical services by electronic means. The equipment purchased as part of the task will be used to create and launch a system that will improve communication and the process of data exchange between hospitals.

Task 5: Promotion of the project by disseminating information about financing and the scope of the project

The main goal of the project is to increase the availability of medical services for patients, which will be possible thanks to the use of information and communication technologies.

The project is carried out by 11 medical facilities in the Silesian Voivodeship and includes the implementation of integrated ICT solutions. They will make it possible to support all medical entities involved in the comprehensive process of diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of the patient’s condition outside the medical facility. In addition, this solution is to be a tool to facilitate and improve medical consultations and diagnosis based on the available medical documentation.

The Provincial Hospital in Bielsko-Biała, as part of the eCareMed project, will implement an electronic patient traffic management system, a document flow system and a new, conceived, electronic system. A catalog of e-services will also be introduced, and the facility will be equipped with new computers, servers, tablets and network devices.

The project aims to improve and reduce the waiting time of patients for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, and to increase doctors’ access to test results.

The project will be implemented in the period January 2020 – December 2022.