PRIME , Research & Development

Rinicare PRIME (Pre-hospital Information and Monitoring E-system)

INNOVATE UK – PRIME (March 2014 – February 2015) and PRIME – II (January 2016 – August 2017)

Rinicare’s Pre-hospital Information and Monitoring E-system (PRIME) proposed to develop a mobile health information and monitoring platform aimed at optimising patient pathways in prehospital healthcare.

PRIME’s proof-of-concept (PoC) will assess the technical feasibility of creating an intuitive and rich patient electronic form (eForm) that considers NHS requirements, procedures and workflows integrating real-time continuous recordings of patients’ vital signs and multimedia data (written and audio notes, images and high-definition video). The PRIME eForm can be seamlessly shared with remote specialists (telehealth) to assist early and accurate assessment of patients’ condition and the provision of treatment advice to paramedics on site and in the ambulance.

PRIME innovation will impact pre-hospital healthcare on the ability to sustainably develop primary and community services and their increasingly active role in healthcare, improve patient satisfaction as well as the NHS cost savings efforts, paperless approach and integrated care vision, in the name of quality and excellence in healthcare delivery.