A focus on healthcare logistics management: how it helps NHS Trusts do more, with less

Working towards the Government’s goal of achieving a paperless NHS by 2020, NHS Trusts nationwide are met with the challenges of planning a transition to Electronic Document Management (EDM).

However, given the significant costs associated with full digitalisation, and with many still tracking patient records manually, NHS Trusts are turning to healthcare logistics management to provide tighter control over paper-based records and improve processes.

In this article, we take a look at how Idox Health’s iFIT™ technology – the only application fully compliant with all GS1 keys – is helping to dramatically reduce the time hospital staff spend tracking, searching and filing records, with one NHS Trust achieving 85% of its business case in just five months of using the platform.


Already tracking over 13 million live healthcare records across 12 sites, we discuss how the platform could help other NHS Trusts improve their medical records management and reduce costs whilst delivering a better patient experience.

Want to read more? Read the full article: Making digital technology work for NHS Trusts – how logistics management is impacting on cost improvement programmes