Open Medical and EIDO Healthcare collaborate to drive digital informed consent

11th November 2021 – Open Medical and EIDO Healthcare are collaborating to drive and enhance how informed consent is delivered to patients, significantly improving shared decision-making. The collaboration will enable clinical and administrative teams within healthcare to deliver EIDO Healthcare’s trusted informed consent content digitally through the Pathpoint Platform. Not only will this assist health…

RCSI and EIDO Healthcare collaborate on key informed consent research study

8th November 2021 – RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences and EIDO Healthcare have announced their collaboration on a research study to investigate informed consent in patient care. This study will see RCSI researchers evaluate patient experience when digital education and interactive informed consent materials are used to support their peri-operative care. Dr Aoife…

EIDO and C2-Ai announce strategic technology partnership

8th November 2021 – EIDO and C2-Ai are delighted to announce a strategic technology partnership, bringing digital informed consent and big data into partnership for the benefit of clinicians and patients. EIDO Healthcare has been providing its informed consent tools to hospitals for over 20 years, to support patients in making informed, joint decisions about…

EIDO Educate Relaunch

15 Sept 2021 – EIDO Healthcare has today announced the relaunch of their ASGBI- accredited CPD UK-certified informed consent e-learning training course, EIDO Educate. Supporting the EIDO Inform Consent Suite, the course includes new case studies, features and content written by Professor Vivienne Harpwood, Emerita Professor of Law at Cardiff University. The course is for…

New GMC guidance on decision making and consent

On 9 November 2020 the General Medical Council (GMC) updated their guidance on decision making and consent. This guidance was released during the peak of the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic. Clinicians need to make sure this vital guidance has not been lost amid a busy wave of hospital admissions. As elective surgery picks…

Supporting health literacy and shared decision-making with Patient Information Forum accreditation

This week is Health Information Week (#HIW2021), a national, multi-sector campaign promoting high-quality, trustworthy healthcare information for patients and the public, which EIDO Healthcare will be supporting and promoting on our website, and social media channels. EIDO has always been committed to delivering world-class, treatment specific, informed consent patient information helping healthcare professionals consistently achieve…

EIDO’s Consent Review – 4th edition

Now in its 4th edition, the Consent Review examines recent court cases, draws out the learnings and provides guidance for health professionals navigating a challenging time.
Working with leading UK law firm Browne Jacobson, the Consent Review explores how the pandemic has impacted the provision of information from a surgeon to their patient.

The importance of health literacy

Health literacy is the term used to describe the capability of an individual to understand the information they’re given in a healthcare setting and use this information when making decisions about their own care. The below definition from the World Health Organization gives further insight into what health literacy is: The personal characteristics and social…

EIDO Consent e-Learning Course

The ruling of the Supreme Court in the case of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board in 2015 drastically changed the landscape of healthcare, which is now becoming increasingly patient-centred. UK courts have been developing a better understanding of the principles of informed consent and it is crucial that clinical staff have a proper awareness of their…

Temos International and EIDO Healthcare launch cooperation

Working together to improve the doctor-patient relationship Global accreditation leader, Temos International Healthcare Accreditation (TEMOS), announces the launch of its strategic collaboration with UK-based EIDO Healthcare (EIDO) to help hospitals and clinics meet their legal and ethical obligations to patients.  These two international leaders in healthcare services will work together to assist hospitals and clinics…

Challenges to the consent process

Making sure a patient completely understands the details about their upcoming procedure is crucial to truly informed consent. For two decades EIDO Healthcare have been supplying health professionals with resources and support to aid the consent process and make the conversations around it more harmonious for both doctor and patient. Consent is the voluntary and…