emCare’s SCOPE solution is currently undergoing pilot testing in a Care Facility called ’Il Porto’, which is located in Turin and operated by Punto Service, one of Italy’s leading care operators. For this pilot test, emCare has deployed a SCOPE trolley fully equipped with Blood Pressure Monitor, Blood Glucose Monitor, Body Thermometer and Oxygen Saturation Monitor and Weighing Scales. The SCOPE solution is being piloted in two separate divisions within the ‘Il Porto’ care facility which can cater for a total of 180 elderly residents.

The SCOPE application which is loaded on the tablet computer which forms an integral part of the SCOPE trolley, was translated into Italian to facilitate easier interaction of the Italian nursing staff. This tablet computer collects all medical test readings from the electronic medical devices via Bluetooth. All nursing staff at ‘Il Porto’ were provided with hands on training how to use the SCOPE solution.

The pilot testing is expected to last for three weeks during which Punto Service will review the benefits the SCOPE solution can provide in reducing the time nurses take to conduct routine medical tests on residents and to demonstrate the efficiency of capturing all medical data records electronically. Thus eliminating the need for nurses to manually record and input all individual test results into the Facility’s web based system.

“Our SCOPE solution is aimed at introducing a more efficient, accurate and secure capture of routine medical test results. I am confident that Punto Service will be able to witness at first hand the benefits our unique SCOPE solution provides to the daily operations of this first class Punto Service care facility,” stated Roland Cachia, General Manager at emCare Group.

Ing Alexander Tranter, Business Development Director of the CareMalta Group, commented: “emCare is extremely proud to have been selected by Punto Service, a leading Italian care operator, to pilot our SCOPE solution in their latest state of the art care facility recently opened in Turin. The nursing staff immediately embraced the benefits SCOPE can provide and their learning curve to use the solution was extremely quick.”

emCare Group Malta Limited is a joint venture between the CareMalta Group, Malta’s largest care operator and 6PM, a leading IT and software solutions company delivering award winning healthcare solutions.