Diverting ER visits: Reducing spend and improving quality
Learn how a top-tier national health plan reduced spend while ensuring members could access quality care quickly and easily.
Healing from home: NHS virtual wards
What are virtual wards? Leslie Smith had a stroke and found it a shock to be in Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital overnight. Once he was stabilised, the hospital gave him the chance to join the virtual ward program and continue to receive care from his home within days of his stroke. As Leslie explained, […]
How the NHS is leaning into digital healthcare
The NHS has recently published its updated guidelines regarding its priorities. The 2022/23 priorities and operational planning guidance focuses on the challenge of restoring services, meeting the new care demands, and reducing the care backlogs that are a direct consequence of the pandemic. The guidance calls on care systems to expand ‘virtual ward’ models, use data and […]
Optimising Elective Recovery
Long lists of NHS patients wait to receive vital elective treatments. What is the NHS Elective Recovery Plan, and how can technology be used to help meet its goals? Delays, staff shortages, and health inequalities Prior to the pandemic, there was already a sizable backlog of 4.4 million patients awaiting elective services. COVID-19 caused that […]