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How can outpatient transformation be delivered?

How can outpatient transformation be delivered?

Why does healthcare need transforming? A growing and ageing population has led to an ever increasing demand for NHS services, which the NHS does not have sufficient staff, capacity or funding to manage long term. A consequence of this is patients having to wait longer...

How AI is easing the mounting pressures on GPs and hospitals?

How AI is easing the mounting pressures on GPs and hospitals?

AI-powered solutions are helping GPs effectively implement pathway guidance and reduce unnecessary referrals to hospitals, writes David Ezra (HSJ, 13 August 2020) Whilst the NHS has brilliantly met the threat of hospitals being overwhelmed by covid-19, it is...

Reducing demand for services post Covid-19 & recovery planning

Reducing demand for services post Covid-19 & recovery planning

The NHS is expecting high demand for services as we come out of the Covid-19 pandemic. Vantage has delivered reductions in outpatient attendances of 30% prior to the crisis and is now looking at ways to further increase this number. Recovery Plan for GPs We offer a...

Support to the NHS during Covid-19 pandemic

Support to the NHS during Covid-19 pandemic

Vantage provides AI-based pathway management for around one third of UK dentists, in 65 CCG areas. For these clients, we were quickly able to create a directory of services and develop new pathways within our Rego platform to ensure that local dentists could quickly and easily refer patients to their local urgent care hub. With the help of NHS England, the work was completed in record time and the service was operational in just a few weeks. As a bonus, Vantage implemented an electronic prescribing service which removed the need for paper prescription and, as a result, reduced the risk of infection.

Supporting the NHS Elective Care Transformation Programme

Supporting the NHS Elective Care Transformation Programme

Around the country STPs and CCGs have created local pathway guidance to support GPs in deciding how to treat and refer their patients. In most cases this guidance is on paper (or electronic paper such as PDFs). The GP does not have the time to read the guidance or to...

Outpatient Transformation – The Missing Link

Outpatient Transformation – The Missing Link

Outpatient Transformation Programmes have been running across the NHS since 2018. So why so little success? The programmes have generated thousands of guides and pathways. Mainly on paper, but sometimes in the form of electronic manually and forms. Hundreds of...