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What is the 2021/22 priorities and planning guidance?

What is the 2021/22 priorities and planning guidance?

The NHS 2021/22 priorities and operational planning guidance, published by NHS England and NHS Improvement sets out the priorities for the year for local systems, with the recovery of services from Covid-19, meeting new care demands and reducing the backlogs that...

Meet the Innovator – Q&A with David Ezra

Meet the Innovator – Q&A with David Ezra

In this edition, we caught up with David Ezra, Head of Transformation at Vantage Health; a company providing technology-driven solutions to the NHS as part of its mission to help transform the way healthcare is delivered. Health Innovation Network, March 2020...

Vantage chosen by DIT as one of 100 top companies

Vantage chosen by DIT as one of 100 top companies

Following this morning’s announcement – DIT launches Digital Health Playbook for ‘The First 100' – Vantage Health is thrilled to be one of the leading UK digital health innovators selected to showcase their talents to healthcare systems across the world. Please find...

Leading the Way: Pilot Podcast Episode

Leading the Way: Pilot Podcast Episode

The NHS is on the cusp of a revolution. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to faster technology adoption rates than ever before. But how do you tell the good from the average, or bad technologies? And which will transform the NHS and improve patient care? Please click here...

Vantage Health wins HTN Now Award 2021

Vantage Health wins HTN Now Award 2021

Vantage Health is delighted to have won the Excellence in Digital Pathways award at the HTN Now Awards 2021 following the implementation of the AI platform Rego Care Navigator at Oxfordshire CCG. The HTN Now Awards aims to share and celebrate innovations, teams and...

Key steps for implementing innovation in a crisis

Key steps for implementing innovation in a crisis

A common reflection on last year is that if there were any positives, it was how quickly technology-based innovations were introduced to the NHS and how effective they were in addressing the crisis. What would have normally taken six months was achieved in less than...

End of Year Q&A with Our Head of Transformation

End of Year Q&A with Our Head of Transformation

As we draw closer to the New Year, our Head of Transformation reflects on the past year, looking at the impact of Covid-19 and how the NHS can address some of its long-term issues Pre-Covid-19, what state was the NHS in? Even before the onset of Covid-19, the NHS was...

Rego Care Navigator in Oxfordshire CCG

Rego Care Navigator in Oxfordshire CCG

Oxfordshire CCG sought to address the problem that too many patients were being referred to secondary care, increasing pressures on hospitals. A key part of this was resolving the inconsistent use by GPs of the latest pathway guidance when referring patients,...

Advice & Guidance

Advice & Guidance

Hospitals were struggling to cope with the unprecedented demand for their services as a result of Covid-19, with significant restrictions placed on elective care. Several CCGs and Trusts requested Vantage Health’s support to ensure that patients continued to receive...

What should the future of outpatient care look like?

What should the future of outpatient care look like?

Vantage Health was delighted to partner with HSJ on a webinar that explored the topic of what should the future of outpatient care look like. During the discussion, the panel were asked how will transformation be delivered? What will need to change and what should...

How can we solve the issue of NHS waiting times?

How can we solve the issue of NHS waiting times?

With the ongoing pandemic, the NHS is facing. One of its biggest challenges. With increased demand and stretched resources, it is unsurprising that Trusts across England are unable to meet their targets. In particular, when it comes to patient waiting times.  The...

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...

Vantage Health’s AI Platform Rego Live in Oxfordshire CCG

Vantage Health’s AI Platform Rego Live in Oxfordshire CCG

Vantage Health is excited to announce we are now live with our AI platform Rego in Oxfordshire CCG, with GPs able to use it for referring patients to the best care option for their patients based on local pathways in under a minute. Rego helps clinicians direct...

DeRS – NHS ENGLAND South East

DeRS – NHS ENGLAND South East

Increasing pressures on hospital dental services. In many cases, patients were referred to inappropriate settings. Referrals were delayed and became expensive to manage. Healthcare activity information was sparse and arriving too late to be of use.Local pathways for...

Referral Management Centre

Referral Management Centre

Referral Management Centre need to reduce costs to meet the budget requirements of a local referral management service for around 100,000 referrals per year. Solution Vantage worked with the management team to identify current and ideal process flow. The eRS Optimiser...

West Suffolk Teledermatology Service

West Suffolk Teledermatology Service

Patient waiting too long for the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions. Patient often waited several weeks or months to be seen and had to travel long distances to a hospital for appointments. What was done Local GPs identified the potential for Teledermatology...

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.

Vantage Health Awarded Innovate UK Grant

Vantage Health Awarded Innovate UK Grant

An AI-powered solution for managing demand for hospital services has been awarded a grant from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, in recognition of its effectiveness in dealing with the huge increase in demand for hospital services due to the Covid-19 crisis....

Reducing pressure on hospital dental services for NHS England (South East)

Reducing pressure on hospital dental services for NHS England (South East)

Vantage worked with local dentists, hospital consultants and commissioners to agree referral guidelines (known as pathways). The guidelines were added to Rego. Rego was then made available to all referring dentists, and linked to their practice software to avoid duplicating patient information. Dentists were only asked pertinent questions so as not to waste their time.

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...

Rego helps speed up hospital referral workflow

Rego helps speed up hospital referral workflow

The hospital felt it was spending too much time processing referrals. It wished to implement a specialist workflow solution to reduce clinical and administrative efforts in managing incoming referrals. Solution Vantage worked with the NHS Trust to...