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Whzan technology bringing almost £2m in savings in Leicestershire and Essex

Updated: Oct 30, 2023

A promise we make to those buying Whzan technology is, if implemented and used properly, it will make a tangible, measurable and significant difference. It’s specifically designed to enhance patient and resident assessments, enable confident decision-making and deliver significant savings in time, resources and money.

Recent reports from two regions who have implemented Whzan products over the past couple of years detail their experiences using Whzan and the significant results they’ve seen.

LLR (Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland) Connected Care Programme

LLR ICS Connected Care Programme recently ran a pilot of digital deterioration monitoring tools in care homes across the region. This pilot saw Blue Boxes deployed in 32 care homes to measure resident vital signs and escalate concerns.

A report was recently published on the initial results of this pilot - these were the findings:

  • So far, homes have taken over 5,800 observations – 422 of these were full NEWS2 scores

  • There had been a noticeable reduction in hospital admissions and ambulance callouts

  • Communication between homes and GPs/nurses had also improved

  • Learning disability homes especially benefitted

  • Estimated savings were over £600,000 over four months

  • Further savings were likely if the pilot was expanded

The full report put together by the wonderful Tara at These Hands Academy can be found below.

LLR Evaluation Final 6-7-23[89]
Download PDF • 840KB

Mid and South Essex ICS

MSE ICS established two virtual wards in January 2022 – Respiratory and Frailty. The aim being to provide hospital-level care at home, avoiding admissions and enabling early discharge.

A report was published, analysing the impact, performance, outcomes and lessons of the virtual wards between January and July 2022. The results were as follows:

  • There was an estimated reduction of 1,406 acute hospital bed days, this brought an estimated saving of £1.3m

  • The monthly savings are estimated to be £100,347 in the Respiratory ward and £230,202 in the Frailty ward

  • Other positive outcomes included increased patient independence reduced infections and low readmissions

Recommendations of the back of these findings were to optimise operations, expand capacity, address existing barriers and continue the evaluation.

Again, you can read the full report below

Rapid Evaluation of Mid and South Essex ICS Virtual Hospital V3 Final Report
Download DOCX • 18.35MB

Outcomes like these are exactly what we set out to achieve with our technology.

Organisations with limited budgets are seeing huge savings and their people are able to deliver a better service for their patients and residents. Most importantly, vulnerable individuals are being kept out of hospital and able to live healthier lives in the place they call home.

Please get in touch for more information or an informal chat about your unique situation.


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