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Rehabilitation EnAblement in CHronic Heart Failure (REACH-HF)
REACH-HF (Rehabilitation EnAblement in CHronic Heart Failure) is a facilitated evidence based cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and self-management programme for use at home. It comprises the ‘heart failure manual’, a relaxation CD, a choice of exercise (walking programme or a chair-based DVD) a 'progress tracker' for patients, and a ‘family and friends resource’ for caregivers.
Life QI's journey started when an early partnership was formed in 2015 with the South West of England Academic Health Science Network, in England with an aim to deliver an online platform that assisted frontline health and social care staff in running quality improvement (QI) projects. Levels of improvement work varied across a range of organisations with limited accessibility to the data. Staff became increasingly frustrated with using multiple, clunky software applications to record their quality improvement and patient safety work which identified a clear gap in the market for an all-in-one solution.
HCI (Health and Care Innovations)
HCI transform pathways of care using digital patient information and platforms. They work with hospital trusts to redesign their pathways of care to include digital interventions that will make significant reductions in outpatient appointments.
Ultramed has developed MyPreOp® which is the flagship program in the Ultraprep® suite of six integrated products.
Improving the systems available during a mental health crisis can support staff and patients during a very difficult time of care. S12 Solutions is an app designed to reduce the time spent bringing the right team together for a Mental Health Act assessment.