VitalHub subsidiary wins technology company of the year award
TORONTO, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – VitalHub Corp. (the “Company” or “VitalHub”) (TSXV: VHI) is pleased to announce that Synopsis has been named the winner of the British Data Awards, in the Technology Company category of the Year category (
Synopsis, the marquis and asset platform previously acquired from VitalHub Intouch with Health (“Intouch”) subsidiary won another award, honored at the British Data Awards, in the Technology Company of the Year category (
The British Data Awards are an annual campaign aimed at uncovering data success stories. Organizations participating this year include FTSE 100 giants, tech unicorns, innovative start-ups, public sector bodies, nonprofits and everything in between.
VitalHub’s entry into pricing focused on how Synopsis uses data to improve the preoperative assessment journey. Synopsis was developed and launched as the first digital preoperative assessment route with full integration into the Hospital Patient Administration System (“PAS”) / Electronic Patient Record (“EPR”) – resulting in previously unrealized efficiency gains in preoperative assessment services.
In another important milestone, Synopsis Home was launched last year, allowing patients to complete their preoperative assessment at home and then share their data with the hospital triage team. This feature has been very important in supporting new infection prevention measures introduced in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The distinction was awarded following an extensive scoring process conducted by a jury of leaders in technology, data and medical technology. The 2021 judges include: Neil Carden, COO of Forth Point, Jason Johnson, co-founder of Predatech, Mahana Mansfield, Data Science Director at Deliveroo, Tej Parikh, Chief Economist at the Institute of Directors, Harriet Rees, Head of Data Science at Starling Bank and Dr Jo Watts, CEO and founder of Effini.
“I want to congratulate all of our 2021 winners,” said Jason Johnson, co-founder of Predatech and judge of the British Data Awards. “With 149 nominations received this year, being named a Winner is a great achievement, and all organizations should feel immensely proud. I can’t wait to see what the next 12 months have in store for our winners.
“We greatly appreciate the continued recognition of the value of our solutions as we continue to innovate and create value for healthcare systems globally,” said Dan Matlow, CEO of VitalHub Corp. “This award is a demonstration of the applicability of the Synopsis product to today’s healthcare landscape, where it has become more vital than ever to optimize the operational effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare systems. We look forward to continuing to increase our influence in providing value-added services to our customers. “
Intouch with Health was also recognized at the awards ceremony, as a finalist for the “Healthcare Organization of the Year” award.
Software for health and social service providers designed to simplify user experience and optimize results.
VitalHub provides technology to health and social service providers, including; Hospitals, regional health authorities, mental health, long-term care, home care, community and social services. VitalHub solutions cover the categories of electronic health record (EHR), case management, care coordination, patient flow and operational visibility and DOCit mobile applications.
The Company has a strong two-pronged growth strategy, targeting organic growth opportunities within its product line and pursuing an aggressive merger and acquisition plan. Currently, VitalHub serves over 275 customers in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Qatar and Latvia. VitalHub is based in Toronto, Canada, with an offshore development center in Sri Lanka. The Company is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “VHI”.
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Founded in 1999, Intouch with Health is the leading provider of patient flow management solutions for the acute NHS sector.
The Intouch with Health Patient Journey platform enables NHS Trusts and healthcare organizations to manage all patient workflows and optimize the flow of outpatient care efficiently.
The Intouch platform currently processes over 30 million NHS outpatient appointments per year and supports over 110 NHS hospitals to improve communication and information management, reduce costs and improve overall quality .
The Intouch platform handles around 31% of all NHS outpatients, using real-time data and integrated mixed pathways to improve patient flow and support more efficient patient care.
The award-winning Synopsis platform enables hospitals to digitally manage the entire preoperative assessment, removing paper trails, increasing data security and delivering significant organizational benefits.
Synopsis has been used across the NHS to perform over 120,000 preoperative patient assessments, contributing to an average saving of £ 1.4million per trust. Savings are generated by reducing last minute surgery cancellations by 20% on average and further reductions in administration time, freeing up time from nursing to wards and increasing patient satisfaction along the way surgical.
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