The Potential of Person Centric Wireless Mobile Devices and Telehealth Solutions By Ahmad Jubbawey Vensa Health Sustaining...
Healthcare Spend Trends... <ul><li>Healthcare spending has been growing twice as fast as the economy over a decade… </li><...
Government Spending <ul><li>Currently  20% </li></ul><ul><li>By 2026  ≈40% </li></ul><ul><li>Unsustainable …   </li></ul>
Challenges 1 <ul><li>Patients missing their scheduled appointments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In hospitals, average of 9% misse...
Challenges 2 <ul><li>Ageing Population and People with long term conditions – Emergency & Hospitalizations </li></ul><ul><...
So where to from here <ul><li>Throwing money at the problem ??? </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental changes to what we deliver a...
Leverage of Basic Mobile Phone <ul><li>Basic Mobile Phone adoption is nearly 100% - Leverage </li></ul><ul><li>Streamline ...
Case Study 1 – Text-messaging in GP Surgeries  <ul><li>Measuring the effectiveness of TXT2Remind interface with PMS </li><...
Case Studies 1- Mobile Messaging Primary Healthcare <ul><li>Has the service reduced your missed appointments? </li></ul>15...
Case Studies 1- Mobile Messaging Primary Healthcare <ul><li>Has the service increased the recall response rates for high-n...
CMDHB Trial <ul><li>Introduction of mobile messaging in outpatient services </li></ul><ul><li>DNA’s reduced by 5% </li></u...
Telehealth – What is it? <ul><li>Health providers remotely monitoring long term conditions </li></ul><ul><li>COPD, Congest...
Telehealth – Next Gen Mobiles
Telehealth – Store & Forward Units <ul><li>COPD </li></ul><ul><li>CHF </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes  </li></ul>Blood pressure...
Telehealth Trials in the UK <ul><li>U.K. Department of Health National Telehealth Trial – 6000 Patients  </li></ul><ul><li...
Telehealth Trials in the UK <ul><li>Sheffield PCT COPD Trial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prevalence of COPD in community is high...
Telehealth Trials in the UK <ul><li>From the Telehealth trials undertaken in the UK, it has the potential to allow patient...
myHealth Network <ul><li>Vensa is currently developing the myHealth network: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two way electronic mess...
About Vensa <ul><li>Focused on providing person centric communications </li></ul><ul><li>We currently support over 300 pri...
Thank You <ul><li>Thank you… </li></ul>
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The Potential of Person Centric Wireless Mobile Devices and Telehealth Solutions

  1. 1. The Potential of Person Centric Wireless Mobile Devices and Telehealth Solutions By Ahmad Jubbawey Vensa Health Sustaining rising healthcare costs and providing quality care
  2. 2. Healthcare Spend Trends... <ul><li>Healthcare spending has been growing twice as fast as the economy over a decade… </li></ul><ul><li>From 1996-2006, four leading causes of growth account for 70% of the Growth: </li></ul>≈ 10% Ageing Population ≈ 20% Front-line labour costs ≈ 20% Increase in availability of treatments ≈ 20% Population Growth
  3. 3. Government Spending <ul><li>Currently 20% </li></ul><ul><li>By 2026 ≈40% </li></ul><ul><li>Unsustainable … </li></ul>
  4. 4. Challenges 1 <ul><li>Patients missing their scheduled appointments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In hospitals, average of 9% missed attendance rates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amounts for $60 million in lose of service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicable in Primary Sector </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Traditional Media Communication is increasingly becoming ineffective </li></ul>
  5. 5. Challenges 2 <ul><li>Ageing Population and People with long term conditions – Emergency & Hospitalizations </li></ul><ul><li>Medication compliance…Oh gosh!!! </li></ul>
  6. 6. So where to from here <ul><li>Throwing money at the problem ??? </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental changes to what we deliver and how we deliver it – Needs to be reviewed… </li></ul>Opportunities to Innovate!!!
  7. 7. Leverage of Basic Mobile Phone <ul><li>Basic Mobile Phone adoption is nearly 100% - Leverage </li></ul><ul><li>Streamline appointment reminders via text-messages </li></ul><ul><li>Day to day communication in GP: Lab result notifications, recalls… </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities to introduce Medication reminders </li></ul>
  8. 8. Case Study 1 – Text-messaging in GP Surgeries <ul><li>Measuring the effectiveness of TXT2Remind interface with PMS </li></ul><ul><li>Survey focused on appointment reminders and communication with high-needs </li></ul><ul><li>Mail out sent to 200 selected practice, 27 responded to the questionnaire. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Case Studies 1- Mobile Messaging Primary Healthcare <ul><li>Has the service reduced your missed appointments? </li></ul>15 Yes 2 No 3 Don’t know 7 N/A
  10. 10. Case Studies 1- Mobile Messaging Primary Healthcare <ul><li>Has the service increased the recall response rates for high-needs patients? </li></ul>17 Yes 0 No 5 Don’t know 5 N/A
  11. 11. CMDHB Trial <ul><li>Introduction of mobile messaging in outpatient services </li></ul><ul><li>DNA’s reduced by 5% </li></ul><ul><li>5000 more patients are seen per year! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Telehealth – What is it? <ul><li>Health providers remotely monitoring long term conditions </li></ul><ul><li>COPD, Congestive Heart Failure and Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Potential to allow Primary providers establish if an intervention is necessary. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Telehealth – Next Gen Mobiles
  14. 14. Telehealth – Store & Forward Units <ul><li>COPD </li></ul><ul><li>CHF </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul>Blood pressure, pulse rate and blood oxygen levels monitoring blood pressure, pulse rate, blood oxygen and weight monitoring  blood pressure, pulse rate and blood oxygen level monitoring and Glucose meter
  15. 15. Telehealth Trials in the UK <ul><li>U.K. Department of Health National Telehealth Trial – 6000 Patients </li></ul><ul><li>Nottingham City PCT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40% hospital activity relates to long term conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trial showed reductions in hospital admissions, GP and community nurse visits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PCT Mainstreamed service to 800 patients now. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Telehealth Trials in the UK <ul><li>Sheffield PCT COPD Trial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prevalence of COPD in community is high 8% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telehealth reduced COPD related hospital visits by 50% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freeing up secondary providers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home visits by COPD nurses reduced by 80% </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Telehealth Trials in the UK <ul><li>From the Telehealth trials undertaken in the UK, it has the potential to allow patient to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medication Compliant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase understanding of their condition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reassurance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patients stays at home where they prefer to be </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. myHealth Network <ul><li>Vensa is currently developing the myHealth network: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two way electronic message exchange between health providers and patients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support different media, Text-message, Clinical measurements generated from medical device… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HL7 complaint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adheres to the ISO/IEEE 11073 family of health informatics standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auckland PHO Trial … </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. About Vensa <ul><li>Focused on providing person centric communications </li></ul><ul><li>We currently support over 300 primary healthcare providers through TXT2Remind </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at a number of DHB trials for outpatient services </li></ul><ul><li>Company is passionate about healthcare and making a difference </li></ul>
  20. 20. Thank You <ul><li>Thank you… </li></ul>

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