Technology enabled care helps people manage their COPD at home and keeps them out of hospital
The case for technology enabled care
There’s a shortage of clinicians, our population is ageing and more people have comorbidities. The situation is not sustainable.
CliniTouch Vie presents an opportunity to:
CliniTouch Vie gives people with chronic COPD the confidence to manage the disease at home, and gives clinicians better information to enable remote support for these patients.
A recent study by Ghosh et al1 demonstrated that technology enabled care can reduce unplanned hospital admission rates for COPD patients who suffer from frequent exacerbations.
reduction in unscheduled COPD admissions
absolute savings per patient enrolled
return on investment in CliniTouch Vie
1Ghosh S, O’Kelly N, Roberts EJ et al. Combined interventions for COPD admissions within an urban setting. BJHCM: 2016;3:122–131.
Return on Investment
For every £1 spent on CliniTouch Vie. £4.84 was returned in savings net of all costs2
2Ghosh, S., O’Kelly, N., Weir, A., Roberts, E.J., Barker, C. and Swift, J. A cost saving intervention for patients with severe breathlessness. British Journal of Healthcare Management 2018; 24:2-4.