Definition Health and Royal Surrey Foundation Trust

Use Of A Total Digital Surgery Tool To Improve Prehabilitation Of Patients And Increase Effectiveness Of Surgery Pathways Within Hospitals

Definition Health and Royal Surrey Foundation Trust’s partnership has demonstrated the importance of digital transformation in elective care. Using an end-to-end digital surgical pathway that supports patients from the moment they are referred for surgery through pre-op assessment and then into the post-discharge phase when they have returned home. Definition Health offers an innovative approach to patients’ healthcare journeys through its web-based apps, the technology refocusing the surgical pathway around the patient, to avoid unnecessary appointments and cancellations. This end-to-end approach results in better patient outcomes, cost savings, increased efficiency and hospital capacity. The judges were impressed by the way that the voices of the patient, staff and overall service could be heard throughout the presentation for this entry. The impact of this initiative is evident and the judges felt that there is potential for further deployment.

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