Location: United Kingdom
Their product range is revolutionising treatment both in ambulances and hospitals by virtually connecting experts to the patients who need them.
Visionable is creating ways to make healthcare accessible no matter the location of the patient. In rural areas of England, access to specific specialists can be limited. For example, thrombolysis or ‘clot-busting’ treatment can be the difference between life or death for a stroke victim. Yet patients that are eligible for this treatment often are unable to receive it within the crucial 3 hours after the start of the symptoms.
Visionable’s solution in this setting enables healthcare professionals to quickly connect with stroke specialists via video to begin a diagnosis, review images from the hospital CT scanner, and make the decision to commence treatment. Following implementation in the NHS East of England, 41% of stroke patients received thrombolysis compared to less than 5% previously and treatment time has been reduced by 48 minutes.
Their connected ambulance platform enables paramedics to contact critical care experts while on the move allowing quicker access to care or diverting ambulances to the most appropriate places. The Visionable platform can be adapted for use as virtual clinics or wards, in care homes, or to support multidisciplinary discussions. The company is seeking to save lives by eliminating barriers that keep patients from receiving the expert help they need.