VBHC Dragons Grant and Endorsement

“Participation in the competition inspired us to continue our activities, and the Jury Raport gives us valuable tips on how to plan our future activities”

– Ewa Bandurska, PhD | Pomeranian Model for Integrated Care, Winner VBHC Dragons Grant 2021 –

 

 

Want to attend the VBHC Dragons Grant and Endorsement 2022?

Email [NAME] + [ORGANIZATION] and [NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS] to info@vbhc.eu

 

VBHC Dragons Grant 2022 Nominees

 

 

 

 

 

(1)

Quality of Life Booster for OSA patients. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder that can lead to major neurocognitive and cardiovascular sequelae like sudden death, stroke or heart arrhythmia. The prevalence is estimated to be ~20% of whom ~80% are not diagnosed. The annual cost of OSA for NHS is high and increasing every year. Read more…

 

 

 

 

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Medical students in the role of medical coaches. Every patient is unique and deserves the best care customized to his/her special wishes and needs. Unfortunately, 15% of the patients feel not seen and heard. Patients also encounter an information gap within the fragmented care process. Up to 80% of the medical information will be lost and will be misunderstood by the patient. The estimated cost in the Netherlands of this misunderstandings are about 350 million euro every year. Read more…

 

 

 

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Value-based procurement initiative for heart failure diagnostics. Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) of NHS Wales, Roche Diagnostics UK Ltd, Life Sciences Hub Wales and Digipharm have launched a cutting-edge collaborative initiative to explore an innovative value-based contracting approach to pioneer sustainable value-based procurement models in Wales. Read more…

 

 

 

(4)

No Gap Joints Short Stay Treatment. Australia’s private health Insurance industry is in decline, industry stakeholders collaborate in the design and implementation of services to ensure members enjoy timely access to safe, high quality services, limit member out of pocket charges to bolster the value proposition of private healthcare and ensure health insurance remains affordable to encourage participation.  HCF, Australias largest not for profit insurer has partnerned with hospitals, surgeons and clinicians in the design and implementation of Joint Member Value Initiatives including the ‘ HCF No Gap Joints Program’ (HCF Program) to deliver an enhanced experience to members requiring surgery to replace hip and knee joints.  Read more…

 

 

 

 

 

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VBH in Therapeutic Area Gastro. Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic medical condition affecting 2.5-3 million people in Europe with a direct healthcare cost of 4.6–5.6 bn Euros/year. In Italy, there are around 250,000 people affected. It is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of the digestive tract: Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis. There is currently no cure for IBD and medical treatments have two main goals: achieving and maintaining remission. Read more…

 

VBHC Dragons Endorsement 2022 Nominees

 

 

 

 

(6)

Super App for the Healthcare Ecosystem. Snabb (https://snabb.cl/) is a web/mobile platform that improves access to health care services and tools that allows an individual to better manage their healthcare and get better results. Mirroring different providers ERPs, patients can search many more options to schedule an appointment with a physician or for other health care service (i.e., labs, Rx, vaccination, etc.) We also have and algorithm that can offer accelerate a scheduled appointment, so patients don’t have to keep waiting if an opening becomes available in their physician’s agenda. They can accelerate with the same doctor, within the same provider or with another physician (same specialty) within the same city. Read more…

 

 

 

 

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Hitting the Bulls AI. The main challenges faced in the field of neurological disorders are that less than 10% of brain scans follow standard guidelines. About 24% of reports contain discrepancies. In clinical measures, the error rate of evaluating disability is about 30%, and 50% of information is not reported. In order to overcome these challenges, icometrix has developed and implemented a value-based care platform for neurological conditions, such as Multiple Sclerosis. The platform integrates AI-driven CE-marked and FDA-cleared technology to ensure that clinically relevant information is of sufficient quality, quantified, and available to the relevant care team member. Read more…

 

 

 

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Proactive and patient-centered telecare. Aim and focus – The initiative focusses on proactive and person-centered telecare to support frail and vulnerable people applying (medical) risk stratification. Recent research, has identified the increase in average time that service users were able to live safely and independently with progressively more advanced support, extending their use of the service with an average of 1,5 years. As a result of the increasing mean age at cessation, concern was raised regarding potential impact on ambulance mobilisations as an indicator of wider emergency healthcare demands. The purpose of this study was therefore to investigate this impact. Read more…

 

 

 

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Greenhabit. In Europe 9 in 10 adults die of chronic diseases. Chronic diseases  cause over 700 billion euro cost for medical treatment and great loss of quality of life for the patient. Greenhabit is the “cure” for chronic diseases and healthy ageing.  Greenhabit is an 3-month gamified holistic digital treatment program, applied by healthcare professionals to help their patients with sustainable behavioral change. The self management Intervention educates the patient on Health and a positive mindset and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Read more…

 

 

 

 

 

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Swiss Upper Extremity Outcomes Registry. The biggest challenge of every modern health system in this decade is to truly put patients first. That requires measuring performance, listening to patients’ opinions, and working to improve their outcomes and experiences. In Switzerland there isn’t any structured system to register outcomes measurements of the treatments for hand and wrist conditions, even though they are the most important basis to control and improve quality, catalyze communication and decision making between physicians and patients and build a research database, to be used for comparative research, health technology assessment and benchmarking between institutions. Read more…