Edge Health at Four – Our Impact

February 14, 2021 • Reading time 2 minutes

As Edge Health turns four, we are proud to share some of our biggest achievements and most impactful work.

Edge Health At Four Achievements

In summary:

  • Edge Health was one of 20 organisations accepted onto DigitalHealth.London accelerator, recognised by FT as a leading healthcare consultancy (2020, and 2021), shortlisted for an HSJ award, ‘highly commended’ by the HTN, and shortlisted as a Digital Leader in 2020.
  • £3m saved at South Tees from reduced overtime through better theatre utilisation enabled by SpaceFinder – one of the first successful uses of AI used in the NHS and highlighted by CQC as “Outstanding Practice”
  • £294 million saved for the NHS in 2019 on the biological drug Adalimumab following Edge Health support for novel procurement mechanism
  • 3rd highest A&E performance following +700 bed reconfiguration enabled by bed modelling
  • +1,000 GIRFT reports from orthopaedics to neonatal intensive care delivered to front line clinicians across the whole NHS based on Edge Health analysis
  • 5-day test-to-release policy for air passengers introduced following far-reaching Edge Health analysis – over 40% more effective at reducing Covid-19 infections than the previous policy
  • First organisation to publicly quantify the possibly devastating impact of COVID-19 on the NHS
  • + 3,000 press mentions of Edge Health’s research work on COVID-19 and coverage on major national and international news networks
  • +100 General Practices supported with quality improvement and population health analytics – all visited in person
  • +£500 million of capital investment supported based on our clinical demand analysis and capacity modelling, including Moorfield’s new eye hospital and St George’s new ED
  • +12,000 procedures protected during the COVID-19 crisis for time-critical cancer patients
  • £[confidential] multi-million saving in private hospital dispute with an insurer based on Edge Health analysis of claims data
  • 212 reports prepared to give patients and clinical teams comparative data to support quality improvement of services for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Edge Health supported the first nationwide data collection on Hospital-Acquired Thrombosis
  • Supporting the roll-out of a national clinical improvement portal to over 1,000 surgeons
  • £30 million additional funding for a group of specialist hospitals
  • ISO90001, ISO27001, and CyberEssentials accreditations to help protect data

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Published 14th February 2021

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Edge Health are a specialist UK healthcare analytics consultancy that use data and insights to improve the delivery of health and care services, so that better outcomes can be delivered more efficiently.