Innovative approaches to reduction in hospital admissions.

Industry and academia are asked for ideas which will provide innovative approaches to reduction in hospital admissions.

This challenge is being launched by South Central SHA. It is looking to all sectors – both within and outside the NHS to bring new technologies and new practice to bear on the achievement of an ambitious target of

a 20% reduction in admissions to hospital within the next 2 years.

Successful responses will offer the following benefits:

Efficiency – responsive to the quality and productivity agenda

Scale – wide impact

Acceptability – improves patient and staff experience

Cost – sound return on the investment

Pace – rapid results

Evidence – clinically acceptable

More detail on the challenge is listed on the Technology Strategy Board website:  http://www.innovateuk.org/content/competition/sbri/reduction-in-hospital-admissions.ashx

The SBRI Team.

Technology Strategy Board

A1, North Star House

North Star Avenue

Swindon

SN2 1JF

Switchboard: +44 1793 442700

www.innovateuk.org

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