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2438Achiever Medical Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)Sandie ShokarDigital health innovations01/08/2017 - 07:19Publish
With increasingly stringent regulations and greater emphasis on profitability placed on laboratories, Achiever Medical LIMS was designed in conjunction with leading scientists & clinicians to provide an easy-to-use sample management system ... read more >>
By James Turner on 08/08/2017
No Ip input needed
By Chris Dyke on 07/08/2017
Ready to publish.
2433Learning from Excellence (LfE) launch in maternity at Heart of England NHS Foundation trust.Hayley ButlerLearning from Excellence - call for abstracts20/07/2017 - 11:42Detailed Submission

HEFT provides maternity services across 3 sites and has a birth rate of approx 10500 births per year. Following the Care Quality Commission’s inspection of HEFT in 2014 the Head of Midwifery commissioned an Internal Quality Review, reviewers ... read more >>
2432Feedback CentreIan HughesMarketing Digital Capability18/07/2017 - 14:35Publish
LHM have designed a system with Health and Care organisations and the public to help them achieve more engagement, reduce risk, improve security and lower the costs involved in engagement.  

Our digital strategy brings together an organisations ... read more >>
By Joanne Mewis on 21/07/2017
I've read and rated it so can the next person to rate it also publish it please, thanks, Jo
2431MOVOBall - The Data Driven Gym Ball for evidence based treatmentsStephen PriestnallInnovation and Technology Payment (ITP) – Benefits of Taking Part for Industry17/07/2017 - 13:50Sign Posted

MOVOBall is basically a gym ball joystick where the user can use their own body weight and muscles to interact with Video Games and Applications to deliver exercise programs and specifically isolate certain muscle groups.

​Healthcare ...
By Joanne Mewis on 21/07/2017
This submission relates to the (NHS E) Innovation Technology Payment event, it was an opportunity to ask questions prior to the event, however no question raised, and the campaign is now closed as the event (18.7.17) has been held and the submitter has been signed posted to the ITP application process and guidance for applicants.
2426Hailadoc Virtual Care NinaDigital health innovations13/07/2017 - 14:11Publish
Hailadoc is a cloud-based secure clinical communication system that 
enables health professionals to connect, communicate and collaborate with patients virtually ( web/app based system) through messaging, file/ photo/ image sharing and video chat. ... read more >>
By Elaine Russell on 17/08/2017
Hello Nina.  This might be a possibility for something I am currently looking at.  Would you be willing to have a chat about this? I would like to understand more about your progress and timescales.
By Joanne Mewis on 21/07/2017
Not sure about the quote "Information stored on an Amazon Web Server (AWS) that meets UK Government Standards on data security" in the attached brochure - but read and rated so can the next to rate it also publish it please, thanks, Jo

By Neil Mortimer on 24/07/2017
AWS is used as a secure platform by some approved tools, so that looks solid, but doesn't necessarily cover all the IG bases.  AWS ensures data are stored securely, but there's always a risk at 'end points'; I.e. The user's computer or iPad, the login system and the operator's computer.

I'll make contact & follow up.
By Tammy Holmes on 24/07/2017
I have emailed this one to Neil to get his comments before we publish. 
By Neil Mortimer on 25/07/2017
I've spoken to Nina and received a positive response.  Have suggested adding a few words about their progessing through attaining IG Toolkit accreditation. 
Have scored on the basis that Nina makes the edits she described.
2420Promoting communication, recognition, intervention & prevention of Mental Health via the Applio - Game Based Learning platformTony ChamberlainMental Illness Prevention11/07/2017 - 13:55Publish
Our Game Based Learning platform has a unique difference over 'other' digital / serious games providers. Our platform provides the ability to easily change, update and amend game experiences, so that any investment in an experience is extended to ... read more >>
By Joanne Mewis on 21/07/2017
If someone took them up on their offer this could be one to watch! I've read and rated, can the next person to rate this also publish it please.  Thanks, Jo
2419Alamac Health & Social Care: Improving performance & sustainability across whole health & social care organisations & systemsSarah McGovernDigital health innovations06/07/2017 - 11:55Publish
Alamac are specialists in behavioural change and sustainable performance improvement. We apply a simple process, using a proven clinical method, and combine this with our technology to create sustainable change.

We work with our partner ...
2416End of Life: Improving access to patient care preferencesKeli ShipleyDigital health innovations04/07/2017 - 09:38Publish
Patients reassured their urgent care plan preferences are shared with appropriate health professionals after Epro develops End of Life care plans for a Global Digital Exemplar.

The challenge

The final stages of life with a terminal illness can ... read more >>
By James Turner on 05/07/2017
Commercial, they own the IP. Assuming want to put the product in the 'shop window'.
2413Promoting communication, intervention & prevention of Mental Health utilising the Applio - Game Based Learning platform.Tony ChamberlainMental Health Crisis Care03/07/2017 - 08:29Publish
Our Game Based Learning platform has a unique difference over 'other' digital / serious games providers. Our platform provides the ability to easily change, update and amend game experiences, so that any investment in an experience is extended to ... read more >>
By Jane Ball on 19/07/2017
Hi Tony
Just a small poiint about your elevator pitch - do you really mean to "prevent mental health"?  Perhaps it should refer to preventing mental ill-health?  Great idea btw, I wish you every success
By Tony Chamberlain on 19/07/2017
You are correct, unfortuantely I cannot change the subnission, once it has moved on from draft. Thank you.
By James Turner on 03/07/2017
Commercial and in discussions with IP firm, idea isnt something that can be protected and the code/design will be protected via copyright.
2411Caring For CarersJane PollockLearning from Excellence - call for abstracts28/06/2017 - 09:16Detailed Submission
Caring for Carers Project
With the increase in birth rates, staff shortages and negative organisational cultures, midwives often experience unexpected feelings of stress and can lose their passion for their role. As a newly qualified ... read more >>
By Tom Rose on 26/07/2017
It's a good idea to involve midwives during their training with a very positive activity in order not to put them off entering a reported very stressful career.
By James Turner on 28/06/2017
Would this be good as a case study too, in the warehouse?
2406FABS in the NHS - exercise and education for COPD patientsJoe RobinsonQuality Improvement in relation to LTCs23/06/2017 - 08:21Detailed Submission
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is estimated to cost the NHS £1 billion per annum (Keogh & McLean, 2016) for direct healthcare costs, and results in 115,000 emergency hospital admissions in the UK (NHS England, 2014).
Pulmonary ...
By Joanne Mewis on 10/07/2017
I've read and when we can rate it I will and publish. James they have an attachment that answers all the questions on a word document (requested by the campaign) so loads more on there! Hope we can publish soon, thanks, Jo
By Tammy Holmes on 28/06/2017
Problem reviewing which has been reported. 
By James Turner on 26/06/2017
Sharing best practice, not in a huge amount of we want to get more info from them?
2403BMFPaul RylanceOther innovations16/06/2017 - 18:04Publish
Our  web solution offers:
Real-time visibility of available beds: For all care Professionala across multiple care domains and a wide geographical area, including Hosoitals, Trusts, Boroughs and event Social Care block bookd beds. A search for any ... read more >>
By James Turner on 20/06/2017
Commercial/IP sorted. Looks like they want assistane finding hospitals to eveluate...
2402Knowledge sustainability through process visualisationTom RoseLearning from Excellence - call for abstracts15/06/2017 - 09:06Detailed Submission
In part this project has evolved as a result of the Author's interest in the NHS Releasing Time to Care initiative, particularly the Productive Ward series. A process mapping activity was included but any improvements identified remained, ... read more >>
By Tammy Holmes on 22/06/2017
This is part of a campaign to obtain abstracts for a conference - ill double check with Helen Hunt if she wants us to also review
By James Turner on 20/06/2017
No mention of IP. UoB innovation it seems so might be worth running it by Veemal. It's not the greatest submission eaither, not sure what they want, just to share the system, but again probably need to check that with ALTA. I will email Veemal.

2399Achieve paperlight with Epro’s digital dictation and document production tools Keli ShipleyDigital health innovations04/06/2017 - 20:43Publish
Epro Scrik is a third generation dictation, forms and documentation management mobile technology solution, designed by clinicians.
The solution uses a unique combination of structured data, dictation, templating, speech recognition and usability ... read more >>
By Joanne Mewis on 05/06/2017
"We are launching a telemarketing campaign on the 6th June across the West Midlands offering a FREE of Charge Paperlight Clinic to any NHS Trust in the West Midlands" = An interesting offer - I wonder what take up might be and what barriers Trusts may face to implement such a system - no mention of ongoing costs but I presume that will be mentioned in the detailed information submission - is the free offer something WMAHSN would actively promote to Trusts? I've rated and will wait for another moderator to rate then publish, thanks, Jo

2392Who's In Charge?David Disley-JonesOther innovations30/05/2017 - 15:05Publish
Parents from all backgrounds are putting their children at risk when they drink alcohol at home.

The 'Who's In Charge?' campaign from Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust depicts real life child harm scenarios and asks – ‘when you drink, ... read more >>
By James Turner on 06/06/2017
They have sold it previousy, but i am not sure if that is what they were planning to do now. I will ask...
By Tammy Holmes on 05/06/2017
This is one that me and James had a discussion with the Trust - James did we get any further with the model they are using, i know we did say they would be better just promoting it out. 
By Joanne Mewis on 05/06/2017
I'm not sure what they are asking for here - they have a campaign 'Who's In Charge' - are they selling it to other Trusts or using Meridian for wider promotion? Thoughts welcome! Thanks, Jo
2390Video guides to getting the most out of life with a long-term conditionsDominic ArkwrightSelf Care30/05/2017 - 09:51Publish
The Sound Doctor self-management library includes more than 300 short films and animations covering diabetes, COPD, dementia, heart failure and other conditions. The material is of exceptionally high quality and offers a structured programme of ... read more >>
2389SWITCH Waste solution - available to the NHS and healthcare sectorLouise WebsterAchieving financial, social and environmental sustainability26/05/2017 - 16:12Publish
The University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) has undertaken a transformational ‘Waste Management’ project which has resulted in a Waste Management service that is regarded as a national leader and is currently positioned in ... read more >>
By Chris Dyke on 31/05/2017
Hi Looks okay to me
2386A comprehensive video library to improve self-management of diabetesDominic ArkwrightDiabetes Prevention26/05/2017 - 10:15Publish
The Sound Doctor's unique self-management library includes 60 short films covering all aspects of living with diabetes. The material is of exceptionally high quality and offers a structured programme of education, which can be a lifelong companion ... read more >>
By James Turner on 06/06/2017
they own the IP and have the commercial model sorted, no IP advice needed. Will rate if/when i can.
By Joanne Mewis on 05/06/2017
Hi Tammy, this is a good submission but the 'rate' facility isn't available for some reason - shall we publish it anyway or wait until the problem is fixed? Thanks, Jo
By Tammy Holmes on 05/06/2017
I have reported the issue, we cant publish until it has been reviewed so hopefully it will be sorted soon. 
2385Medelinked Health PlatformIan GallifantExport ready genomics and precision medicine innovations24/05/2017 - 13:23Sign Posted
Medelinked is a UK-based global consumer health platform that helps consumers take control of the management of their health and wellness. Medelinked puts the patient at the centre of their care, through the democratisation of personal medical and ... read more >>
By Chris Dyke on 30/05/2017
Hi Concerns over information governance for NHS use as it is a Cloud based tool and no indication of N3 protocols - refered to NM before we contact them  
By James Turner on 25/05/2017
Commercial, IP not mentioned, can get in touch but assume most of it will be copyright, potential TM/branding so not sure what value I can add?
2373Connecting care with care facilities and the hospitalSimon HooperSelf Care22/05/2017 - 08:03Publish
ReMe supports dementia, older people, carers and families and accompanies the person across their care journey. ReMe was trialled and co-produced by dom care, care homes and in wards.

A new breed, we’ve christened ReMe ‘Activity Based’ ... read more >>
By James Turner on 25/05/2017
Commercial, they own IP, have rated.
2369Backpack-Friendly Professional Support When You Need It MostMartin HoggSelf Care18/05/2017 - 11:40Publish
What is BackPack?
Backpack enables employers to provide a one stop support package for their employees in times of need.
Employees phone a single phone line to access support for a range of issues including emotional support, managing physical and ... read more >>
By James Turner on 18/05/2017
Have spoken to Lucy and I will contact them re. the IP advice they are after.
2368Referral Tool: Identify local referral agenciesDarren WrightDigital health innovations16/05/2017 - 14:49Detailed Submission
Referral Tool app has been designed to quickly identify local organisations that you can refer clients to. It’s been created to complement any data system you use, entirely focusing on improving the quality of referrals.

The system works through ...
By Joanne Mewis on 10/07/2017
Not the best submission I don't feel they understand the complexities of joining up data from several local stakeholders to create the referral process they mention - anyway, rated it so if someone else can rate and publish that would be great. Thanks, Jo
2366Genomic MDT co-ordinator / validation scientistTammy HolmesWest Midlands Genomics Medicine Centre15/05/2017 - 09:18Approved
The introduction of a genomic MDT co-ordiantor/validation scientist would support the work of the West Midlands Genomics Medicine Centre. 

Role outline 
The post-holder will work across the Germline Rare Disease and Cancer Programmes at WMRGL, ... read more >>
2363Enabling self care management through tablet use for those with mild cognitive impairmentSimon HooperGetting people started with digital technology13/05/2017 - 20:57Rejected
RemindMeCare has been built to enable self-care management for those being cared for in the community. Its design enables those that are not familiar or comfortable with tablets to engage for the first time and to remain engaged. Repeat usage is ... read more >>
2362Connecting care with care facilities and the hospitalSimon HooperOther innovations13/05/2017 - 20:13Archived
ReMe supports dementia, older people, carers and families and accompanies the person across their care journey. ReMe was trialled and co-produced by dom care, care homes and in wards.
A new breed, we’ve christened ReMe ‘Activity Based’ ... read more >>
By Joanne Mewis on 22/05/2017
22.5.17 I am about to resubmit this to the self care campaign as requested by Simon, once done I shall archive this submission
By Tammy Holmes on 17/05/2017
Suggested more relevant to the self care campaign. 

Hi Simon 
Thank you for the clarification, i will go back to the campaign manager and let her know. 
With regards to your second submission i wondered whether you had seen our recently active campaign around Self Care.  This is a campaign that is being led by one of our Sub-regional Membership Innovation Councils that are held in the north, centre and south of the West Midlands region.  These groups are made up of stakeholders from across the healthcare sector including NHS trusts, public health, academic institutions, STP leads etc. More information can be found at:     
It looks like this campaign would be relevant to this submission.  If you would like to include this under this campaign and piece of work i have copied in Jo Mewis from our industry gateway who would be more than happy to help you move it across. 

By James Turner on 17/05/2017
Commercial and IP covered/owned by them.
2361HeartFlow - Improved Diagnosis and Analysis of Coronary Artery DiseaseBen ForrestOther innovations12/05/2017 - 16:12Screening
The diagnosis and care of patients with suspected coronary artery disease is significantly improved by the use of HeartFlow's FFRct analysis. Our process starts with data from a standard Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (CCTA). High-quality ... read more >>
By Nic anderson on 01/07/2017
I was a payer in the US for 7 years and was introduced to HeartFlow during that period. The option to avoid invasive CTA is exciting indeed. This will lessen the workload an already over-burdened cath lab with a health economically viable number needed to treat. I think it's a great technology.
By Mark Rabbat on 30/06/2017
FFR-CT provides superior patient care and helps guide treatment strategies with a single, noninvasive study that is low risk and provides accurate information.  HeartFlow FFR-CT analysis has the potential to completely change the way we manage coronary artery disease.
By Joanne Mewis on 28/06/2017
Have found UK registered address - HEARTFLOW U.K. LTD.
Company number 10018961
Have published as a result, thanks, Jo
By Chris Dyke on 30/05/2017
Hi I would hold on this at present as this based in Califonia, USA - they have a UK logged web site but no uk address and they are not registered UK Co.
I will contact for more info and to ask about their intentions within the UK.
By James Turner on 17/05/2017
Commercial, no IP advice needed, they alreat have patents, etc.
2359Efficient Thinking Innovation Capability & Maturity ProgrammeSteve BottWMAHSN Innovation Fellowship Programme 12/05/2017 - 14:07Detailed Review

We are currently engaged in developing a Local Authority led Innovation Capability & Maturity programme. It’s likely that this experience could provide a good fit with your plans for developing an Innovation Fellowship Programme. We would be ... read more >>
By Hugo Russell on 18/07/2017
I support the need for this [type] of programme. Efficient Thinking ran a test session at Serendip on 13 July with a variety of organisations in attendance [NHS Trust / BCC / Universities / Large organisations / SMEs] with significant positive and constructive feedback.
2357Amaven Exercise Medicine: Prevention and Recovery Through ExerciseTania SwiftSelf Care12/05/2017 - 10:37Publish
The Amaven programme adheres to up-to-date guidelines & best practise to deliver an effective & safe approach to caring for the wellbeing of older people. All our programmes have been designed by occupational therapists/physical activity ... read more >>
2341Changing Health - Evidence based digital support for prevention and management of diabetesJohn GrumittIdentification, prevention and management of diabetes03/05/2017 - 09:39Publish

Changing Health offers the first evidence based digital education and personalised support programme for people living with Type 2 diabetes. Our digital diabetes prevention programme is currently under evaluation by Public Health England to be ... read more >>
By John Grumitt on 07/08/2017
Keen to make our service as easy to use and as effective as possible for everyone, we have focused hard on the interaction with healthcare professionals. Through close collaboration we have created an innovative pathway for patients to be recruited that has led to a hugely update in education and supported self management. Tests have revealed that practices and community service providers using this new route achieve three times the response than traditional methods of engagement. Patients responding have been found to be more highly motivated than those recruited via traditional channels. Initial feedback from commissioners and providers has been very positive. 

We'd be pleased to explore this further with West Midlands commissioners and providers on request. 
By John Grumitt on 07/08/2017
Today we are in seven CCGs, in London, Birmingham and Manchester with several more due to offer Changing Health's services to their patients in the coming months. 

Most recently we have been creating further innovative solutions for people at risk of Type 2 diabetes and last week completed the evaluation of our Digital Diabetes Prevention Programme with Public Health England with a view to this being made available after September.

By John Grumitt on 07/08/2017
Changing Health orignated as a spin out from Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust armed with the IP and knowhow arising from eight years of research led by Prof Mike Trenell, which was funded largely by the NIHR and MRC. 

This research included RCTs, systematic reviews and metanalyses. The attachment provides a summary of the evidence. The individual papers can be found on our web site where you are welcome browse or download each of them. Please visit the following URL:

We have also incorporated the only Type 2 diabetes education service proven to generate clinically meaningful impact, X-PERT translating the course into a digital format. The evidence base may also be found at the same link.

By Tammy Holmes on 26/07/2017

Thank you for your submission to our Identification, prevention and management of diabetes campaign on Meridian.
We are looking to pull together an event in October around this and are looking to invite those submissions to this campaign to come and pitch to a group of NHS professionals and Commissioners.  Therefore could i please ask that you complete the detailed submission so that we can review and consider your innovation as part of this piece of work. 
If you have any questions or require any help to complete this i have copied in my colleagues at our WMAHSN Industry gateway who will be more than happy to support you. 

By James Turner on 05/05/2017
IP Sorted, no MidTECH IP contact needed. Will rate...
By Lucy Chatwin on 04/05/2017
Neil and I have spoken to John and requested a submission. I've scored and would appreciate thoughts.
2338Brain in HandPriti PatelGetting people started with digital technology26/04/2017 - 12:13Rejected
Brain in Hand gives easy access to personalised support from your phone. Used by people with autism or mental health problems, the software is packed with features to help you remember activities, reduce anxiety and feel supported. It’s ... read more >>
By Joanne Mewis on 02/05/2017
This submission is not what the campaign is asking for, I'll get  in touch and ask them to submit it under a relevant campaign. Jo
2337Levo® Therapy System for TinnitusJosephine SwinhoeDigital health innovations26/04/2017 - 09:21Publish
Tinnitus is a conscious awareness of a sound in the ears or head that is not due to an external noise. Every individual has their own very personal tinnitus tone. It can be a high or low frequency sound and its volume can vary over time. An ... read more >>
2335UFlow meter – Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) self-assessment and monitoring deviceMartin LevermoreTreatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia 25/04/2017 - 11:52Publish
As the global population ages, the incidence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) is set to rise, as up to 50% of males over 40 likely to experience significant issues.
Management or treatment of LUTS is difficult for GPs as it relies on men’s ... read more >>
By Tammy Holmes on 28/06/2017
Jo to explore regarding the ITP etc. 
By Chris Dyke on 27/06/2017
Ready for publication
2334ProduQtivePaul PieterseCommunity Resource Allocation 25/04/2017 - 11:17Archived is an innovative solution to allow organstions to better optimise resources whilst delivering better service outcomes. ProduQtive as a web based platform consist of several modules which can be activated or customised to meet the ... read more >>
By Lucy Chatwin on 04/05/2017
I have spoken with Paul but we didn't discuss details around his solution.  We are meeting 5/5 to discuss opportunities.
By Neil Mortimer on 05/05/2017
Quite a few typos, and the overview doesn't really tell me what it does.

Re. workforce and APIs, I can't see the national ESR people playing ball any time soon.
NHS IG regs also likely to hit affordability.

Will discuss with Paul.
2330SaccScan point-of-care tool for diagnosis and clinical management of major psychiatric disordersMadhu NairData Analytics to support better mental health and care11/04/2017 - 15:45Publish
The Diagnostic Problem
Delivering an accurate and timely diagnosis remains one of the most pressing challenges of modern psychiatry. 1 in 4 adults suffer from mental ill health during their lifetime but around 50% of cases are misdiagnosed. There ... read more >>
By Chris Dyke on 26/05/2017
Ready to review and publish
2329MIRA – Evidence based video-games for rehabilitation and physiotherapyCosmin MihaiuDigital health innovations11/04/2017 - 14:53Publish
Physiotherapy and rehabilitation can be a long, difficult and sometimes painful process. Treatment plans can be cumbersome and a slow recovery can be disempowering for patients. 70% of patients do not adhere to home exercises, which increases the ... read more >>
By James Turner on 15/06/2017
IP assertions correct, maybe scope for software patent in the US if that is to be a big market, but copyright will cover the software/TM for branding, etc. in the UK and elsewhere.
2328PharmacyFaceJason LyndonSME Innovation fund11/04/2017 - 10:15Sign Posted
PharmacyFace uses search engine marketing and online booking to make gaining healthcare support from a pharmacy easier. As many pharmacies are becoming more aware of the need to be 'more service' rather than dispensary-driven, PharmacyFace makes ... read more >>
2327PharmacyFaceJason LyndonRealising the potential of community pharmacy11/04/2017 - 09:15Sign Posted
PharmacyFace uses search engine marketing and online booking to make gaining healthcare support from a pharmacy easier.  As many pharmacies are becoming more aware of the need to be 'more service' rather than dispensary-driven, PharmacyFace makes ... read more >>
By Chris Dyke on 28/06/2017
Hi Tammy - There is a note from me sayining hold on publishing the company - I have been chasing and he has just emailed me today stating they do NOT want this published - I have a telcon booked tomorrow to discuss why - please REMOVE ASAP
By Chris Dyke on 05/05/2017
Hi Please hold on Publishing
We need to contact the conmpany following earlier discussions on Info Gov etc.
Also the text in the 'Elevator Pitch' is truncated.
Will update early next week (wk starting 8 May)
By James Turner on 24/04/2017
yep, have contacted and awaiting a reply.
By James Turner on 12/04/2017
Commercial organisation, buuuuuuuuut as a start-up/SME it might be worth me getting in touch to ask re. IP, to make sure they are under the right 'advisement'? I like the idea though, I think.
By Tammy Holmes on 18/04/2017
Just to confirm that you are contacting the company James? once we have clarifcation we can publish? 
2325Airglove: air warming system for venous accessSheena JackOther innovations10/04/2017 - 13:29Publish
Airglove is a unique warming system developed to enable access to the veins in a patients arm for the delivery of intravenous drugs. It gently heats the patients arm up as it forces warm air through a single use double walled polythene glove.

...
By Lucy Chatwin on 25/07/2017
Presented to Research Lead Nurses to identify trial sites in the West Midlands for the Airglove system - 2 sites have registered an interest and we will provide more info once the trials are underway. If you want to know more then please don't hesitate to get in touch. 
By James Turner on 20/04/2017
IP ok/commercial organisation. Will rate.
By Chris Dyke on 20/04/2017
Video formatting now resolved. Ready for publication and rating
By Chris Dyke on 18/04/2017
This is now ready for rating and publication.
Many thanks
2322VSE Innovative Management within Healthcare (ILM Level 5)Lorne Walters‘Proof of Concept’ Educational Programme07/04/2017 - 14:45Board Decision
Value Stream Experts (VSE) propose to utilise our proven and successful methodology: the VSE Innovative Management within Healthcare (ILM Level 5)
Healthcare leaders are facing an ever changing NHS, with increasing uncertainty and ... read more >>
By Tammy Holmes on 17/05/2017
Emailed to update...

Just to update you on your recent submission to the Meridian Campaign for a ‘Proof of Concept’ Educational Programme.
I can confirm that you submission has been shortlisted and will be discussed at our WMAHSN Board on 31st May 2017. 
I will endeavour to feedback to you on a decision as soon as possible after this date. 

By Pete Jeffries on 16/05/2017
VSM/Lean approaches have a place with the 'toolkit' of methods that can be adopted for quality improvement in a healthcare setting. The programme seems logical and structured and focussed on developing skills which are applied against a 'real world' challenge and improvment is measured which is good.

I think scaling of this approach depends very much on the organisational readiness/improvement culture of an organisation (i.e. it may seem relatively simple to scale but its not quite that straightforward).

The power of lean/VSM approaches I think does depend on the nature of the challenge an organisation is trying to address. Going back to the 'toolkit' of improvment approaches if an orgnanisation was developing a wider improvment strategy I wouldn't see this approach as the only set of tools required (for instance in safety terms there are techniques based around human factors/ergonmics, safety 2 and resilience). This isn't necessarily a comment on the submission itself (which is well articulated) but there has been a tendency for NHS organisations to pick a single methodology and beleive wholesale deployment of that approach solves all challenges. I'm not sure that's the case. So whilst this submission has its own merits I think it is difficult to untangle in terms of scalability and spread from organisational readiness, culture of improvement and exisiting philosophy for continuous improvment. 
By Tammy Holmes on 09/05/2017
Detailed review comments: This is more of a leadership in innovation model rather than focussing on 'proof of concept'.  I think this might be a better suited approach to the innovation and adoption fellowship programme and they have also submitted to that campaign for review for this. 
2321VSE Innovation Implementation SolutionLorne WaltersWMAHSN Innovation Fellowship Programme 07/04/2017 - 12:11Detailed Review
Value Stream Experts (VSE) propose to utilise our proven and successful methodology: the VSE Innovation Implementation Solution to bring innovation capability to the WMAHSN region and underpin the Innovation Fellowship Programme.
The VSE Innovation ...
2314Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management for Innovation and ImprovementAnonymous‘Proof of Concept’ Educational Programme04/04/2017 - 12:23Board Decision
The gap between research evidence and practice is significant for healthcare organisations.  Healthcare interventions which we know to be effective can take a long time to enter common practice, whilst others which we know to be ineffective can take ... read more >>
By Tammy Holmes on 05/06/2017
Discussed at board and invited to a meeting to discuss feedback and how this might be taken forward. 
By Tammy Holmes on 17/05/2017
Emailed to update... 

Just to update you on your recent submission to the Meridian Campaign for a ‘Proof of Concept’ Educational Programme.
I can confirm that you submission has been shortlisted and will be discussed at our WMAHSN Board on 31st May 2017. 
I will endeavour to feedback to you on a decision as soon as possible after this date. 

By Pete Jeffries on 16/05/2017
There is a clear gap which this submission identifies around skills, knowledge and ability to deliver improvement activity and innovation, this is well articulated by the submission.

QI based training for staff is a well worn route and I'm not sure from the submission what this course offers that is different from other approaches which have been tried (sometimes at scale). The gap between training and implemnetation in QI approaches is well recognised (I can comment less on the innovations aspect) and I'm not sure if this (at least from the current) description is an innovative approach to providing education.

One of the key aspects of delivering QI is the 'on the job' experience of delivering QI projects in the messy reality of a complex social system that is health. Whilst this submission does identify that peer support, refletive learning, networking etc are key to move from awareness to using skills I'm not sure it fully articulates why this programme would be different from others in translation into action on the ground.

I wonder whether there is room for more innovation in terms of delivering this kind of capability building? The programme may be different from other in this regard but it is difficult to understand this from the submission. 
By Tammy Holmes on 09/05/2017
Detailed Review Comments - They have put together further information which can be accessed here this details their full proposal and they have already started the process with the university to get the module accredited. 
By Tammy Holmes on 05/04/2017
Further informaiton was sent to me by the innovator.  i have advised not to upload this but forwarded all to Tony Davis (Campaign Manager) for information
2306Rocketeer Enterprise - Experts in Enterprise and EntrepreneurshipRichard WoodWMAHSN Innovation Fellowship Programme 30/03/2017 - 11:58Detailed Review
My name is Richard Wood, the CEO of Rocketeer Enterprise, a specialist company in enterprise and entrepreneurship. Our USP is that our content and courses are accredited and have a specific digital and tech focus. This ensures all our programmes ... read more >>
By Joanne Mewis on 05/06/2017
Tammy, I think he's missed the point and is promoting his 'innovation service' - I've rated it but not published, what are your thoughts? thanks, Jo
2303Radar Healthcare by Smartgate Solutions – Quality and Compliance Management Software for Health & Social Care OrganisationsTom LindleyOther innovations30/03/2017 - 09:44Publish
Radar Healthcare system has been developed using the latest technologies and platforms to ensure a cutting edge and sustainable solution. The system adopts proven business rules in use across the health & social care sector in the UK and ... read more >>
By Chris Dyke on 27/06/2017
This is now ready for publication
2302Common Approach To Children’s Health (CATCH)David BurrowsUpskill patients/citizens in digital modes of delivery of healthcare29/03/2017 - 16:15Sign Posted

Common Approach To Children’s Health (CATCH) is a free-to-users healthcare app aimed at parents (and carers) of children aged 0-5. CATCH utilises a unique method of NHS Choices or custom information delivery that builds confidence in self-care ... read more >>
By Tammy Holmes on 30/03/2017
Having had a look at it, it is not really relevant for what the campaign is looking for but looks an interesting innovation - Could we contact them and see if we can get a submission under a more appropriate campaign or a warehouse story? 
Also i have closed the campaign and we will look at relaunching a new one to try and get the right submissions .

2300Splunk for Digital Health - Real-time data for efficiently run hospitals Neil MurphyOther innovations29/03/2017 - 14:34Publish
Unlike other business intelligence tools, Splunk is platform-agnostic and can address ‘ad hoc’, non pre-programmed questions. Converging Data Ltd provides secure, on-premise or a hybrid cloud solution that combines and analyses structured & ... read more >>
By Chris Dyke on 30/03/2017
This is now ready for rating and publishing.
2290ScanNav® for Obstetrics Limited First Release (LFR)Gordon McKenzieOther innovations27/03/2017 - 07:22Publish
ScanNav® is a software package that provides support to sonographers during the 20 week fetal anomaly scan. It gives real time feedback to the screener on whether paused images are fit for purpose, and on whether the protocol has been followed. It ... read more >>
By Joanne Mewis on 06/04/2017
Please don't publish - I'm waiting for final approval and will publish then, thanks, Jo
By James Turner on 04/04/2017
Commericla. no IP input needed
2287An Improved Diagnostic Assay for Nasogastric Feeding Tube PlacementDavid McElroyImproving NG tube safety20/03/2017 - 14:52Detailed Submission
~1 million nasogastric (NG) feeding tubes are used annually in the UK, (10 million in the EU), with use growing at 7% per year driven by an ever aging population.  NG feeding tubes are inserted into the stomach via the nose and esophagus to feed and ... read more >>
By James Turner on 20/03/2017
Commercial. No MidTECH IP Input needed.

I know that this is something that UHCW/Warwick have been looking at too, so when this is published it may be work forwarding onto them to review too?
2285doDOC: Delivering the true potential of remote teams through real-time content collaborationCarlos BotoOther innovations17/03/2017 - 16:33Publish
Life Science and Academic organizations operate in an extremely document-intensive, highly regulated environment. doDOC support this critical process of producing collaborative, compliant, quality documents within tight deadlines.
Whether working ...
By James Turner on 20/03/2017
Commercial organisation, no MidTECH IP input needed.
2284solv.aiAnonymousOther innovations17/03/2017 - 11:29Sign Posted
According to the Procure to Pay Network, accounts payable departments spend up to 30% of their time responding to supplier queries.’s first product resolvr™ solves the problem at 10% the cost.  Resolvr™ is cloud-based messaging ... read more >>
By Joanne Mewis on 21/03/2017
Do not publish - Sean contacted Tammy to say he doesn' t want it in the public domain
By James Turner on 20/03/2017
Commercial organisation, no MidTECH input needed re, IP.

2279LASSORachael DanterSME Innovation fund14/03/2017 - 14:35Approved
LASSO is an innovative technology solution aimed at addressing the crisis in healthcare recruitment. A unique, mobile-centric platform has been created to allow healthcare workers the ability to directly interface with hospital providers through a ... read more >>
By Lucy Chatwin on 21/03/2017
Emailed 21st March - The investment committee are due to meet in April but in order to review your application you need to complete the detailed submission - is this something that could be done before the end of March please?