Entec Health is a specialist healthcare technology business, dedicated to selling, marketing and supporting innovative technologies and transformation solutions for healthcare innovation. The company’s vision is to enhance healthcare quality, outcomes and cost-effectiveness in partnership with healthcare provider clients and their patients.
The company brings products to market directly and also supports medical technology companies with market development consultancy services. Entec Health’s areas of focus include health innovation in wound management, long term conditions, patient empowerment, self-management and health informatics.
National Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) has announced a two year scheme for wound assessment. The CQUIN for wound assessment requires effective assessment and treatment planning for patients whose wounds have not healed at four weeks. The aim is to drive more effective, outcomes-led wound management. We provide a summary of the CQUIN and signpost some useful information sources. Learn more
The annual cost of managing wounds and associated co-morbidities is estimated as £5.3billion in the NHS. This is comparable to the cost of obesity. Wound Care costs and outcomes are under national focus as a result of an important health economic study from Guest et al, published in BMJ Open. We have summarised key findings and recommendations for the study your review, reflection and action. Learn more
Entec Health, ARANZ Medical, EMAHSN and NHS Partners in South Derbyshire are recognised by HSJ Partnership Awards. The HSJ Finalists team has developed and delivered a new model of diabetes foot care. This successful collaboration is deploying Silhouette, an innovative digital wound assessment technology to improve clinical monitoring, patient experience and help reduce costs across the whole system. Learn more