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This app could save the NHS £250m a year and thousands of lives

Posted On: Aug 11, 2022   |   Posted By: iMore

This app could save the NHS £250m a year and thousands of lives

"Thousands of patients are dying every year and hospitals are wasting up to 15% of their entire budget as a result of poor handover."
What you need to know
Careful is a new app from a healthcare startup.
It is designed to make the process of handover in hospitals safer and more effective.
Of the 15% of wasted hospital expenditure due to adverse events, 80% of this goes on problems caused by poor handovers as doctors and nurses change shifts.
A new healthcare startup has created an app it says could save health services millions by streamlining the process of handover as doctors and nurses change shifts.
Careful is a new app from a healthcare startup designed to help reduce the dangers of handovers in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, reducing not only wasted time and money but also saving the lives of patients. In a press release the company stated:
Thousands of patients are dying every year and hospitals are wasting up to 15% of their entire budget as a result of poor handover. The UK NHS wastes at...

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