Case Studies

27 Feb 2019

North of England

Client Referrals Case Study – North Of England

January - December

800 Holter recordings sent to Express Diagnostics for analysis and Cardiologist Pathway Referral Recommendation

575 (71.85%) recordings received were analysed as ‘Normal’ with the recommendation of no treatment required

78 (9.75%) recordings received were analysed as ‘Normal’ with the recommendation of an additional test in Primary Care

6 (0.75%) recordings were analysed as ‘Abnormal’ with the recommendation to treat in Primary Care

141 (17.65%) recordings were analysed as ‘Abnormal’ with the recommendation of referral to Secondary Care

Client  Savings

January-December

Costs if patients were referred to Secondary Care for 24 hour Holter ECG:-

800 patients

x

£314.00

(£79.00 Referral + £75.00 24hr Holter ECG analysis + £160.00 Follow up & Discharge)

= £251,200.00 (Previous Cost)

Costs of patients who were seen in Primary Care for 24 hour Holter ECG:-

800 patients

x

£44.00

(£29.00 24hr Holter ECG analysis + £15.00 Cardiologist Referral Recommendation)

= £35,200.00 (Actual Cost)

Cost savings

of patients who didn’t require a referral to secondary care:-

659 patients x £314.00 = £206,926.00 - 659 patients x £44.00 = £28,996.00


£206,926 - £28,996 =


Total saving £177,930.00

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