Oak Group, named as a preferred Clinical Utilisation Review (CUR) provider on NHS England’s Framework Agreement.
The Oak Group announced that it has been successfully selected as a supplier on the NHS England Clinical Utilisation Review framework agreement. The framework offers NHS Trusts access to a list of trusted solution partners that, along with CQUIN funds introduced by NHS England, will help hospitals in adopting CUR technology for specialised and critical care services over the next two years. Adoption of the Oak Group’s MCAP Clinical Utilisation Review solutions enables NHS Trusts to utilise Commissioning for Quality and Innovation scheme (CQUIN) funding to develop and implement clinical utilisation programmes; that improve patient flow, standardise the quality of care by ensuring patients receive the right care at the right time, whilst also being treated in the most appropriate clinical setting.
The Oak Group delivers the UK’s longest standing specific evidence-based Care Guidelines software, applied in over 125 UK hospitals. The evidence-based clinical criteria have been refined and updated by an international panel of experts during the last 15 years; enabling the Oak Group to produce the UK’s leading utilisation review and case management solution.
The Oak Group’s MCAP solution provides instant web-based access to evidence-based content that support clinical decision-making and continued stay utilisation review. MCAP supports level of care determination, the solution can therefore be used to inform admission, transfer and discharge decisions and improve care coordination and outcomes for patients.
About the Oak Group
The Oak Group supplies medical intelligence to increase efficiency in providing healthcare by ensuring that patients receive the right care in the most appropriate care setting. The Oak Group is the leading provider of solutions for ‘Care Setting Management’ in both Medical/Surgical and Mental Health. We provide an evidence-based tool, Making Care Appropriate to Patients (MCAP), to help healthcare organisations quickly and accurately identify both the most appropriate care setting for each patient based on clinical need and the reasons why some patients are not being cared for in the appropriate care setting.