For too lengthy the world of imaging has been troublesome and costly to entry within the UK. The nation is dealing with a report variety of individuals ready for imaging. with 1 to 4 NHS sufferers ready greater than six weeks for a scan, there’s a rising want to offer different choices to keep away from critical well being issues.
UK primarily based diagnostic imaging platform Scan.com raised £2.2m to hurry up the method of reserving and receiving medical imaging scan outcomes. The lead spherical was Triple Level Venturesfeaturing StartUp Well being, Plug and Play Ventures and YZR Capital. The platform had raised £2 million in a seed spherical final yr.
The well being tech plans to broaden its diagnostics-as-a-service providing within the US and Germany and quickly scale its B2B platform within the UK by introducing new merchandise for forensic, medical insurance and telehealth suppliers.
To take away the degrees of administration that healthcare professionals beforehand confronted, the platform contains a reserving portal and a proprietary API by which consultants, clinicians and digital well being suppliers can simply refer their sufferers for imaging. Scan.com claims to scale back ready instances for prognosis to 1 week, a 3rd of the NHS common.
Charlie Bullockco-founder and CEO of Scan.com, mentioned: “This newest spherical of funding will assist us empower much more individuals to take their healthcare into their very own fingers by making imaging accessible to anybody, anyplace. “
Jamie Tomalin, funding accomplice at Triple Level Ventures, added: “Scan.com has shortly turn out to be the UK’s main non-public medical imaging platform, now integrating supply from over 200 imaging centres. These integrations uniquely place Scan.com to turn out to be the diagnostic infrastructure layer for digital well being, enabling higher provide visibility, pricing transparency and streamlining of legacy workflows.”
Scan.com is backed by angel traders Evelyn Bourkeformer Chief Government of BUPA, and Tom Blomfieldformer CEO and founding father of Monzo and has been working carefully with imaging facilities within the US, UK and Germany to assist them transition to the digital world after COVID-19.