enVoi is the brainchild of consultant ophthalmologist Sam Evans who came to Bearded Hen wishing to turn his proven paper-based concept for drastically improving the efficiency of the referral process for cataract operations into a scalable system using mobile apps.
The app allows a network of users and practices to be built by the system users. Optometrists are able to record details of eye examinations and invite their patients to complete a thorough questionnaire before referring the patient to a hospital.
Surgeons are then able to view a concise PDF of all the information gathered allowing them to decide if a patient may be fast-tracked through to their operation.
Bearded Hen also provided the AWS cloud functions for the backend.
Lutra Health Ltd was formed as a start-up to take the system to market. Sam has built a team dedicated to taking the system to market They are about to (March ’23) undertake their first trials of the system within two NHS trusts..
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