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Surgifit, an automated Surgery Prehabilitation platform for hospitals

Keywords: Digital Health Services, Prevention
Digital solution and service (e.g. application/digital health portal/platform/AI based system/etc.)
Short description
Surgifit is a preventive preoperative and personalized program designed to enhance patients’ functional status with the aim of improving perioperative outcomes, such as postoperative complications, hospital length of stay and use of healthcare resources at 30 days. Surgifit has been developed by Health Circuit, a spin-off company of Hospital Clínic Barcelona, in collaboration with its surgical prehabilitation unit. Surgifit has been recently recognised by OECD as a good practice for improving public health systems. Surgifit web platform helps surgical prehabilitation teams to create evidence-based personalized care plans and monitor their implementation to ensure patient compliance in the preoperative phase. Patients can use the Surgifit mobile App to follow their pre-rehabilitation plan from their home, nearby gyms, or in combination with a supervised training program at the hospital center. Surgifit is currently being piloted with leading surgical prehabilitation teams from tertiary care hospitals at International level. Surgifit is ofered as a Software as a Service with a license fee per patient that undergoes surgical prehabilitation.
Impact on health outcomes, Economic value to health and care systems, Impact on the health system’s capacity and resilience (e.g., health and care efficiency, continuity of care), Contribution to citizen empowerment
The practice/case/tool is “on the market” and integrated in routine use. There is proven market impact in terms of job creation/spin-off creation or other company growth
Surgifit is currently in the process of CE mark as an MDR software as a medical device.
Surgifit will be piloted S2 2024 in Melbourne (Australia) and NEOM (Saudi Arabia)
Geographical scope
Spanish, English, German
Surgifit is currently being used at Hospital Clínic Barcelona and the Mannheim University Medical Hospital. It is planned to reach 1200 patients at the end of 2024.
Submitted in other database or repository of digital health resources that is publicly available

Additional information

to clinicians / care practitioners
Care pathway tracking and adherence
Clinical team care planning and collaboration tools (e.g. digital shared care plan)
to patients / citizens
Remote monitoring apps/health outcomes tracking
Personalised prevention apps
Health promotion and wellness apps and wearables/virtual coaches
Digital tools to support patient feedback and reporting of outcomes and experiences
Self-management/ICT supporting adherence to medication and care-plans
Primary target patient group (age)
May be used across all patient ages
Addressed prevention area(s)
Nutrition and diet, Fitness and physical activity, Education, Mental health
Use case and care pathway positioning
Disease monitoring, treatment compliance, self-management, Prevention and wellness, Integrated care pathways
Ready to be transferred to
The practice has been transferred in other locations, regions or national scale in the same country.
Plans for cross-border implementation
Implemented and deployed cross-border