K2 in Numbers - A Statistical Overview of K2 Medical Systems

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21st January 2019

K2 Business Statistics

29

Years working to improve birth outcomes

52

Number of worldwide staff

44

Number of UK employees

21

Number of UK employees on 01/03/2011

3

Number of worldwide branches

23

Number of countries with K2 products

2

Exclusive PTP Sales Agents (UAE & SA) 

600,191

Visits to the K2 UK website in the last year

1,630,835

Page views on the K2 UK website in the last year

543

Weeks spent by users on the K2 UK website in the last year 

 

 All figures correct to 01/11/2018

 

K2 Business Timeline

1989

Perinatal Research Group established in Plymouth's Greenbank Maternity Hospital

1999

K2 Medical Systems established by Drs Robert Keith, Keith Greene and the University of Plymouth

2006

K2 Medical Systems Australia established in Melbourne, Victoria

2007

K2 granted the Queen's award for enterprise in the innovation category

2008

K2 Medical Systems USA established in Hamden, Connecticut

2011

Winner of the Institution of Engineering and Technology Award for Healthcare Technology

2011

T2 - Experts in Health Information Management  become sole PTP distributors in UAE, Middle East & North Africa

2015

K2 Head Office in the UK move into their own, purpose-built premises

2018

Christopher Kirkman, T/A K2 South Africa becomes sole PTP distributor in South Africa

 

Perinatal Training Programme Statistics

214,082

Worldwide Users

122,495

UK Users

32

Countries using the Perinatal Training Programme

88%

Percentage of UK maternity units currently using PTP*

136

Number of UK organisations currently using PTP*

433,125

Content feedback submissions received to date**

97.3%

Of user feedback submitted is either Good or Excellent**

14

Chapters Currently Available

980

Minutes of available training content, not including the CTG simulator, or assessments***

100 / 20

Available real-life anonymised CTG simulator cases (100 old simulator / 20 new simulator) 

60

Hours of training simulator content currently released***

618,748

Number of chapter completions in the UK & Ireland in the past 12 months

1,157,429

Number of worldwide chapter completions in the past 12 months

9th March 2000

Date the first iteration of the teaching package was released

2011

The year Maternity Crisis Management training was added to the package

2018

The year the package was redesigned in HTML to better aid device compatibility

Clinicians Use K2 PTP Training

*         Figures correct to 07/01/2019

**       Figures correct to 18/12/2018

***     Training time awarded for available content

           All other figures correct to 01/11/2018

Learn more about The Perinatal Training Programme 

 

UK Birth & Litigation Stats

2,873

Stillbirths in England & Wales in 2017*

679,106

Live Births in England & Wales in 2017*

4.2

Stillbirths per 1000 births in England & Wales in 2017*

50%

The UK government intends to halve the incidence of the poorest outcomes by 2025**

211

Claims made against UK maternity units after newborns suffered cerebral palsy or brain damage in 2017/18**

£1.86bn

The total value of these 211 claims amounted to almost £2 Billion**

48%

In 2017/18, despite obstetric claims representing only 10% of clinical claims by number, they accounted for 48% of the total value of new claims reported**

9%

Growth rate in average damages awarded for high-value birth injury claims for  cerebral palsy and brain damage between 2006/07 and 2016/17***

 

£735.7m

The CNST projected payments to be made in 2018/19**

£35.3bn

The department of health’s contingent liability for clinical negligence claims FY 2016/17****

 

 *        Office for National Statistics - Births in England Wales: 2017

**       NHS Resolution’s Annual report and accounts 2017/18, July 2018

***     National Audit Office’s “Managing the costs of clinical negligence in trusts” Report, September 2017

****   Whole of Government Accounts 2016/17

 

The INFANT Study­­®

4x Fewer

Stillbirths on HIGH RISK ONLY cases, than the most comparable UK study

(Birthplace), which ran on ONLY LOW RISK births

6th Jan 2010

The INFANT Study begins

3 Years, 8 Months

Recruitment lasted over 3 1/2 years

31st Aug 2013

Trial concluded and data analysis began

 

47,062

Women recruited

47,648

Infants assigned

23

Out of 24 hospitals didn't record a single stillbirth from women monitored by INFANT

16/3

Number of stillbirths expected during the trial vs the actual number of stillbirths observed

33/10

Number of neonatal deaths expected during the trial vs the actual number of neonatal deaths observed

61/39

Number of babies expected to be born with moderate or severe encephalopathy during the trial vs the actual number observed

 
 

K2 INFANT-Guardian Statistics

44

Hospitals currently using Guardian in the UK

90

Hospitals currently using Guardian worldwide

14

New hospitals went live with Guardian in 2018

1989

Research began for K2 INFANT

1995

Infant prototype goes on permanent exhibition at the National Science Museum in London 

2004

Guardian first sold in the UK

2009

INFANT gains CE market approval in November

2016

INFANT officially released to market

27

Number of years INFANT was developed over, prior to its official release

 INFANT Guardian Running on a Portal
 

 All figures correct to 01/11/2018

Learn more about INFANT-Guardian

 

K2 Platform & K2 Portal Statistics

1,796

Number of Platforms &  Portals sold worldwide


980

Portals built since the start of 2014


2004

Year the original K2 Platform was released


2010

Year K2 Portal was released

Test Shot
 
 

K2 Athena Statistics

100%

Potential level of compliance offered with MSDS v1.5

10 Minutes

Data from all 42 tables, specified in MSDS v1.5, can be extracted in the required format within 10 minutes 

10,714

Total number of logins to women's online notes at a single trust in the past 3 months - average of 3,571 per month

2013

With much prior planning, development started on end-to-end Athena in mid-2013

2015

The first site went live with end-to-end Athena on 12th January 2015

200

Hours of localisation/customisation development work included with every purchase

2014

K2's own baby numbering service, using spine PDS, was approved for release on 24th July 2014 by NHS Digital

286,273

Baby NHS number registrations to date

10

UK sites live with K2's baby numbering service

 Athena Used in Clinical Setting
 

 All figures correct to 10/01/2019

Learn more about K2 Athena

 

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