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Improve adherence with home kidney testing

Close care gaps, improve outcomes, and reduce costs with Minuteful Kidney (previously ACR). 

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Testing at home with Minuteful Kidney

From 0% to 72% adherence1

A majority of at-risk people don’t take their annual urine test. Reach the untested population by shifting testing to the home.

Send a kit

ACR (albumin to creatinine ratio) test kit sent to the individual’s home, with their consent

Get Tested

Individual completes the test using a smartphone app

Fast results

Results immediately available for the clinician to review

If we identify somebody at risk, it means that we can target those patients and conduct the extra tests that are needed. So having something very simple is a real benefit.

Ros Davies

General Practitioner

Modality

Saving Lives and Cutting Costs

Projected five-year outcomes for the NHS by rolling out our service, based on an independent evaluation undertaken by the York Health Economics Consortium.

276,845

Identified CKD cases

11,621

cases of ESRD avoided

£660 m

net cost savings

Report

Using Minuteful Kidney

The Minuteful Kidney test app and kit allow people to test themselves at home for signs of CKD and receive immediate clinical results. Using colourimetric analysis, computer vision, and AI we transform the smartphone camera into a clinical-grade medical device. The app walks the user through a simple test, making it as easy as snapping a photo.

Smartphone-powered CKD early detection service

An A-Z service
An A-Z service

We take care of the whole process. Once you provide us with a list of eligible people, we post them kits and ensure they take the test. Their clinician receives the results for follow-up.

Improve patient experience
Improve patient experience

Engage previously untested people by giving them the freedom to test when it's most convenient for them, from the comfort of their home.

Easy testing
Easy testing

Our user-friendly app makes testing at home as easy as taking a photo. People of all ages can take the test in under 3 minutes, with a 98% user satisfaction rate.

Clinical results
Clinical results

Our AI and computer vision technology calibrates the dipstick scan and analyses the results regardless of lighting conditions, setting, or device type, ensuring clinical-grade results.

Recommended Resources

YHEC Cost Model

The compliance and cost-effectiveness of smartphone urinalysis albumin screening for people with diabetes in England.

Read the peer-reviewed study

HSJ Award: Primary Care Innovation of the Year

Find out why Modality Partnership and Healthy.io won the award for primary care innovation of the year.

Read the case study

How We're Combating a £1.5B CKD Problem

1 million people in the UK are in the early stages of CKD but don't know it yet. The solution may be right in their pockets.

Read the blog post

Make a difference for those at risk of CKD

Citations and Footnotes
  1. Judith Shore, Michelle Green, Andrew Hardy & Deborah Livesey (2019): The compliance and cost-effectiveness of smartphone urinalysis albumin screening for people with diabetes in England, Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, DOI: 10.1080/14737167.2019.1650024
  2. 5-year projected savings and outcomes if rolled out for untested people with diabetes or hypertension across England, assuming 30% consent rate. Based on York Health Economics Consortium model and 2017 National CKD Audit.