Customer Stories /

National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF)

Sector: Healthcare

Client Since: 2016

Main Services: Cloud-based Business Intelligence Reporting Solution

Technologies Used: Power BI, Azure

The National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) is an Irish government body which was established to decrease waiting lists in the Irish public healthcare system. The NTPF pays for public patients to obtain treatment in private hospitals in Ireland or abroad. In carrying out its functions, the NTPF works closely with the Department of Health, the HSE, acute public hospitals and private nursing homes across the health system.

[ The Challenge ]

NTPF required a modern Business Intelligence solution to analyse waiting list data. They needed a system which could provide instant insights to ensure waiting list targets were tracked and achieved, assist in improving chronological scheduling and provide an accurate breakdown of the demand for hospital services.


[ The Solution ]

Spanish Point Technologies built a state-of-the-art, cloud-based solution using Microsoft Power BI. This reporting system is highly interactive, mobile ready and allows for end users to easily create customised reports and dashboards which can be shared across the organisation.

Spanish Point created a reporting solution which provides NTPF with in-depth, drill-down analysis of high level waiting list data and allows them to reach their scheduling goals.


[ Key Benefits ]

  • Reduce target breaches
  • Reduce waiting list numbers
  • Easily customisable
  • Interactive Q&A capabilities
  • Complete trending analysis
  • Identify variances between scheduling
  • Increased insight and efficiency