The Echotech service model combines the security of full governance found in an accredited clinical department with the financial gains of delivering leaner services within the community setting. This model has been continually refined since the company’s establishment in 2001.


Good quality care costs less than sub-optimal care as length of stay, admission rates and readmission rates are reduced

Institute for Innovation and Improvement. Focus on Heart Failure Jan 2009 

Echotech depolys single Echo 'units', equipment and staff, across institutional boundaries and therefore allows resources to be shared between commissioning organisations.

Echotech employs an innovative strategy to deliver echocardiography in primary care, thereby providing the local, early and accurate diagnosis of cardiac abnormalities.

Echotech Service Specification Overview