Analytics and data
Analytics and data can allow us to understand how health and the quality of care is changing, and where it might be improved
Our in-house Data Analytics team and the Improvement Analytics Unit (our partnership with NHS Improvement) use robust quantitative analysis and statistical methods. They look at the quality of health care across the UK, from local projects and nationwide trends.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
December 2018 Chart of the Month. We examined the characteristics of people aged 65 or older living alone and the impact that living arrangements have on their health and health care use.
In his latest blog post, Adam Steventon, Director of Data Analytics, welcomes new investment in community health care teams but encourages the NHS to build on past evaluations.
As the number of people with multiple health conditions grows, meeting their needs will be one of the biggest challenges facing the NHS.
Responding to Matt Hancock’s argument that the NHS will fall behind the curve if it waits to evaluate benefits before implementing new technology, Adam Steventon says evaluation is crucial and outline...
This project will involve developing a versatile pathway tool that will allow NHS managers to understand and model patient flow, and so improve understanding of how care pathways are performing.
As the population ages, more people are living with complex health needs, including multiple conditions and frailty. In his latest blog, Adam Steventon outlines the findings of the latest Improvement ...
If you want to know if a change in care makes a difference to patients’ outcomes, it seems logical to compare these patients’ outcomes before and after they received the intervention. This kind of eva...
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