Informing the national conversation about data and health We provide an independent and expert voice around analytics and data-driven technology, making sense of a rapidly evolving field

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Across all of our work, and often working with others, we aim to shape the national conversation about data and technology.

We think that analytics and data-driven technology can and should create better health and care for all. Our published work draws on our data analytics expertise, and on our experience of working closely with the NHS and social care services, to inform national policy and strategy. We regularly share findings and insights through blogs, events, reports, and media commentary. We provide an independent and expert voice, and constructive challenge, making sense of a rapidly evolving field.

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Artificial intelligence in the NHS: getting the priorities right

04 October 2019

The NHS’s new AI lab needs to focus on the needs of patients and the health system, argue Adam...


How can the NHS make the most of risk prediction tools?

30 August 2019

If developed wisely, risk prediction tools could help clinicians provide earlier diagnosis and...


The current Babylon GP at Hand model will not work for everyone

13 June 2019

If the future of primary care is digital, the approach to it must meet the needs of a diverse...


Rethinking evaluation: the rigour of rapidity

03 May 2019

Can health service evaluations be both rapid and rigorous? Arne Wolters reflects on his experience...


I’ve got to admit it’s getting better: improving data analysis for improving care

21 November 2019

Martin Bardsley reflects on the shifting landscape for health and care analysts in the NHS

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