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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...

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Untapped potential: Investing in health and care data analytics

May 2019

More investment is needed in skilled analysts to unlock the full potential of NHS data to benefit...

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Introducing the Networked Data Lab

29 October 2019

We are seeking partners to join our new investment to accelerate the use of data to improve health...

Our latest blogs and publications

An unlikely data pioneer: four lessons for today’s data analysts from Florence Nightingale

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10 February 2020

Hannah Knight explores Florence Nightingale’s work as a data pioneer and encourages recognition of practitioners those who deliver innovative improvements for patients.

Health Foundation announces plans to ensure data and technology impact positively on the UK’s health

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31 January 2020

Significant investment made to explore the impact of data analytics and technology

Data analytics for better health – realising the potential for all

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31 January 2020

We are broadening the scope of our work to help create a future where everyone’s health and care benefits from analytics and data-driven technology. 

Welcome investment to accelerate the use of AI and technology in health and care

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28 January 2020

Health Foundation response to the government’s new Artificial Intelligence Award for health and care.

In deprived areas, patients referred for psychological therapy are less likely to receive treatment

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28 January 2020

January 2020 Chart of the month. Patients in deprived areas referred to IAPT services are less likely to receive a course of treatment than those in wealthier areas.  

IAU Statistical Analysis Protocols

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23 January 2020

The IAU statistical analysis protocols are intended to guide analytical processes. They includes the proposed evaluation design, statistical methods, and the limitations of the analysis. 

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

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21 November 2019

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

New national data network to address major health and care challenges

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29 October 2019

The Health Foundation has announced that it is creating a network of data specialists from across the UK.

Average annual costs per patient for the top 5% of patients are over 20 times higher than all other patients

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29 October 2019

October 2019 chart of the month. Our anaysis explores for the first time the distribution of both primary and secondary health care costs in England.

Better health through analytics and data driven technology

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29 October 2019

How we are harnessing data analytics to tackle real-world problems in health and social care, with tangible results.

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