EKBI’s Marc Farr has been named in the HSJ Top 50 Innovators in Health 2013.
“He is the founder of Beautiful Information at East Kent, which among other things tracks A&E activity levels. The project won the data/information management category at the 2013 National Patient Safety Awards. Made honorary professor in geomatic and civil engineering at UCL in 2007, his academic research focuses on analysing the relationship between geodemography and health outcomes, including how postcode-level statistics can be used to standardise hospital mortality rates for clinical benchmarking. As head of development at Dr Foster, he oversaw the development of tools for clinical benchmarking, financial management and health needs mapping.”