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Being Radically Open during the COVID-19 outbreak: Covid-19 Open Data Hackathon

30 March 2020

On Thursday 26 March 2020, the Open Data Institute Leeds, Beautiful Information and NHS Digital joined forces to host the inaugural Open Data Saves Lives hackathon in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. It attracted over 50 participants across the spectrum of public and private sector organisations from local authorities, universities and NHS trusts to clinical commissioning … Continue reading “Being Radically Open during the COVID-19 outbreak: Covid-19 Open Data Hackathon”

Latest NHS Improvement guidance on COVID-19 daily metrics submission

26 March 2020

NHS Improvement has decided to move the COVID-19 collection into another collection separate to that which is already collected for daily sitrep. There are currently no plans to automate this collection. The daily collection of the COVID-19 metrics is to be submitted and validated manually via a new portal which can be accessed here. For … Continue reading “Latest NHS Improvement guidance on COVID-19 daily metrics submission”

An award-winning Bluetooth Operating Theatre solution launches in the UK

25 February 2020

Operating theatres are the most expensive part of any hospital and, often, the most inefficient. It’s estimated that an extra 290,000 routine operations could be performed in the NHS each year with better efficiency. The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement calculates that each trust could save £7 million a year by running ‘productive theatre’. … Continue reading “An award-winning Bluetooth Operating Theatre solution launches in the UK”

BEAUTIFUL INFORMATION INVITES YOU TO ITS SECOND OPEN DAY

18 February 2020

Following our successful first open day last November, we’re delighted to announce another virtual event taking place on Thursday 30 April 2020 from 12pm – 1.30pm. In December 2019, the Emergency Department Patient Tracking List was awarded best project by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and this will feature as part of the virtual … Continue reading “BEAUTIFUL INFORMATION INVITES YOU TO ITS SECOND OPEN DAY”

Midlands Population Health Academy

17 February 2020

The analysts’ revolution! Thursday 19 March 2020 09:30 – 16:00 Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG Population Health Management (PHM) requires a radical shift in the use of analysis. This event explores this shift. It is for both analysts and decision makers using analysis. Health and social care systems do not make best use … Continue reading “Midlands Population Health Academy”

Surrey gets regional data insight

28 January 2020

We have teamed up with Alamac on a new regional initiative, which combines regional health data from four acute care providers across Surrey Heartlands’ Integrated Care System, to help improve outcomes for patients. The web-based dashboard brings together real-time Emergency Care data from across six sites. It then collates it into a single, clear and … Continue reading “Surrey gets regional data insight”