Arne Wolters Head of the Improvement Analytics Unit

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Arne Wolters is Head of the Improvement Analytics Unit. 

Before joining the Health Foundation in November 2014, Arne worked in various data roles, enabling safe use of sensitive data to support research and evaluation. He worked as a Data Scientist for the Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN), a UK wide network to support the secure use of administrative data. Before ADRN, Arne worked as a Data Architect recovering and enhancing historic census data, for a joint project between the UK Data Archive, the Office for National Statistics and National Records Scotland. Arne started his career as data professional setting up a data repository on India for the London School of Economics and Political Science. Arne completed both his undergraduate and graduate studies in Econometrics and Operational Research at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Interests and memberships

Arne is a member of the International Association for Social Sciences Information Services & Technology (IASSIST), the Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (AphA) and sits on various expert advisory groups.

Latest articles

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How are total triage and remote consultation changing the use of emergency care?

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New analysis from the Improvement Analytics Unit looks at how shifts to total triage and remote...

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The impact of Extensive Care Service and Enhanced Primary Care in Fylde Coast

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This briefing explores IAUs evidence on how multidisciplinary teams may increase emergency hospital...

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The long-term impacts of new care models on hospital use

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The briefing examines the impact of Mid-Nottinghamshire's Integrated...

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Digital and data-driven innovation: supporting it to thrive

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Arne Wolters explores how digital and data-driven innovation can be used in ways that maximise the...

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How has COVID-19 affected service delivery in GP practices that offered remote consultations before the pandemic?

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The digital-first primary care goal set out in the NHS Long Term Plan has been thrown into the...

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Evaluating digital first primary care – the challenges ahead

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Arne discusses how the increasing use of technology in health care brings new challenges for...

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Artificial intelligence in the NHS: getting the priorities right

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

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The impact of providing an enhanced package of care for care home residents in Nottingham City

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Examining whether enhanced support had an effect on hospital utilisation for new residents who moved...

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Emergency admissions to hospital from care homes: how often and what for?

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Combined learnings from national linked datasets and focused care home evaluations in Rushcliffe,...

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Rethinking evaluation: the rigour of rapidity

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

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The impact of redesigning urgent and emergency care in Northumberland

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The Health Foundation has considered findings from analysis into the early impact of changes to...

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The impact of providing enhanced support for care home residents in Rushcliffe

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This briefing looks at the impact of a package of enhanced support for older people living in care...

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