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How better use of data can help address key challenges facing the NHS

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Exploring the longstanding barriers to widespread use of data and data science in the NHS in England, and possible approaches to realise their full potential.

George Stevenson

George joined the Health Foundation in September 2021 on a Degree Apprenticeship programme in Economics, studying for four years with the University of Kent.

Networked Data Lab: using linked data to tackle health and care challenges

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17 December 2021

Kathryn Marszalek from the Health Foundation and Dr Jessica Butler from the University of Aberdeen on the Networked Data Lab.

Four lessons the pandemic has taught us about health data

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17 December 2021

Adam Steventon reflects on what we can learn from the successes and failures in the use of data during the pandemic.

Caring for older patients with complex needs

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How does the NHS in England compare with health care systems in 11 OECD countries?

Have integrated care programmes reduced emergency admissions?

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Evidence on the short- and long-term effect of integrated care programmes on emergency hospital use to inform the national roll-out of Integrated Care Systems (ICS).

The full health and care data strategy must address its shortcomings

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17 August 2021

Building trust, addressing health inequalities and improving social care data are critical if the NHSX data strategy is to unlock its full potential, writes Josh Keith.

Ensuring everybody benefits from the use of health data

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27 May 2021

Our Director of Data Analytics, Adam Steventon, looks at what will enable a data-driven approach to health to flourish.

Exploring the potential of AI to help address health inequalities

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25 March 2021

Brhmie Balaram from NHSX and Adam Steventon from the Health Foundation discuss the new £1.5m research call into AI and racial and ethnic inequalities in health and care. 

How has hospital use among those clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 been impacted by the pandemic?

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24 March 2021

Using secondary care data linked to the shielded patient list, this analysis explores the pandemic's impact on hospital care use among clinically extremely vulnerable people during the first wave

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