24 September 2018
Managing Director Jason Harries shares the second instalment in a series about how proxy measures can be used for areas where data is missing or not currently collected, to create meaningful metrics to understand what's happening in a local health system. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/meaningful-metrics-proxy-measures-what-should-telling-jason-harries/
3 September 2018
Business Development Manager Peter Gerber is participating in a TechUK panel discussion at the NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo on 5 September 2018. He will be covering our perspective on the barriers and policy changes needed in the NHS to unleash the power of data. http://www.techuk.org/events/conference/item/13738-techuk-at-nhs-expo-analytics-workshop
30 August 2018
In the first of a series of posts on data collection and monitoring in the NHS, Dr Foster MD Jason Harries writes about the need to establish an evidence base to derive a smaller number of indicators and reduce the scale of monitoring quality, safety and outcomes. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/its-time-we-used-evidence-base-relieve-indicator-burden-jason-harries/
6 July 2018
Visit us at stand 2 at the King’s Fund’s Digital Health and Care Congress on 10-11 July in London. Speak to us about how we can help you drive forward evidence-based care with the analysis we’re providing for a number of specialties in the national NHS Getting it Right First Time programme. Find out more about the new quality metric we’re developing in partnership with the Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College London as an indicator of patient safety within hospitals.
See you at the show. https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/events/digital-health-and-care-congress-2018?gclid=CjwKCAjwyMfZBRAXEiwA-R3gM-3jOnB9awwZuKBGDbF5Sp8oWPRhqcdzMrrNjURTPyWU-g4RSc0CIxoCnL4QAvD_BwE#about
6 July 2018
I’m a healthcare consultant at Dr Foster, which helps the NHS turn data into decisions that make a difference to those who work for, and use, our incredible healthcare system. I trained as a biomedical scientist but quickly realised that lab-life wasn’t for me and my true talent lay in working with people on real-world problems that, if solved, could change the way services are delivered.
Read more about Shreena's journey into health technology as part of One HealthTech's NHS70 campaign. https://www.70healthtech.com/blog/65-shreena-chavda?platform=hootsuite
7 June 2018
Dr Foster has appointed health industry veteran Jason Harries as managing director. Jason brings more than 20 years’ experience in the health and care intelligence sector and joins Dr Foster having previously worked at healthcare improvement specialists CHKS, where he was managing director.