In April, Adatis hosted it’s first in-person data analytics event exclusively for technical and clinical healthcare teams – Future Ready Health. Hosted at the IET in London, the event was designed for peer-to-peer learning and knowledge-sharing across the healthcare sector, exploring how data analytics can be harnessed to deliver better health outcomes.
In collaboration with Microsoft, Adatis brought together industry experts and real use-cases from NHS Trusts and Central organisations to showcase how the health sector can successfully harness modern data platforms, business intelligence and data science to drive intelligent insights and tangible results.
We were delighted to have a selection of our healthcare clients present on the day; NHS Blood and Transplant, Solent NHS Trust and Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, all ran sessions to share their experiences of data modernisation and uncovering impactful insights within their organisation.
Future of Healthcare
To kick-off the day, we heard from Anna Dijkstra, Innovation Director for Health and Life Sciences at Microsoft UK, who provided an insightful overview of industry trends, challenges and the opportunities that health organisations can harness to optimise operational efficiency and provide integrated patient care.
Improving Services to Donors, Hospitals and Patients – Uncovering Intelligent Insights – NHS Blood and Transplant
Our first client-led session of the day was delivered by NHS Blood and Transplant. The audience heard from Dan Jeffery, Deputy CIO and CSO, Nick Breeds, Assistant Director – Solutions Delivery, Ed Gibbons Head of Business Intelligence and Ross D’Souza, Data Architect at NHS Blood and Transplant, with support from Scott Hudson, Head of Technical Excellence at Adatis. During the presentation, NHS Blood and Transplant shared its story of embarking on a journey to become truly data-driven, by harnessing its large and valuable datasets to improve patient outcomes and to give everyone the donations that they need. The team showcased the dashboard insights they have built and the exciting opportunities for future innovation and efficiencies for this integral NHS service.
Building a cloud-based intelligence platform for Community & Mental Health Services – Solent NHS Trust
Zoë Pink, Head of Business Intelligence & Reporting and Mandy-Jane McClenan Programme Manager at Solent NHS Trust, with support from Jonny Hill, Client Delivery Lead at Adatis, shared their experience of moving legacy, on-premises applications to the cloud, securing sensitive data and building internal expertise to support and evolve a modern data platform. The session also explored Agile delivery methodology, working with Adatis as ‘one team’ and how this approach drove efficiency for the Trust and progressed the project through challenges.
5i Approach to Population Health Management
In this session, Dr. Geraint Lewis, Director of Population Health at Microsoft, explained Microsoft’s “5i” approach to population health management, including the infrastructure that is needed before undertaking population health management, conducting “opportunity analysis” and the different predictive tools that can be deployed to tackle the challenges of population health.
Streamlining Clinical Practice with In-Patient and Community Dashboards – Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Chris Uren, Public Sector Director at Adatis lead this session to showcase Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Trust’s data journey. Unfortunately Rob O’Neil, Deputy CIO (Analytics) and Jayshree Pindoriya, Head of Data & Management Information Systems at the Trust, were unable to join us in person. However, they kindly shared pre-recorded videos to tell the audience how the Trust has developed a range of dashboards that provide inpatient and community insights such as demographics and bed occupancy, streamlining reporting to the executive board. Now at a new stage in its data journey, the NHS Trust shared how it is developing a strategy to drive adoption and uphold data quality throughout clinical practice.
In the final session of the day, Matt How, Head of Data Science and Gunter Richter, Head of Business Consulting at Adatis, discussed the importance of solution envisioning and the strategies healthcare organisations can implement to identify and validate solutions that will support business objectives. Technology is not a silver bullet, but an enabler in helping the sector address the challenges it faces.
Future Ready Health – Data Analytics Event was a fantastic day, with a range of data and BI topics covered and engaging Q&A throughout. We were delighted to host so many NHS and Healthcare organisations at the IET – Savoy Place London and were inspired by the innovation shared by the speakers and attendees.
If you are interested in learning more about how Adatis supports healthcare organisations to become data-driven, or would be interested in attending an Adatis event in the future, please get in touch.