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The future is bright and the future of healthcare is data…

In healthcare we have landed on the moon many times with small steps for man and giant leaps for mankind. Data is the next big Neil Armstrong moment for healthcare! In 1853, Florence Nightingale started what we know today as the modern profession of nursing. Interestingly she also helped popularise the graphical presentation of statistical Read the full article…

Open Data for a new Healthcare IT System

To be able to start an evolution is quite an exciting prospect. In my last role (Clinical Research in the NHS) we knew we had to move to an environment where data was considered to be open due to policy, legislation and for the transparency that the industry wanted to achieve. Here in Ireland there Read the full article…

The Trends Driving Data Analysis

Our aim at Qlik isn’t remote or technical, it’s about people and how they use information; our goal is “simplifying decisions for everyone, everywhere”. The NIHR Clinical Research Network began using our QlikView Business Intelligence (BI) software in 2012 in order to do just that – to help people make better informed, collaborative decisions about Read the full article…

Reacting to the challenges of data analytics in research

Every modern healthcare system professes to use and need data analytics to provide care for patients. The acceptance and use of data and tools to support this is different dependent on geography and culture. Conversations with healthcare providers in Russia, Europe and the US in recent months have enabled a magnifying glass to be applied Read the full article…

What is natural analytics…

Do I want red wine or a beer? What system do I use to make that decision? Recent studies reveal that in so many decisions the human brain actually doesn’t make many choices based on rational though but on instinct. So if it’s a cold evening and I want to have a nice meal with Read the full article…

Conference to educate…

The conference as an education, I have never quite been sure whether that was really true or not at least until recently. I have learnt some ‘things’ at different conferences in the past but I hadn’t really experienced the ‘end to end’ learning experience that was the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit in London Read the full article…

Two heads are better than one…

Two heads are better than one, many hands make light work, and a plethora of similar phrases and sayings spring to mind when considering how to set about a new task that is simply too big for one human being to tackle. We consider technology as labour saving devices, and yes we do “ask Google’ Read the full article…

Illuminating!

The excitement related to the announcements of the Qlik Luminary Programme has been with us since just before Christmas, embargoed until now, and being embargoed with the level of enthusiasm I have for this has felt a little like being given an ASBO, but at last the announcement has been made and we can begin Read the full article…

1931 – The year of the 1st mobile BI Application

In today’s world we need insight into complicated questions whilst we are on the move. The phrase, ‘ask Google’ has become common parlance for “I don’t know” or “I can’t remember” and therefore need to ask for immediate insight. This got me thinking about examples of mobile business intelligence. The UK government not only has Read the full article…

Guest Blog – Farming Business Intelligence: Fields of Possibility

Paul Maslowski is the Information Manager at a Comprehensive Local Research Network and a member of the virtual Business Intelligence Unit at the NIHR CRN. Paul has a unique view of data in the NHS and in particular in the research environment and has provided a guest blog this week that is well worth a Read the full article…

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