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Realising the potential of Learning Health Systems for Better Care
The HDR UK Better Care Programme was founded on one clear vision: that patients across the UK will benefit from largescale data and advanced analytics, identifying what works best for them.
RADAR Better Care Catalyst Project – view from the patient and practitioner
Denis Collen, who lives Type 2 Diabetes on taking part in RADAR reflects on how the impact of the research; while two project leads discuss the benefits of collaboration for this project
Implementing technology well: a critical challenge for enabling better care in a learning health system
At its core, a learning health system is about gathering and learning from patient health data, identifying and co-designing improvements, testing and evaluating those improvements,...
Submission from HDR UK Public Advisory Board to the Goldacre Review
On 9 February, the government announced a rapid review to focus on the more efficient and safe use of health data for research and analysis for the benefit of patients and the healthcare sector...
Computable knowledge Part 2 of 2: Learning from the HDR UK collaborathon – make it FAIR!
The previous blog article explained the concept of computable knowledge and why we need it in Learning Health Systems (LHS). Now we report on a recent HDR UK Better Care Catalyst initiative to...
Patient-Reported Outcomes for Better Care, Better Research – what next?
At the end of last year, I was privileged to co-chair the inaugural “PROs for Better Care, Better Research” round table, convened by HDR UK, Better Care community in partnership with...
Computable knowledge Part 1 of 2: What is it and why do we need it to build a Learning Health System?
HDRUK is all about health data, right? Wrong! Data on its own is meaningless and useless. Data collection only becomes worthwhile when we derive actionable insight from it – a piece of knowledge.
Better Care Insight Sharing Day
Overview On 14 January 2021, I had the opportunity of joining over 80 researchers from HDR UK’s Better Care community to virtually share learning, challenges, and opportunities in delivering...
HDR UK North: What’s to come?
In the midst of a pandemic, on 1 May, we were delighted to launch the HDR UK North Partnership and become the latest member of the network of 8 HDR UK Substantive Sites now covering the whole of...