Technology & Information
HIN Technology Theme
The Technology team aims to spread high quality, well designed technology throughout the NHS and other health and social care partners, by sharing our own skills and those of our network. We work with NHS Trusts and Providers, Commissioners, Councils, National Bodies, SMEs, other AHSNs and accelerators.
Our team’s core capabilities include:
- Identifying policy trends and implications
- Understanding members’ and clients’ needs and priorities
- Horizon scanning the technology landscape
- Technical and implementation knowledge
- Technology evaluation
Our team has a range of academic, commercial and technical expertise.
HIN Informatics Theme
The Informatics team supports the full range of work underway across the HIN to provide specialist expertise in data analysis, database design and management, quantitative evaluation and statistics. The team also offers this expertise to support members across south London as part of the HINs Change Support offer.
1. Data analysis
The informatics team is comprised of data analysts with the full range of skills needed in order to interpret data including; data cleansing, data manipulation and data modelling. The team works with a broad range of datasets to draw meaningful insights from data and inform projects. Benefits for projects include identifying population health needs and monitoring whether projects are having the desired impacts through regular quantitative outcome data. The can also produce visual analysis including graphs, tables, geographical heat maps and interactive dashboards.
2. Database design and management
The team has expertise in developing bespoke databases to store and analyse data for a project or service and tools for collecting and storing data in a consistent way that will reduce the level of data entry errors that occur, including design of Access or Excel databases.
3. Quantitative Evaluation
The team specialises in collecting and analysing outcomes data that help to understand if an intervention/ innovation has been effective. The team has skills across all stages of quantitative evaluation including designing evaluation methodology, developing structured surveys, data collection, monitoring response rates and data analysis, including tests of statistical significance.
The team has specialist expertise in applying advanced statistics to a range of datasets. Statistical methods are used to apply tests of statistical significance, develop risk stratification and other predictive models, evaluate outcomes and look for relationships within data.
Head of Technology
Clinical Director, Digital
Senior Project Manager
Director of Digital Transformation
Senior Data Analyst
Project Support Officer & Data Analyst
Project Support Officer