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Reports

The Potential of Learning Healthcare Systems

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael16th Nov, 2015

This is our first major report, examining the potential of Learning Healthcare Systems. 
It examines the major challenges facing healthcare, defines a Learning Healthcare System, outlines the building blocks that must be in place to realise it, provided use cases that are already in operation and discusses the longer term implications.
The report is based on a literature review as well

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Journal Articles

Is IT the end for doctors?

Author Tom Foley11th Jul, 2016

A BMJ Careers article, that appeared in the print edition of the British Medical Journal in July 2016.
This article explores the potential implications of Learning Health Systems, for doctors.

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Blogs

Learning Healthcare Systems: Emerging developments and their implications

Author Dr Tom Foley12th Nov, 2015

A blog summarising the background to our project and some of the findings.

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Presentations
Learning Health Systems: The Implications for patients and professionals. A presentation and panel session.

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Presentation on what mental health can take from the experience of Learning Health Systems in other specialties.

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Introductory lecture on the definitions, scale and scope of Learning Health Systems, along with examples in practice and foundational elements that are still required.

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Tom delivered one of four phases of the conference, around analysing the data and disseminating results. This included discussion of using behaviour change models to overcome barriers to dissemination.

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Interviews

Professor Hiroshi Tanaka

Author Dr Tom Foley16th Nov, 2016

Professor Tanaka is Professor Emeritus in the School of Medicine at Tokyo Medical and Dental University. He is also Special Advisor to the Executive Director of the

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Dr Caroline Wood Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley29th May, 2015

BackgroundDr Caroline Wood is Assistant Director at the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change,
Dr Wood has kindly reviewed the behaviour change chapter of our report and offered many helpful additions.

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Mr John Loder Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley20th May, 2015

BackgroundJohn Loder is a senior programme manager at Nesta in the Health and Ageing team within the Innovation Lab. He works on the Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund that aims to use the skill

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Dr Gerry Morrow Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley20th May, 2015

BackgroundDr Gerry Morrow is Medical Director of Clarity Informatics, who aim to improve patient care and outcomes using data and analytics.  Clarity offer a Quality Improvement Service (QIS) in

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Professor Faden and Professor Kass Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael20th May, 2015

Background Professor Faden is the Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Andreas Dracopoulos Director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics.Professor Kass is the Phoebe R Berman Prof

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Dr Shaun O’Hanlon Interview

Author Dr Fergus Fairmichael19th Mar, 2015

Background
Dr O’Hanlon is EMIS Group's Chief Medical Officer. He started with EMIS in 2006 as Clinical Design Director and was responsible for the clinical architecture of EMIS's flagship p

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Dr James Munro Interview

Author Dr Fergus Fairmichael11th Mar, 2015

BackgroundDr James Munro is chief executive and chief technology officer of Patient Opinion. He has a background in clinical medicine, public health and health services research.Patient Opinion was fo

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Mr Kingsley Manning interview

Author Dr Tom Foley11th Mar, 2015

BackgroundKingsley Manning is Chair of the Health and Social Care Information Centre.  He was previously Founder and Managing Director of Newchurch Limited, Executive Chairman of Tribal Group’s h

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Translation into Practice Focus Group

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael5th Mar, 2015

ParticipantsDr Gregory Maniatopoulos, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University
Mr John Fellows, Analyst Centre for Workforce Intelligence
Professor John F

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Workforce and Training Focus Group

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael5th Mar, 2015

ParticipantsDr Graham Willis, Head of Research and Development, Centre for Workforce Intelligence
Dr Wai Keong Wong, Consultant Haematologist UCL
Professor Alan Cribb, Professor of Bioethics and

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Technical Feasibility Focus Group

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael5th Mar, 2015

ParticipantsDr Wai Keong Wong, Consultant Haematologist UCL
Prof Brendan Delaney, Professor of Primary Care Research Kings College London, Project Coordinator and Scientific Director TRANSFoRm proj

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Improving the Underlying Data Focus Group

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael5th Mar, 2015

ParticipantsProfessor Brendan Delaney, Professor of Primary Care Research Kings College London, Project Coordinator and Scientific Director TRANSFoRm project
Mr Seref Arikan, Software developer at

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Ethics and Information Governance Focus Group

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael5th Mar, 2015

ParticipantsDr Gregory Maniatopoulos, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Health and Society
Dr Graham Willis, Head of Research and Development, Centre for Workforce Intelligence
Dr Jonathan

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Dr Rupert Dunbar-Rees Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael4th Mar, 2015

BackgroundDr Rupert Dunbar-Rees is a GP by background, and Founder of Outcomes Based Healthcare. He trained in Medicine at Imperial College, gaining a degree in Orthopaedics from University College Lo

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Mr Lynn Etheredge Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael13th Feb, 2015

BackgroundLynn Etheredge heads the Rapid Learning Project, a Washington DC area policy research center.. His career started at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where he was OMB’s

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Dr Lisa Simpson Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael13th Feb, 2015

BackgroundDr. Simpson is the President and Chief Executive officer of AcademyHealth. Before joining AcademyHealth, Dr. Simpson was director of the Child Policy Research Center at Cincinnati Children&#

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Dr Michael McGinnis Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael12th Feb, 2015

BackgroundDr Michael McGinnis is a physician, epidemiologist, and long-time contributor to national and international health programs and policy. An elected Member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM),

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Dr Caleb Stowell Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael12th Feb, 2015

BackgroundCaleb Stowell is Vice President, Research and Development, at the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM); and Senior Researcher at Harvard Business School. His role

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Dr Christina Åkerman Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley9th Feb, 2015

BackgroundDr Christina R. Åkerman is President of ICHOM. Between 2008 and 2014, she served as Director General for the Medical Products Agency (MPA) in Sweden, a national agency employing approximatel

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Professor Richard Platt Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael9th Feb, 2015

BackgroundProfessor Platt is Chair of the Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute.  He has extensive experience in developing systems

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Dr Jeff Brown Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael9th Feb, 2015

BackgroundDr Brown is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Medicine (DPM) at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute.  He is Associate Director and

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Dr David W Bates Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael6th Feb, 2015

BackgroundDavid W. Bates, MD, MSc, is Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer for Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is a practicing general internist and maintains his positions as Chief of

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Dr Paul Wallace Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael6th Feb, 2015

BackgroundPaul Wallace, MD, is Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Clinical Translation at Optum Labs. Before joining Optum Labs, Dr. Wallace was senior vice president and Director of

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Mr Joshua Rubin Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael6th Feb, 2015

BackgroundMr Joshua Rubin is the Program Officer for Learning Health System Initiatives at the Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School.  Mr. Rubin is a forme

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Professor Charles Friedman Interview

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael30th Nov, -0001

BackgroundProfessor Charles Friedman is Chair of the Department of Learning Health Sciences at the University of Michigan Medical School. He is the former Deputy National Coordinator and Chief Scienti

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Please watch the video of Professor John Fox discussing OpenClinical at out workshop in London on 5 March 2015 by clicking on the thumbnail.OpenClinical was established in 2001 to support clinical kno

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Please watch Professor Brendan Delaney discussing the TRANSFoRm Project and the challenges it has encountered by clicking on the thumbnail.The TRANSFoRm project aims to develop the technology to enabl

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Site Visits

IBM Watson Site Visit

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael11th Feb, 2015

BackgroundDr Eric BrownDr Eric Brown is Director of Watson Technologies at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY. Eric is currently working on the DeepQA project, advancing the state-of-the-art in automatic, open domain question answering technology. The DeepQA team is applying this technology to build Watson, a computer system that famously beat the best human players of Jeopardy! Eric has been

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Site visit to Geisinger Health System

Author Dr Tom Foley, Dr Fergus Fairmichael3rd Feb, 2015

BackgroundGeisinger Health System (GHS) is an integrated health services organization. GHS serves more than 2.6 million residents throughout 44 counties in central and northeast Pennsylvania. GHS is considered to be at the forefront of innovative care, with products and services aimed at improving quality, efficiency and value.  Population health strategies such as ProvenHealth Navigator, whi

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