Tag Archive for United Kingdom

UK Relaunches Controversial Care.data Initiative

hGraph: patient + clinician looking together

by Angela Guess Roland Moore-Colyer of V3 reports, “The NHS has relaunched the postponed Care.data initiative as part of a commitment to using big data to improve the delivery of public sector healthcare. Tim Kelsey, national director for patients and information at NHS England, confirmed that the project was back as part of an effort…

Data Governance Concerns Raised Over UK’s care.data Project

Monitoring oxygen and blood pressure

by Angela Guess Nick Renaud-Komiya of the Helath Service Journal reports, “NHS data chiefs have raised ‘concerns in respect to the governance arrangements’ of the pioneering care.data project, according to papers published last week.  The news comes at a critical time for NHS England as it attempts to finalise the business plan for the project, which…

EasyAsk to Expand into Europe

A new article out of the company reports that “EasyAsk, the natural language technology and solutions leader, [has] announced the opening of EasyAsk’s first European office at Thames Valley Park, Reading, UK.”

Opening Up Pharma Data in the UK

Trevor Jackson, deputy editor of the BMJ (British Medical Journal), an international peer reviewed medical journal, recently discussed a number of open data initiatives currently underway in the United Kingdom.