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Innovation in data utilisation and presentation

Tuesday 7 June 2016


Innovation in data utilisation and presentation - presented by Professor Dilip Nathwani, chair of SAPG

Mobile clinical decision support - development of the SAPG national antimicrobial app - presented by Dr Jacqueline Sneddon, Project Lead for SAPG and Mark Buchner, Project Lead, Tactuum Ltd

Antibiotic use indicator in acute hospitals - proposal for discussion - presented by William Malcolm, Pharmaceutical Adviser, Health Protection Scotland

The Infection Intelligence Platform (IIP) - building a data linkage resource to support safe and effective management of Infection - presented by Dr Charis Marwick, Clinical Lead, Infection Intelligence Platform


How IIP studies have improved the evidence base for care of patients with infections


Innovation in data visualisation - what's possible

  • NHS Performs - presented by Richard Hunter, Information Consultant, Information Services Division. 

  • NSS Discovery - Ross Elder, Principal Information Analyst, Inforrmation Services Division.  NSS Discovery is an information system that provides approved users with access to a range of comparative information to support performance and quality improvement. Indicators within NSS Discovery can be viewed by NHS Board of treatment or residence. The information within NSS Discovery can help NHS Boards to review performance, benchmark against peers and identify areas where resources can be targeted to address local health and care needs.

  • Open Prescribing Data - presented by Jenny Armstrong, Information Analyst, Information Services Division