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FOI 0637 Data Analytics Software 2019/20

Freedom of Information Request: 0637 2019/20 

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to know the following information:

For the following questions, we understand data analytics technology to mean software that aggregates and analyses data to identify patterns and deliver insights.


  1. Does your data analytics software have the following capabilities:

Machine learning – Yes

Artificial intelligence – Yes

Conversational interaction e.g. natural language interface – Yes

Open APIs – Yes

Mobile application – Yes

Near real time analysis – Yes

Interactive dashboards – Yes


2. Please confirm whether data analytics technology is used in the following ways at your hospital:

To access near real-time patient flow information – Yes

To forecast demand and resources required – Yes

To identify population health patterns and risk stratification – Yes

To manage purchasing levels of medical supplies – Yes

To inform patient diagnosis – Yes

To inform the creation of clinical pathways – Yes

To inform resource and recruitment – Yes


3. Does your data analytics solution provide alerts for the following:

Performance and compliance metrics – Yes

Key operational issues, e.g. emergency department demand – Yes

4. Across how many different systems does your hospital hold data? 300+












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