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Every month the Network will feature a guest blog written by an individual working within the South West public health system. You will find a range of topics relating to public health, and the wider health and social care system, with the aim of promoting shared learning, encouraging debate and exchange of views, and building a vibrant and empowered South West public health community.
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Creating a new community for Healthcare Data Analysts

  • Date: 31 Oct 2017
  • Author: Anna Coltman

"It’s not enough to maintain the status quo, where analysts routinely fulfil reporting requirements. STPs/ Accountable Care Systems / Vanguards etc require more sophisticated modelling and analysis. Leaders and decision-makers need access to meaningful insights, enabling them to make informed strategic decisions." Anna Coltman, Project Manager on the changes to analyst requirements.