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Dr Foster supports CHPI report on patient safety in private hospitals

“Dr Foster fully supports the Centre for Health and the Public Interest’s call for transparency about the quality of healthcare in the private sector” says Jenny Lewis, Dr Foster Head of Analytical Research. “It’s simply not acceptable that members of… Read more

Mortality Measurement: the case in favour

REPORT ON MORTALITY MEASUREMENT BY ROGER TAYLOR & DR PAUL AYLIN We are delighted to share with you our co-authored report “Mortality Measurement: the case in favour”, which we are publishing today. We have been prompted to write this report… Read more

Visit the Dr Foster stand at this week’s Commissioning Show in London

Find out more about our services and tools for commissioners at stand M42 at the Commissioning Show, ExCel London on 25-26 June 2014. Our staff will be on hand to demonstrate our offer, talk through in more depth how to… Read more

Dr Foster responds to its Ethics Committee’s findings and recommendations about the audit of coding practices at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Foster responds to its Ethics Committee’s findings and recommendations about the audit of coding practices at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. Media statement View the Ethics Committee section of the website to see a headline summary of the ruling  … Read more

Dr Foster calls for urgent action to address palliative care coding

Dr Foster calls for urgent action to address palliative care coding Dr Foster, publisher of the annual Hospital Guide, is releasing a report on palliative care coding in the NHS today and calling on NHS England and the Health and… Read more

Dr Foster supports new federation for the health informatics profession

Dr Foster warmly welcomes today’s announcement that BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, the UK Council of Health Informatics Professions (UKCHIP) and the Institute of Health Records and Information Management (IHRIM) are working collaboratively to create a new federation for… Read more

Dr Foster Intelligence welcomes ongoing debate and effort to improve mortality statistics in the NHS

Contributing to today’s discussion about HSMRs, Dr Foster Intelligence director of research Roger Taylor said: “Dr Foster’s HSMR-based analysis has served a life-saving purpose in our hospitals. Robert Francis QC said in his report into deaths at Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust… Read more

Dr Foster Global Comparators Spring Conference – Chicago

Dr Foster Global Comparators Spring Conference – Chicago, 18th – 20th May 2014 The Dr Foster bi-annual Global Comparators conference is taking place in Chicago, Illinois from Sunday 18th – Tuesday 20th May 2014. We have over 40 leading academic… Read more

Benefits of NHS Data Sharing Outweigh Potential Risks by Roger Taylor

In this piece from the Guardian Healthcare, Roger Taylor – Director of Public Affairs and founder of Dr Foster – discusses the benefits of NHS data sharing, outlining that the prize that care.data offers is far too great to forfeit… Read more

Dr Foster appoints a new Clinical Director (International)

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Katrina Herren as Clinical Director (International) for Dr Foster Intelligence. Katrina will lead on all of Dr Foster’s international delivery and strategic development of our international portfolio. Katrina has extensive experience across… Read more