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This video is a summary of the Big Data event held on 19 April 2016 at St Mary's Stadium, Southampton, by Wessex AHSN.
The Big Data conference, chaired by Richard Samuel, (Fareham and Gosport, South-Eastern Hants CCGs CEO) provided an overview of Big Data from experts within the field, as well as practical examples of how Big Data is being used to improve the way services are delivered.
Big Data in healthcare is being used to cure disease, improve quality of life, avoid preventable deaths and more importantly plan primary prevention strategies. With the UK population increasing and all of us living longer, through initiatives such as the Vanguards, models of care are rapidly changing, and many of the decisions behind those changes are being driven by data.
The Somerset Pain Management service is using a digital health system to enable patients to manage their long term pain.
The system has been developed by Know Your Own Health, an online system of self-management support, including:
- specific information on the health condition
- personalised self-management support
- telephone mentors and online peer support.
David Barrett and Dr Paul Rice provide an introduction to the topic and outline with the course will cover. There are two group exercises in this film:
1. What are the needs of people for care
2. Think of a piece of technology that has really met a need for you and one that has not been successful, list these and feedback to the group.
This film relates to units C1 and M1.
This film defines the terminology around assistive technology, telehealth, teleconsultations and telecare. It provides the definitions that Rice and Barrett use throughout the course.
This relates to units C1 and M2.
Dr Paul Rice describes applications of telehealth within UK and USA particularly for patients with COPD, diabetes and CHF.
He explores the spectrum of telehealth and telecare and how services may develop into the future as the wellness and self-management agenda develops.
David Barrett describes telecoaching applications in healthcare. There is a reference to a Pfizer own Health film embedded in this film.
The advantages and uses of teleconsultation are described and its application in prisons.
This film relates to C2 and M2