4 April 2023

Online training collaboration nominated for prestigious award

The Health Economics Unit and the Midlands Decision Support Network are proud to be shortlisted for an HSJ Digital Award for their Population Health Management online training.

The HSJ Digital Awards aim to shine a light on the outstanding efforts and achievements that individuals and teams across the digital sector deliver on a daily basis.

Delivered by the Health Economics Unit’s expert team, in collaboration with the Midlands Decision Support Network, the six-module course offered a comprehensive introduction to Population Health Management, accessible for all levels.

Health Economics Unit director Andi Orlowski said: “It’s great to have this important work, delivered in collaboration with the MDSN, recognised with a nomination.

“We’re proud to be helping people across healthcare understand not just the potential of population health management, but empowering them to apply the principles within their organisations to drive impactful change.

“The course is a fantastic example of making analytics available for all.”

The online training was shortlisted by an HSJ-curated judging panel, made up of a diverse range of highly influential and respected figures within the healthcare community, including;

Ifan Evans (Executive Director, Digital Strategy, NHS Wales), Dr Nnenna Osuji (Chief Executive, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust), Jonathan Cameron (Deputy Director – Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government), Ronke Adejolu, National Associate Chief Nursing Information Officer, NHS England), Masood Ahmed (CCIO, NHS Midlands) and Ananta Dave (Chief Medical Officer, Black Country and West Birmingham ICB).

The training has been shortlisted from more than 300 entries for the HSJ Digital Awards 2023, from across 120 organisations. The shortlist was based on ambition; outcome; value; involvement & working together and crucially, how the project might be replicated elsewhere, for the benefit of both patients and professional colleagues.

Winners will be announced at the official awards ceremony on June 22.

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