MHS Faculty Research Series: Institute of Population Health: 25 September 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Faculty Research Series: 25 September: hosted by Institute of Population Health and Institute of Inflammation and Repair
Room G306b, Jean McFarlane Building
"Opening up clinical performance"
Lunch 12.30-1.00pm; presentations 1.00-2.00pm
Senior researcher: Professor Ben Bridgewater, Institute of Inflammation and Repair, “Creating transparency in healthcare outcomes”
Ben Bridgewater is a consultant cardiac surgeon at the University Hospital of South Manchester and Honorary Professor in the Department of Translational Medicine. He leads the programme to collect, analyse and publish data on cardiac surgical outcomes in the UK and runs an active research programme which develops methodologies for analysis and applies the data to hypothesis testing. He is also the Chair of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery database committee. Since March 2013, Ben has been appointed as the Director of Outcomes Publication at the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership, to deliver the publication of clinical outcomes for 9 surgical specialties and interventional cardiology on behalf of NHS England.
Junior researcher: Dr Evan Kontopantelis, Institute of Population Health, “Variation and financial incentives in primary care quality of care”
Evan Kontopantelis works with large-scale primary care databases (PCDs) to investigate important health care issues: the effect of monetary incentives on quality of care, predictors of cancer, cancer screening utilisation and care for people with severe mental illnesses. From a statistical perspective he is mainly interested in structured equation modelling, reliability analysis, simulations, bootstrapping, interrupted time series, meta-analysis and PCD validity research. He joined the University of Manchester in 2005 and has been involved in primary care, biostatistics and health informatics research since then. He is currently on a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Training Fellowship, until October 2013.
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