Applied health informatics

Health informatics is the use of digital platforms, artificial intelligence, big data and analytics to improve health and care. Applied health informatics is when these tools are used to enable research projects.

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Investigating the safety of statins using regression discontinuity analysis

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Regression discontinuity analysis for pharmacovigilance: statin example reflected trial findings showing little evidence of harm

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Roll-out of Germ Defence website through GP practices to help reduce coronavirus infections

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Primary Care implementation of Germ Defence, a digital behaviour change intervention to improve household infection control during the COVID-19 pandemic: A structured summary of a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

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Evaluating the long-term impact of investment in psychiatric liaison services at University Hospitals Bristol

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Long-term impact of the expansion of a hospital liaison psychiatry service on patient care and costs following emergency department attendances for self-harm

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Why we need to improve the evaluation of surgical procedures using shoulder surgery as an example

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How shoulder surgery demonstrates the need to improve evaluation of surgical procedures

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Longitudinal study of use and cost of subacromial decompression surgery: the need for effective evaluation of surgical procedures to prevent overtreatment and wasted resources

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How useful are inflammatory marker tests in primary care?

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How useful are inflammatory marker tests in primary care?

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Use of multiple inflammatory marker tests in primary care: using Clinical Practice Research Datalink to evaluate accuracy

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DECODE: Exploring the unintended consequences of digital health tools

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Unintended consequences of online consultations: a qualitative study in UK primary care

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The impact of policy changes to gluten-free food prescriptions

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The impact of policy changes to gluten-free food prescriptions

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Breaking bread: examining the impact of policy changes in access to state-funded provisions of gluten-free foods in England

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The role of age, gender, area deprivation and living arrangements on knee surgery outcomes

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The Effect of Age, Sex, Area Deprivation, and Living Arrangements on Total Knee Replacement Outcomes

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Evaluating an online consultation system in GP practices

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Evaluating an online consultation system in GP practices

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Use of an electronic consultation system in primary care: a qualitative interview study

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Understanding the physical harm of taking more than one antipsychotic drug for schizophrenia

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Antipsychotic polypharmacy and metabolic syndrome in schizophrenia: a review of systematic reviews

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Evaluating digital technology in mental health care

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Pilot implementation of co-designed software for co-production in mental health care planning: a qualitative evaluation of staff perspectives

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