Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5554

Date Request Received: 07/02/2020 08:49:18

Date Request Replied To: 05/03/2020 09:05:29

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Request Summary: data analytics capabilities

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Does your data analytics software have the following capabilities:
o Machine learning
o Artificial intelligence
o Conversational interaction e.g. natural language interface
o Open APIs
o Mobile application
o Near real time analysis
o Interactive dashboards
Answer To Question 1:
The Trust doesn't have data analytics software / a BI solution. There are some internal reports that allow near time analysis and dashboards but these have been built on other platforms.
Question Number 2:
Please confirm whether data analytics technology is used in the following ways at your hospital:
o To access near real-time patient flow information
o To forecast demand and resources required
o To identify population health patterns and risk stratification
o To manage purchasing levels of medical supplies
o To inform patient diagnosis
o To inform the creation of clinical pathways
o To inform resource and recruitment
Answer To Question 2:
Please see the answer to question 1. We have a near real time dashboard for the Emergency Department, but all other data and reports are fed by the data warehouse which run 24 hours behind.
Question Number 3:
Does your data analytics solution provide alerts for the following:
o Performance and compliance metrics
o Key operational issues, e.g. emergency department demand
Answer To Question 3:
Not applicable.
Question Number 4:
Across how many different systems does your hospital hold data?
o 1-10
o 20-50
o 50-100
o 100-300
o 300+
Answer To Question 4:
The Trust has over 300 information assets
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