Using data analytics to improve multi-morbidity acute care

Can you develop a data driven solution to improve the care and outcomes for patients with multi-morbidity admitted to A&E?

What is the open innovation challenge?

This challenge is in response to the need to improve the care for the increasing numbers of patients with multi-morbidities who are presenting at emergency departments. The challenge is to better utilise existing data which can support clinical decision making for each patient during their time in hospital.

The main objectives are: 

  • To create the ability for patient healthcare information from multiple sources to feed into one ‘live system’ that will then interpret this information
  • Embed real time multi-morbidity recognition on admission to the emergency department into the ‘live system’. This includes any risks that their combination of morbidities poses
  • Allow this to lead to decision-aid tools and automated care plans that take these risks into consideration. This will improve safety and quality of care for the patients


Competition closes: 3 March 2021 at 11 am

Phase 1 start date: 5th May 2021

Next steps

Read full details on the Health Innovation website