We are working on research to better understand, and solve, the practical challenges of health and social care systems.
Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement (CHI²)
CHI² leads and explores multidisciplinary research into health and care systems, and ways to improve them.
Research tracking people across the health service shows that patients who miss multiple GP appointments are not seeking help from Emergency Departments.
Bath's Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement is launching a new online course, to help health practitioners drive innovation at work.
A new study from CHI² has found that applying a "reverse triage" approach during periods of high demand could reduce "life years" lost in Covid 19 patients.
Data collection and computer simulation help NHS managers improve the efficiency of Covid-19 vaccination process and prevent avoidable disruption.
Professor Christos Vasilakis is using operational research to help hospitals manage their capacity, improve patient care and coordinate their Covid-19 response.
Professor Christos Vasilakis and colleagues developed a model to explore how 'capacity dependent' Covid-19 deaths can be mitigated.
To mark the fifth anniversary of the Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, we are holding an event to celebrate our successes and impacts.
Nigel Edwards of The Nuffield Trust will explore the design principles that have emerged and how they might translate into new approaches to hospital planning.