‘We are at the start of a healthcare revolution. Data is changing the way diseases are treated and patients are cared for.

At HDI we find and join-up complex data from across the health landscape and turn this information into insight for patients, the public and healthcare professionals. ’

Dr Jem Rashbass, Medical Director, HDI

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"Using data to improve outcomes in healthcare"

The Simulacrum is launched

This new database revolutionises the way scientists and researchers investigating cancer analyse the disease. The Simulacrum, so called because it artificially simulates real data about cancer without any risk of individual patients being identified, is a breakthrough...

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HDI: annual symposium

In November 2018, HDI held its annual symposium. Once again the teams excelled themselves by showing the projects they’ve been working on. This years’ hot topics included looking at ways to use primary care prescription data to find people who might be suspected of...

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Our Aims

HDI is a social enterprise that has been set up to act as a trusted and reliable Information Broker. We aim to do three things:

Improving access

to data and insight for all existing and potential users, service providers and commissioners of healthcare services.


Providing resources

so that patients and the public understand the value of their own and other healthcare data.

Mapping care pathways

by supporting commissioners and providers in the delivery of improved care pathways and outcomes to ensure patients receive the best care.

Get in touch

If you deal with healthcare data and have an imaginative proposal for a project or a problem to solve, then please get in touch.