2nd IMPACT Event

The IMPACT Network Meeting 2

Application of Modelling, Real-time Data and Visualisation for Healthcare Decision Making

 Date: 23rd November 2016

Location: Exploration Lab 2, Forum, University of Exeter, Streatham Campus


The intended aim of the second IMPACT networking event is to build relationships between health & care practitioners and academics, who research together to improve quality of care through various modelling techniques, application of real-time data and visualisation.


  1. To provide a forum for academics and health and care practitioners to present and discuss their projects
  2. To promote networking among academics and the Torbay & South Devon NHS Trust
  3. To disseminate existing healthcare modelling and simulation work being done in University of Exeter, and particularly the Business School



Time Title and Presenters
09:00 – 09:30
Session 1 – Nav Mustafee (Chair)
09:30 – 10:15 Keynote: Understanding Patient Flows in Hospitals – Sasha Karakusevic (Nuffield Institute)
10:15 – 11:00 Operational Researchers and Healthcare Professionals: Building Relationships to Develop into Fruitful Marriages – Andrew Fordyce (Torbay & South Devon NHS Trust – TSDFT)
11:00 – 11:30 Business Intelligence to Help Reduce Overcrowding in ED – Nav Mustafee (UOE Business School) and Susan Martin (TSDFT)
11:30 – 12:00 Real-time Data Systems to Improve A&E Performance – Paul Procter and Stephen Macey (TSDFT)
12:00 – 13:00
Session 2 – Andrew Fordyce (Chair)
13:00 – 13:30 Qualitative Approaches to Wider Health System Modelling – John Powell (UOE Business School)
13:30 – 14:00 Factors influencing the demand for ambulance services in South West England – Daniel Chalk (PenCHORD, UOE Medical School)
14:00 – 14:30 Modelling Demand for Endoscopy Services for Capacity Planning – Alison Harper (UOE Business School)
14:30 – 15:00 Healthcare Experience Quality: An Empirical Exploration using Content Analysis Techniques – Andi Smart (UOE Business School)
15:00 – 15:30
Session 3 – John Powell (Chair)
15:30 – 16:00 Value Stream Mapping: Prompting Communication through Business Visualisation – Sian Joel-Edgar (University of Bath)
16:00 – 16:30 Approaches to Assessing and Minimising Blood Wastage in the Hospital and Blood Supply Chain – Nicky Yates (Cranfield University)
16.30 – 17:00 Large-Scale Agent-Based Simulation for Healthcare – Anastasia Anagnostou (Brunel University London)
17:00 – 17.30 Uses for and the Importance of Linked Data Sets – Richard Blackwell (South West Academic Health Science Network)
1730 onwards