FORA.tv Speaker - Tim Kelsey
Tim Kelsey is Chair of the Executive Board of Dr Foster Intelligence, the UK's leading health and social care informatics organisation. The company, a joint venture with the NHS Information Centre, is a public-private partnership committed to improving the accessibility, coverage and use of intelligent information among frontline care professionals.
Dr Foster Intelligence works with more than 80% of acute hospital trusts and 50% of PCTs and SHAs to help monitor the quality and effectiveness of patient care. In addition, it publishes a variety of interactive local health service guides to the general public. In 2007 Dr Foster Intelligence received the Innovation award at the Laing & Buisson Independent Healthcare awards. The award is in recognition of the significant contribution RTM is making to the healthcare sector.
Kelsey is also Chief Executive of Dr Foster Research, a subsidiary set up to work with non-health service partners. In 2006, Kelsey was listed one of the 50 most influential people in the NHS by the Health Service Journal and in 2008 won the award for outstanding individual at the Healthcare Investor Awards for his work on NHS Choices.
A well-respected journalist and broadcaster, Kelsey graduated in history from Cambridge and then worked as a reporter for the Independent on Sunday and Channel 4, among others, before becoming News Editor of the Sunday Times. Kelsey co-founded Dr Foster in 2000.
11.02.08 | 01:22:39 min
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