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Real world evaluation

Real world evaluation is informed by regional and local NHS needs. It seeks to provide the information and evidence needed to enable adoption of innovations in different settings.

The Oxford AHSN Strategic and Industry Partnerships programme supports real world evaluation of new innovations by identifying where to test them based on local needs and priorities, project managing the process of baseline data collection, protocol creation and implementation.

Opportunities for point of care testingRead our case study brochure highlighting evaluations of point of care diagnostics tests which have had real impact on the local health and care system (pdf download option available). They include a flu diagnostic developed by Fujifilm – see video below.

The National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging (NCIMI) is made up of 12 exemplar projects for intelligent medical imaging solutions. It is led by the University of Oxford. The Oxford AHSN is working with world-leading experts and clinical partners from NHS trusts across the country to address clinical problems focusing on challenging unmet needs in cancer, heart disease and metabolic health. The NCIMI has received significant funding from Innovate UK, through the Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, and further funding from industry partners within the consortium.