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Databricks for the NHS

Data saves lives. Learn how Databricks can help improve health outcomes, population health, and the delivery of services with the power of data and AI.


Meet Data Lakehouse: The best of both worlds in one platform

A data lakehouse unifies the best of data warehouses and data lakes in one simple platform to handle all your data, analytics and AI use cases. It’s built on an open and reliable data foundation that efficiently handles all data types and applies one common security and governance approach across all your data and cloud platforms.

Why Databricks for the NHS?

Improve the direct care of individuals

Build a complete view into patient health by bringing together all of your structured and unstructured data from EHRs, wearables, imaging platforms and more. With a holistic view of the patient, the NHS can deliver more personalised treatments.

Provision data for research and innovation that will power new medical treatments

Accelerate research and improve patient outcomes with Databricks’ collaborative workspaces. All your teams — data analysts, data engineers and data scientists — can discover and act on health insights, faster.

Plan and improve the delivery of health services

Rapidly ingest and process streaming data from anywhere to power real-time analytics, with applications for everything from managing hospital bed capacity to streamlining administrative workflows that optimise staffing and operations.

Improve population health through the proactive targeting of services

Better predict broader health risks by analysing social, behavioural and environmental factors at scale with AI. Identify the impact of social determinants of health, manage undiagnosed chronic disease and build predictive risk models.

Databricks for NHS use cases

Reshape health and care, with data. Accelerate research and improve patient outcomes on an open, collaborative platform for data and AI.

Improve patient experience through personalisation

Connect structured and unstructured data from EHRs, wearables, imaging platforms, genome sequencers and more to deliver a complete view into patient health.

  • Personalise the experience with Patient 360
  • Reduce the cost and time of connecting patients to the right services
  • Proactively monitor patient health with digital apps

Enhance clinician and staff productivity with collaboration

Bring all your data teams together with collaborative analytics workspaces and streamline the machine learning lifecycle that delivers health insights.

  • De-identify millions of patient records for clinical research with NLP
  • Securely share clinical research across NHS Trusts
  • Centrally manage and govern all assets

Increase agility, reduce cost by streamlining operations

Automate the analysis of and streamline operations to manage supply and demand. Reduce wait times, and give care teams time back to provide patient care.

  • Predict demand and improve staffing operations with clinical dashboards
  • Optimise scheduling to reduce no-shows
  • Drive supply chain efficiency to reduce costs

Enable new care delivery models through innovation

Better predict population health risks with analytics and AI that scale for millions of patient records in the cloud.

  • Build predictive risk models with AI
  • Support population health and manage undiagnosed chronic disease
  • Identify the impact of social determinants of health

Partners and solutions

Get up and running immediately with a variety of integrations from across our partner network.


Scale innovation and accelerate business results

Databricks and Avanade help clients to develop a customised end-to-end enterprise data strategy, streamline their full machine learning lifecycle with a repository of industry-specific models and pipeline templates, and validate outcomes to achieve desired business results.

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Drive AI-led transformation across organisations

The power of our partnership lies in the Databricks platform and Accenture’s unique ability to build industry-specific solutions, services and accelerators. By using cloud and AI as catalysts, we unlock value in data to jointly accelerate the digital transformation journey for clients.

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Migrate to the cloud and Databricks with Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

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Power your digital transformation

Spanning governments to local councils and the third sector, PA Consulting support NHS systems and organisations to deliver lasting change. We will work to reduce pressures on frontline teams, to design and deliver more efficient services, and to digitise for a sustainable health system for future populations.

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Data transformation for the Databricks Lakehouse

Enable your analytics team to collaboratively build, test, document and deploy data transformation pipelines in the Databricks Lakehouse with dbt and Databricks SQL.

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Simplify data movement for the modern data stack

Bring your data into the Databricks Lakehouse Platform with Fivetran’s simple, secure and scalable data integration solution.

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Analyse your entire data lake

Tableau helps people see and understand data within the world’s broadest and deepest analytics platform.

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Query and analyse large data sets

This native connector allows users to quickly find meaningful insights within your data and easily build rich, visual analytic reports.

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“With Databricks Lakehouse, we can create insights from data to better understand how best to engage and communicate with patients, from sharing vital information about medications to providing guidance on their journey toward a healthier life.”

—Luigi Guadagno, Vice President, Pharmacy and Healthcare Platform Technology, Walgreens
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