Barcelona Supercomputing Center will help to develop Catalan health indicators browser

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) will collaborate with the Catalan Agency for Health Quality and Evaluation (AQuAS) to make browsable health outcomes and quality indicators of the Catalan health system

The AQuAS Results Centre aims to measure, evaluate and disseminate the outcomes achieved in healthcare of hospitals, primary care teams, long-term care, mental health and addiction centres, and in research and institutes in health research.

Currently these are published in written reports, but in future they will be browseable and more user friendly, as seen in this preview of the pilot test. Results will be displayed graphically in a geo-localised and browseable way.

AQuAS and BSC have signed a memorandum of understanding, which will be further expanded in the near future to encompass all the data processing included in the report of Results Central.

This collaboration will be managed by the new group of Social Link Analytics of the Life Sciences Department, taking advantage of its experience in the use of computer engineering and supercomputing for the analysis and data visualisation of big data within the European Open Science Cloud initiatives.




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