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Welcome to the course

Welcome to ‘The Power of Data in Health and Social Care’ and thank you for joining us. This is a three-week online course jointly developed by UrbanTide, a software company and smart cities specialist, and academics from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Steve Revill the CEO of UrbanTide and Dr Marilyn Lennon who is a senior lecturer in Digital Health at the University of Strathclyde, will be leading us through the three weeks. We’re very happy to welcome all of you and hope that exciting discussion is generated.

This course has been generously funded and supported by The Data Lab. The Data Lab enables industry, public sector and world-class university researchers to innovate and develop new data science capabilities in a collaborative environment. Its core mission is to generate significant economic, social and scientific value from big data.

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The development of this course has also been supported by The Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI). DHI is part of the Scottish Funding Council’s Innovation Centre Programme, which is designed to support transformational collaboration between universities and businesses. DHI Scotland Logo

In the next step, please introduce yourself to the educators and your fellow participants and outline your reasons for signing up. If you are using Twitter please use the hashtag #FLDataHealthCare to follow any course related conversations.

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The Power of Data in Health and Social Care

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