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Insight report: high intensity users of A&E departments

Dr Foster has carried out a detailed analysis of accident and emergency (A&E) attendances in England with the aim of uncovering common characteristics of high intensity users (HIUs) - people who attended 10 or more times in a 12-month period - and patterns in HIU attendances to provide valuable insight and a better understanding of the reasons they attend with such high frequency. Click here to read the full report.

Dr Foster

Telstra Health offers a range of healthcare analytics solutions internationally through our wholly owned subsidiary Dr Foster.

Dr Foster’s data analytics services and solutions ensure the most efficient use of healthcare resources by providing relevant, timely and accurate insights. Dr Foster maximises the benefits of being part of an international telecommunications and technology company, Telstra. 

Dr Foster helps you to make better, faster decisions.

We do this by working with our clients to deliver easy to use and role-relevant solutions that deliver actionable insights and play a significant role in driving decisions on the quality and value of connected healthcare.

Dr Foster is committed to connected health care, and uses data to enable clinicians to make patient-focused decisions.

  • Hospital performance tools
  • System & data integration
  • Predictive analytics
  • Critical indicator benchmarking
  • Patient flow visualisation & trends

Dr Foster products offer solutions to common healthcare challenges in three areas:

Population health management

Reduce costs and improve patient outcomes with solutions that help identify patient groups for targeted care, assist with prevention and pinpoint system-wide healthcare gaps.

Cost and efficiency

Build cost and resource efficiencies into your healthcare organisation with solutions that track and trend performance, identify savings opportunities, and help you understand and influence patient flow and demand.

Quality and outcomes measurement

Support data-driven decision making with solutions that give valuable insight into risk-adjusted quality, patient safety and clinical outcomes, and identify areas for improvement.

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Telstra Health Advantage

Unique footprint

We have a unique footprint of digital health software solutions, including Electronic Medical Records and clinical and administrative software for the hospital, primary care, pharmacy, and aged and disability care sectors. We also deliver platforms that connect clinical information across multiple providers to improve patient care. We provide innovative solutions in health data analytics and new ways to deliver care, through telehealth and consumer solutions.

Clinical collaboration

Our solutions have been developed collaboratively with clinicians and providers to ensure they are fit-for-purpose, enable best practice care, and meet the evolving needs of the healthcare sector.

Investment in innovation

We are making substantial investments in innovation, research and developing our products, to deliver clinicians and consumers class-leading products that improve the quality, safety and efficiency of care.

Connecting across healthcare

Our solutions connect across and beyond our portfolio, linking information to support the delivery of truly integrated care across the healthcare ecosystem.

Safety, security and privacy

We maintain rigorous governance and clinical input at scale to ensure our solutions are safe, secure and high quality. We leverage the capability, security and reach of Telstra, Australia's leading technology company.