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David Howell

David Howell

Deputy Director for Information, Surrey Heartlands ICS

David is currently Deputy Director of Information for Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System (ICS), having started in the NHS 14 years ago as an information analyst. He leads on population health management (PHM) for the ICS and has consulted with the national PHM team to help shape how business intelligence can be used to improve patient care for other parts of the country.

His background is as a research scientist- having gained a degree and masters in biomedical sciences from the University of Southampton. He has a strong technical background, with experience designing, building and implementing full end-to-end business intelligence platforms and award-winning innovations. In each role undertaken, David has gone on to outsource his solutions to other stakeholders across health and care and reinvesting income streams back into the NHS, he has also has been asked by NHSE to help review struggling organisations. He been a guest speaker across the country for his work, including education and training on the use of Artificial Intelligence (Ai).

David is also a Director for Quantum Analytica. Here he is able to focus upon his area of interest and expertise- employing Ai and advanced automation to achieve a significant positive impact on the healthcare outcomes of disadvantaged and marginalised populations and better support clinical use of time, resources and the development of more innovative clinical solutions.