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Draper & Dash acquires Civil Eyes Research

Draper and Dash a specialist healthcare Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning provider has acquired Civil Eyes Research, a leader in healthcare benchmarking and insights.

It marks the first acquisition for the company, to strengthen its offering of predictive analytics, bench marking, artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies.

Civil Eyes Research was founded in 2006 by former CHKS Director of Product Development Geoff Bick. Their tools support clinicians and managers to use information to understand the metrics of quality and productivity within health services.

Orlando Agrippa, CEO, Draper & Dash “Civil Eyes Research is a company we have considered a leader in the field of insights for a long time.”

“By bringing them into the Draper & Dash family we are supporting our strategy to supplement our market leading analytics suite with services, like benchmarking and perception into clinical variation, to make analytics more accessible to Healthcare users and help drive performance improvement.’’

“The two businesses have a common focus on supporting the Healthcare sector and by working closely together we believe this will create a unique offer that will accelerate analytics adoption, improve benchmarking and other services with AI and ML, extending the benefits to Healthcare users.”

Over 16 Specialist Children’s Hospitals and 20 teaching hospitals work with Civil Eyes Research to develop methodologies that tackle the complex area of medical productivity.  Clients include Great Ormond Street Hospital, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Cambridge NHS Trust.

Geoff Bick, Director of Civil Eyes Research, said “we hope that, by blending our healthcare knowledge and expertise with Draper & Dash’s unique competencies in AI and ML, we will be able to build upon our existing offerings to provide solutions of even more value to clinicians, professionals and managers across the healthcare sector.  We are delighted to be joining forces with the team at Draper & Dash.”

The organisations now aim to collaborate on new services to bring to market this year.