Health and Healthcare Research

RAND Europe's growing health and healthcare portfolio brings together a multidisciplinary team with backgrounds in public health, health services research, clinical medicine, economics, psychology and systems design.

We work in close collaboration with the Health Services Research Group at Cambridge University through our Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research (CCHSR) to inform objective policymaking in the health and healthcare field in the UK, across the rest of Europe, and globally.

Featured Research

Selected Research

  • RAND Europe Working with THIS Institute

    22 Jan 2018

    The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute is a ten-year effort to create a world-leading scientific asset for the NHS by strengthening the evidence-base for improving the quality and safety of healthcare. RAND Europe is a key partner, investigating what works in improving healthcare, what doesn’t, and why.

  • Evaluating the Eastern AHSN Transformation Support Unit

    01 Dec 2017

    The Eastern Academic Health Science Network supports innovation uptake in the healthcare system. RAND Europe has been commissioned to evaluate their Transformation Support Unit, which helps implement innovative solutions to challenges faced by health and care providers.

  • Supporting the 'Britain's Healthiest Workplace' Competition

    30 Nov 2017

    For the last four years, RAND Europe has designed and run surveys, analysed results, and provided customised reports to organisations that participate in the annual Britain's Healthiest Workplace competition. The contest’s central aims are to raise awareness and gain a better understanding of how organisations can engage with the wellness of their employees.

  • Supporting the Asia's Healthiest Workplace Competition

    30 Nov 2017

    By supporting AIA Vitality's contest, RAND Europe is able to explore the health trends—employee lifestyle, clinical indicators, mental health and other areas of concern—in participating Asia-Pacific workplaces.

  • Innovation as a Driver of Quality and Productivity in UK Healthcare

    30 Oct 2017

    The UK's NHS is under pressure to meet the growing and changing demand for services with limited resources. Innovations may provide opportunities to respond creatively and effectively to growing health demands.

  • SBRI Healthcare Programme Helps Small Businesses Innovate for NHS

    30 Oct 2017

    The SBRI Healthcare programme is viewed as providing effective support for small companies to develop innovations that address NHS needs. Because some businesses have asked for more support taking innovations to the NHS, Academic Health Science Networks need clear guidance about how they could support SBRI-supported companies.

  • Connected Society Thought Leadership Programme

    12 Oct 2017

    RAND Europe worked in partnership with the Corsham Institute to design and deliver the 2017 Thought Leadership Programmes. The consultations explored the opportunities and challenges that digital technologies are creating within society.

  • Evaluating the Q Improvement Lab

    09 Oct 2017

    RAND Europe and the University of Cambridge are testing whether the Q Improvement Lab approach is likely to become an effective, valuable way of developing ideas or interventions to support positive change at multiple levels of the health and care system.