David Lowe


Dr David Lowe is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Co Director of EmQuire the QEUH ED Research Group. He leads a portfolio of projects centred on unscheduled care and specifically data, devices and decisions. Collaborations include Glasgow, Strathclyde University, Glasgow School of Art, private and third sector, seeking to create innovative solutions that can create impactful and sustainable change. His research focuses on decision-making within acute care and the interface between data, the clinician and the patient. He is co-developing novel app based solutions in range of conditions including trauma, COPD and chest pain to support and enhance clinical decision-making and operational efficiency. He is PI on innovatateUK grants to develop digital service model for COPD that leverages machine learning, wearables, and patient report outcomes to risk stratify patients in the community surfacing those at risk of exacerbation, treatment failure and need for home NIV. The other grant focus on developing a clinical decision support app for major trauma within the emergency department enabling granular data collection and promoting team situational awareness with the aim to align team members and optimise resuscitation care. He is a co-applicant on the CAIPE bid to create a platform for digital imaging AI leading on an exemplar using CXR.

An Integrative Service Model for Reducing Acute Exacerbations of COPD