Publication of the QRISK2 algorithm and release of software for academics
Also software which applies the QRISK2 algorithm is now available both under academic and commercial license from
Competing interests: Julia Hippisley-Cox is the lead author of the QRISK2 paper. She is director of Qresearch (database used to develop QRISK2) and ClinRisk Ltd (medical software company which develops software to implement algorithms reliably for further research and also clinical use. She works closely with EMIS (main supplier of GP clinical systems in the UK)which is currently implementing QRISK2 software within its system and also making it widely available to academic and commercial organisations.
Competing interests: No competing interests