Integrated care aims to improve patient experience, achieve higher levels of efficiency and extract value from health delivery systems
The aim of integrated care is to address fragmentation in patient services, and enable more coordinated and continuous care.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
This briefing helps to explain what the implementation of primary care networks (PCNs) will mean for health and care in England, and highlights some of the opportunities and challenges with implementi...
Jennifer Dixon asks how the NHS Long Term plan can support efforts to reduce emergency admissions from care homes.
Examining whether enhanced support had an effect on hospital utilisation for new residents who moved into care homes in Nottingham City.
Evaluating the early effects on hospital use from the first phase of an enhanced support initiative for older people living in care homes in Wakefield.
New analysis from the Improvement Analytics Unit has found that more than four in ten emergency admissions to hospital involving care home residents could be potentially avoided .
Combined learnings from national linked datasets and focused care home evaluations in Rushcliffe, Sutton, Wakefield and Nottingham City.
Primary care networks (PCNs) went live on 1 July 2019. Despite their potential to improve primary care, how they’ll develop, and what changes patients can expect to notice remains unclear. Dr Rebecca ...
Improvement Fellow Sarah Reed looks at two projects we’ve funded that are using multi-professional teams to bridge the workforce gap.
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