Resources

Making Accountable Care Happen

Accountable care is seen as a key structural reform to drive transformational change in the NHS. In this occasional paper we provide a working definition  of the key components of an Accountable Care Organisation (ACO). This draws on the prescriptions of ...

Acute Pressures on the NHS – Managing through a perfect storm

In this Briefing Paper we examine the current bed and financial pressures affecting NHS acute hospitals over the winter 2016/17.     An initial international comparison could lead to the conclusion that the NHS is simply not generously provided with bed capacity.   However, a ...

Population Health Management

Core to the STPs  is a focus on more pro-active care for people with chronic disease.  In one large STP footprint, an analysis of the population using the Johns Hopkins ACGs risk adjustment tool has highlighted the opportunities for proactive ...

Making Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) happen

‘STPs offer the best opportunity to transform the delivery of care provided they move from planning to implementation.’   The Kings Fund - 2017 Priorities for the NHS and Social Care The STPs published to-date set out a ...

Implementing Accountable Care

Our current clients include NHS Vanguard projects and other commissioner/provider partnerships developing accountable care delivery frameworks. We undertake the mapping of local patterns of expenditure, service utilization and staffing in primary and community care quantifying the opportunities ...

Accountable Care at Locality Level

Working with Vanguards in the NHS we understand the need to provide services viably at a locality level whilst ensuring easy access to extended primary care. This is equally true for rural areas, as for cities with distinct ...

Advanced Primary Care is core to Integrated Care

90% of patient contacts in integrated delivery systems take place in primary care, at locality and practice levels. So internationally, innovative approaches in advanced or comprehensive primary care are proving essential to whole ...

Care Coordination

Improving services for people with complex needs in later life is one of the major challenges in today’s healthcare. Comprising 5% of a typical population, they account for 40% of health care costs, due to high rates of unscheduled hospital ...

Best Practice in Integrated Care

Conrane International Health Solutions is a group of senior health and social care system development consultants. Our multi-disciplinary team of over 20 experts has been at the forefront of innovation in integrated care for over 15 years. We offer a ...

Care Co-ordination

A toolkit to model impact and guide delivery Produced by Dr David Cochrane, Professor David Colin-Thome and Sue Barrett For over a decade, our consultants and international partners have led the field in implementing effective models which deliver improved quality ...