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26
Sep

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 current NHS England guidance and frameworks plus the findings from concurrent evaluation of the Pioneer ACOs in the US.  The ...

01
Feb

‘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 dynamic, transformational programme for improving both quality and efficiency across health and social care. Having reviewed these documents, we have developed a set of ...

27
May

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 to redesign services which can devolve from hospitals. Download our resource

27
May

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 neighbourhoods and communities. At the same time there are issues of critical mass, staffing viability and not least ...

27
May

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 population management and delivering triple-aims outcomes. Download our resource

27
May

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 and primary care utilization. Under-met medical, social and psychological needs which vary by each person are the cause.

24
Mar

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 bespoke portfolio of technologies and organizational development solutions informed by international and domestic best practice and evidence. Download our ...

24
Mar

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 of life for patients, value for money and staff satisfaction.    Our recent review of the evidence-base  also informs our best-practice ...

24
Mar

iRIS An Integrated Risk Intelligence System

iRIS© is our bespoke platform for ACGs© with reporting designed for clinicians by clinicians iRIS© can incorporate social care data for holisitic care management and integrated care commissioning iRIS© underpins equitable resourcing for CCGs commissioning primary care iRIS© supports the entire care coordination pathway iRIS© training designed by our expert case managers who deliver it at GP practice level iRIS© informs planning and commissioning of ...

31
Oct

Tool-kit on care coordination

Given the current policy initiative on care coordination some colleagues and I have put together a tool-kit launched at last week’s Kings Fund Conference. It covers best practice models, implementation, return on investment and risk stratification. You can obtain an up to date copy of the tool kit by emailing us at info@conrane.com We very much welcome any feed-back ...