The latest Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) report covers multi-disciplinary and multi-agency approaches to better coordination in the provision of care for individuals with complex health and social needs, from a USA perspective.
“The Blueprint for Complex Care is a joint [USA-based] project of the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, the Center for Health Care Strategies, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, with funding from The Commonwealth Fund, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the SCAN Foundation.”
Humowiecki, M. Kuruna, T. [and] Sax, R. [et al] (2018). Blueprint for complex care: advancing the field of care for individuals with complex health and social needs. Boston [Massachusetts]: National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, Center for Health Care Strategies, [and] Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), December 2018.
There is also an Executive Summary.
International Symmetry? A USA-Based Review of Integrated Care in England
The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and the Global Health Innovation Center at Duke University (funded by the Health Foundation) performed a review of progress towards integrated care models in the NHS in England.
McClellan, M. Udayakumar, K. Thoumi, A. [et al] (2016). Advancing integrated care in England: a practical path for care transformation. Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy [and] Global Health Innovation Center at Duke University, November 2018.
NIHR Signal: Evidence Summary Concerning a Systematic Review of Integrated Care Models and Their Implementation
An National Institute for Health Research “Signal” expert commentary refers to a systematic review which is characteristically more guarded in conclusions to be drawn:
Miller, R. (2018). Ways of integrating care that better coordinate services may benefit patients. London: National Institute for Health Research Signal, December 11th 2018.
This relates to:
Baxter, S. Johnson, M. [and] Chambers, D. [et al] (2018). Understanding new models of integrated care in developed countries: a systematic review. Southampton (UK): NIHR Health Services and Delivery; Research Journals Library. August 2018; 6(29).