Tag Archives: Integrated Care Pilots (ICP)

Telehealth and Telecare (House of Commons Library POST Note PN 456 / BBC News)

Summary The elderly population in the UK is growing and increasing numbers of people are prone to long-term health problems, posing a potential crisis for health and social care systems. The House of Commons Library has issued a briefing which … Continue reading

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Benefits of Integrated Care: Findings from 16 Integrated Care Pilots in England (RAND Europe)

Summary This RAND Europe evaluation report summarises the results from 16 different pilot projects sponsored by the Department of Health to explore ways of integrating patient care from different local providers. Local decision-makers should not underestimate the challenges involved in … Continue reading

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Integrated Care: Making Happen at Scale and Pace (King’s Fund)

Summary The authors of this King’s Fund paper on integrated care summarise sixteen steps required to enable integrated care become a reality. This document cautions that there is no universal solution or approach to integrated care, and that there is … Continue reading

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Potential of Information Technology for Improving Health and Social Care (Department of Health / Price Waterhouse Coopers / NHS England/ Nuffield Trust)

Summary This report, released by the Department of Health and researched by Price Waterhouse Coopers, indicates potential benefits for staff and patients which could be achieved by better use of information and digital technology in the NHS and social care. … Continue reading

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Developing Integrated Out-of-Hospital Care (NHS Confederation)

Summary The “Making integrated out-of-hospital care a reality” report, from the NHS Confederation  in collaboration with the RCGP, discusses the principles for integrated care, thinking in particular about the implementation of out-of-hospital care, with the emphasis on connecting primary, community … Continue reading

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Care for Elderly Marred by Fragmented System (BBC News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary The Commons health select committee wants local areas to deliver “joined-up” care, health and housing. An urgent reform of the care … Continue reading

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Three Documents on Commissioning and Integrated Care (The King’s Fund, SCIE and the Nuffield Trust)

1) Social Care and Clinical Commissioning for People with Long-Term Conditions This document from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and The King’s Fund, provides a summary of how an integrated system of health and social care can achieve … Continue reading

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Evaluation of UK Integrated Care Pilots (Research Protocol)

Abstract The NHS appointed 16 Integrated Care Pilots with a range of aims, including the development of new organisational structures to support integration, changes in staff roles, reducing unscheduled or unnecessary emergency hospital admissions, reducing the length of hospital stay, … Continue reading

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Evaluation of the National Integrated Care Pilots: Progress Report (Department of Health)

Abstract Ernst and Young and RAND Europe are undertaking an independent evaluation of the 16 integrated care pilots in the NHS on behalf of the Department of Health. This report, produced jointly by RAND Europe, Ernst and Young, and the … Continue reading

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Integrated Care Systems: NHS Reform in England

Summary The authors explore the concept of integration, discuss the barriers to integration and assess the benefits and risks of the various options. The concept in itself is not settled or agreed upon, let alone the solution(s). Quotation: “Integrated care … Continue reading

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