Tag Archives: Quality Measures

Blueprint for Complex Care: Care for Individuals with Complex Health and Social Needs (National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs / IHI / Duke University / NIHR)

Summary 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 … Continue reading

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Intermediate Care Including Reablement: Quality Standard QS173 (NICE)

Summary National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has produced a quality standard on intermediate care, including reablement. This is intended to contribute to improvements across many fronts, including: Integration of health and social care. Patient and carer-related quality … Continue reading

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Patient Experience in Adult NHS Services (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published an “evidence update” on patient experience. This evidence update contains a summary of new evidence relevant to the NICE’s Clinical Guideline CG138 “Patient experience in adult NHS services: … Continue reading

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Assessing the Quality of NHS Hospitals (MHP Health Mandate)

Summary How do you measure quality in the NHS? This report offers an approach to obtaining an “at a glance” overall assessment of NHS hospital quality in England using a Quality Index. The MHP Health Mandate’s findings are: Many of … Continue reading

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Patient Experience in Adult NHS Services (NICE)

Summary The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) have produced a quality standard and guidance to help ensure patients have a good experience of care in the NHS. This quality standard aims to ensure care is individualised and … Continue reading

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