Tag Archives: Star (Socio-Technical Allocation of Resources)

Two Recent Articles on Dementia-Friendly Hospitals and Dementia Care Improvements (HSJ)

Summary Two articles appeared in the Health Service Journal during October 2012 concerning the creation of dementia-friendly hospitals and improving dementia care in the community generally. Creating Dementia-Friendly Hospitals This article briefly reviews the impact of King’s Fund’s Enhancing the … Continue reading

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Star Approach to Priority Setting: Improving Patient Care and Saving Money (Health Foundation)

Summary Clinical commissioning groups in England will need tools to help them make difficult disinvestment decisions. This “Looking for value in hard times” report, from Health Foundation, describes – as an example – how NHS Sheffield used the Star (Socio-Technical Allocation … Continue reading

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