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April 29, 2021 Europe Publication

Quality of Care Transitions: Older Adults Experiences in An Integrated Care Trust

The transition of care from hospital to home is a high-risk time for older adults. The Partners at Care Transitions (PACT) programme aims to improve safety and quality of care transitions. We aimed to test the feasibility of using the Partners at Care Transitions Measure (PACT-M) to evaluate older adults’ experiences of the transition from hospital to home in an Inner London Integrated Care Trust and to identify factors impacting transition quality.

July 19, 2017 Europe Publication

Health care on equal terms? Assessing horizontal equity in health care use in Northern Sweden

The Swedish health care system has successively moved toward increased market-orientation, which has raised concerns as to whether Sweden still offers health on equal terms. To explore this issue, this study aimed to assess if the principleas of horizontal equity (equal access for equal need regardless of socio-economic factors) are met in Nrothern sweden 2006-14; and to explore the contribution of different factors to the inequalities in access along the same period.