IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: transformation

July 12, 2017 Global Publication

The Impact of Primary Care Practice Transformation on Cost, Quality, and Utilization

The Impact of Primary Care Practice Transformation on Cost, Quality, and Utilization reviews PCMH results from 45 peer-reviewed reports and additional government and state evaluations. Implementation of the PCMH and high performing primary care differs depending upon the needs and preferences of those delivering, receiving, and paying for related care. 

The sixth annual PCPCC report, authored by the Robert Graham Center of the American Academy of Family Physicians and published with support from the Milbank Memorial Fund, employed broader search terms and more rigorous search criteria that evaluated studies, reports, and evaluations published between November 1, 2015 to February 28, 2017. It also features examples and data from PCMH programs, such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, which leads one of the oldest PCMH programs, now in its eighth year with seven years of data; the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative launched by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation ...

July 14, 2020 Europe Publication

Integrated Care for Older Adults: A Struggle for Sustained Implementation in Northern Netherlands

Integrated care has been suggested as a promising solution to the disparities in access and sustained high quality long-term care emerging in Europe’s ageing population. The Dutch integrated person-centred health service for older adults was based on two evidence-based models (the Chronic Care Model and the Kaiser Permanente Triangle). In this case study we assess the impact of the programme based on past evaluations, reflect on why it ended, lessons learned and ideas to take forward.

Feb. 14, 2023 Europe Publication

Health and Social Care Reform in Scotland – What Next?

This paper analyses the important enablers, barriers and impacts of country-wide implementation of integrated health and social care in Scotland. It offers insights for other systems seeking to advance similar policy and practice. Landmark legislation was based on a shared vision and narrative about improving outcomes for people and communities. Implementation has involved coordination of multiple policies and interventions for different life stages, care groups, care settings and local context within a dynamic and complex system.

April 3, 2023 Europe Publication

Lessons learnt while integrating services for children: qualitative interviews with professional stakeholders

In the English NHS, integrated care is seen as an opportunity to deliver joined-up care for children and families. This paper examines the lessons learnt by professional stakeholders in the process of developing different examples of integrated models of care/frameworks for children’s services.