Change Forecast SG2

Welcome to Change Forecast

Welcome to the Change Forecast, an online resource delivering in-depth analysis on future opportunities for improvement and cost savings in the health service.

This quarterly feature, developed in association with Sg2, provides detailed insight on what the future looks like for each organisation for a specific disease area, along with best practice case studies and guidance on how to capitalise on the opportunity.

Use the Change Forecast to help you identify the opportunity, plan a strategy and manage the change.

If you would like more information on the data from Sg2, call 020 7399 4455 or email Yashu at yreddy@sg2.com

Readmissions: how to avoid financial penalties

Change Forecast - The financial penalties facing

Changes to the Payment by Results policy are intended to incentivise trusts to reduce emergency readmissions - or face damaging financial penalties. Analysis by Sg2 shows how reducing readmissions could save the health service more than half a billion pounds. Subscription Required

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Joint replacement: how to build financially sustainable services

Change Forecast - Financially sustainable surgery services

HSJ Change Forecast this quarter focuses on how trusts can implement optimised pathways in primary hip and knee replacement care to ensure a financially sustainable and patient-friendly service. Subscription Required

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COPD care: saving millions

Change Forecast - X-ray chest radiology

With seasonal capacity issues rising, HSJ Change Forecast focuses on COPD and explores how a proactive approach to care pathway management could save over £800m on COPD inpatient care alone. Subscription Required

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