Dr Jonathan Behr – chief medical officer at Vision – explains the benefits of adopting a population health management approach, considers CCGs already successfully using such an approach, and considers how population health management can be embedded more consistently across the NHS.
The long-awaited evaluation of digital primary care provider GP at Hand has uncovered a high level of the patient churn, raised questions about the model’s sustainability, but also revealed contented users and doctors, as well as a positive impact on A E attendance.
Winner Healthier Fleetwood Primary Care Home: Resident empowerment and service integration In 2014, GP services in Fleetwood were at risk of falling over with a shortage of GPs and a high proportion of people with long-term conditions in the town, creating high demand for services. This has ...
Winner Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Foundation Trust: Tameside and Glossop digital health service Care home residents who become unwell in Tameside and Glossop are now assessed remotely before a GP or an ambulance is called, enabling many of them to stay at home at a lower cost ...
Ben Wilson, product specialist lead, Orion Health talks about how digitising pathways can improve care for people with chronic conditions, areas that have successfully introduced them and what leaders need to do to implement them
Pfizer commissioned this article written by Dr James Galloway (JG). No honorarium was paid to JG but Pfizer funded the article’s publication and has final editorial control.