Ham, Chris J and De Silva, Debra (2009) Integrating care and transforming Community Services: what works? where next? Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
URL of Published Version: http://www.hsmc.bham.ac.uk/publications/policy-papers/Ham_and_de_Silva_PP_5_pdf_Policy_Paper.pdf
Identification Number/DOI: ISBN:978 07044 28058
The authors conclude that integrated care may not be a panacea but it clearly has an important contribution to make in ensuring that resources are used as effectively as possible and that the quality agenda set out for the NHS is delivered.
|Type of Work:||Monograph (Working Paper)|
|School/Faculty:||Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Social Sciences|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Department:||Health Services Management Centre|
This policy paper follows on from a seminar organised by HSMC earlier this year which brought together experts from the US and UK to consider the issues and the evidence for what works.
|Series/Collection Name:||HSMC Policy Papers|
|Keywords:||Chronic disease, Community health services, Effectiveness, Evaluation Integrated care Organisational change Service delivery|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare|
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