Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Report on Evaluation of Integrated Care Pilots

On 22nd March 2012 the Department of Health published the report on a two year independent study of integrated care pilots. The evaluation which commenced in 2009 looked at 16 sites across England who undertook different ways of integrating care, for example, between general practices, community nurses, hospitals and social services.

Key findings from the report include:

Improved outcomes for patients are not likely to be evident in the short term.

Savings are not inevitable and are also not likely in the short term.

Download the full report using this link:

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