value

10 06, 2024

STRASYS and OVSP partnership to deliver improved value in healthcare

2024-06-10T12:43:22+00:00

Leading analytics and innovation agency joins forces with OVSP Award-winning strategy, analytics and innovations agency Strasys has formed a unique partnership with Professor Sir Muir Gray, a pioneer of UK Value-Based Healthcare and director of the Oxford Value & Stewardship Programme (OVSP), to launch the Strasys OVSP, which aims to deliver improved value in healthcare. Strasys OVSP amalgamates Sir Muir’s academic knowledge and expertise in value-based healthcare with Strasys’ extensive knowledge capital, practical experience, and skills in executing evidence—and insight-driven strategies to address complex challenges and build sustainable healthcare systems that better meet the needs of the population. For healthcare system CXOs and government ministers tasked with budget allocation, Strasys OVSP will provide the evidence base, tools, and capacity to develop the proficiency and capability to make [...]

STRASYS and OVSP partnership to deliver improved value in healthcare2024-06-10T12:43:22+00:00
18 01, 2021

BookPod – Diffusion of Innovation by Rogers

2021-01-18T17:50:22+00:00

Book: Diffusion of Innovations Author: Everett M. Rogers Teaser: Everett Rogers had it all worked out decades before the internet came along. The digital medium has changed some of the rules but the game is the same, and this book described the rules of the game in 1995. Tag: Networks

BookPod – Diffusion of Innovation by Rogers2021-01-18T17:50:22+00:00
12 03, 2020

How does participating in a deliberative citizens panel on healthcare priority setting influence the views of participants?

2020-03-12T12:57:08+00:00

This week’s blog is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray, Founding Director Reckers-Droog V et al (2020) et al./Health Policy 124143–151 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2019.11.011 The paper’s bottom line, text from the paper chosen by 3VH Conclusions Our study showed that participants’ views partly remained stable over the course of the panel, specifically regarding equal access to healthcare, prioritisation based on patients’ needs, and the importance of the size and type of treatment benefits.  Notable changes after deliberation concerned the increased support for prioritisation, consideration of costs, and relevance of a cost-effectiveness criterion in allocation decisions.  Considering the increasing interest in deliberative methods among policy makers in healthcare and the limited and empirical evidence concerning the effect of deliberative [...]

How does participating in a deliberative citizens panel on healthcare priority setting influence the views of participants?2020-03-12T12:57:08+00:00
6 03, 2020

Health Care Hotspotting — A Randomized, Controlled Trial

2020-03-06T12:19:59+00:00

This week’s blog is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray, Founding Director Full reference and title from the journal: Health Care Hotspotting — A Randomized, Controlled Trial, Finkelstein, A. et al (2020), N Engl J Med 2020;382:152-62. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMsa1906848 Authors conclusion Background There is widespread interest in programs aiming to reduce spending and improve health care quality among “superutilizers,” patients with very high use of health care services. The “hotspotting” program created by the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (hereafter, the Coalition) has received national attention as a promising superutilizer intervention and has been expanded to cities around the country. In the months after hospital discharge, a team of nurses, social workers, and community health workers [...]

Health Care Hotspotting — A Randomized, Controlled Trial2020-03-06T12:19:59+00:00
5 02, 2020

Rising to the challenge of multimorbidity

2020-02-05T11:55:30+00:00

Paper of the Week: 5th February 2020 This week’s blog is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray Full reference and title from the journal: Whitty C.J.M.et al 2020, BMJ 2020;368:l6964 doi: 10.1136/bmj.l6964 (Published 6 January 2020) Link to paper: https://www.bmj.com/content/bmj/368/bmj.l6964.full.pdf The paper’s bottom line “Cluster medicine the shift includes moving from thinking about multimorbidityas a random assortment of individual conditions to recognising it as a series of largely predictable clusters of disease in the same person….Continued increases in healthy longevity depend on this different model. Clustering of diseases, and how we might better tackle management of coexisting physical and mental health problems, should be embedded into medical training and continuous” 3vh bottom line The Third Dimension [...]

Rising to the challenge of multimorbidity2020-02-05T11:55:30+00:00
30 01, 2020

The 21st Century is the century of networks: are clinical networks the future way to organize healthcare?

2020-01-30T11:11:23+00:00

Paper of the Week: 30th January 2020 This week’s blog is brought to you by: Dr Joe McManners Full reference and title from the journal: Managing the performance of general practitioners and specialists referral networks: A system for evaluating the heart failure pathway. SabinaNutiaFrancescaFerréaChiaraSeghieriaElisaForesiaTherese A.Stukelb Health Policy Volume 124, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages 44-51 Web link to paper https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168851019302581 Authors conclusion The aim of this paper is to identify and evaluate the performance of naturally occurring networks of GP's and hospital-based specialists providing care for congestive heart failure (CHF) patients in Tuscany, Italy. They demonstrate the existence of informal links between GP's and hospitals based on patterns of patient flow. An integrated approach to evaluation and performance management that [...]

The 21st Century is the century of networks: are clinical networks the future way to organize healthcare?2020-01-30T11:11:23+00:00
6 01, 2020

Papers of the decade in JAMA

2020-01-07T09:42:10+00:00

Paper of the Week: 6th January 2020 This week’s blog is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray and Dr Joe McManners These articles have been selected by our editors as the most important published by JAMA between 2010 and 2019. Click below to read them for free.  The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3) Mervyn Singer, MD, FRCP; Clifford S. Deutschman, MD, MS; Christopher Warren Seymour, MD, MSc; et alManu 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults: Report From the Panel Members Appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) Paul A. James, MD; Suzanne Oparil, MD; Barry L. Carter, PharmD; et al Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy [...]

Papers of the decade in JAMA2020-01-07T09:42:10+00:00