Right Care 2014/15

The primary objective for Right Care is to maximise value

  • the value that the patient derives from their own care and treatment
  • the value the whole population derives from the investment in their healthcare

To build on the success and value of the Right Care programme, NHS England and Public Health England are taking forward the Right Care approach through new programmes to ensure that it becomes embedded in the new commissioning and public health agendas for the NHS.

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The Right Care @lert

Document of the Week (26th Jan): Undetermined impact of patient decision support interventions on healthcare costs and savings

This systematic review shows that patients choose more conservative approaches when they become better informed, but insufficient evidence that patient decision support interventions lead to system-wide savings

Doing More for Patients Often Does No Good

This blog discusses the potential dangers of overtreatment

Patient-reported measures

This paper outlines how incorporating patient-reported measures as part of health care organisations’ overall performance improvement measurement system will be crucial

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