Creating incentives to improve quality and promote integration

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The King's Fund

Event highlights

Featuring Professor Steve Field and Dr Dana Safran, this conference looked at US models of integrated care and provided lessons for NHS commissioners and providers on incentivising integration to improve quality and reduce costs.

Presentations and talks from the conference

Steve Field, GP and Chair of the NHS Future Forum, gives an overview of the Forum's recent report on integrated care.

Steve Field (NHS Future Forum), Rebecca Rosen (Nuffield Trust), Michael Dixon (NHS Alliance), Paul Zollinger-Read (The King's Fund) and Chris Ham (The King's Fund) contribute to the integrated care debate.

Dana Safran, Senior Vice President, Performance Measurement and Improvement, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, explains what the AQC is and how it has helped address health care spending whilst improving quality.

Hugh Reeve draws on the lessons that can be learnt from the Alternative Quality Contract and shares how Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group have started to put those lessons into practice.

Martin McShane, Director of Commissioning Development and QIPP, NHS Lincolnshire PCT Cluster, shares the key integrated care lessons he learnt from the USA and how these can be applied to the NHS.

Katrina Percy, Chief Executive of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the health system in Hampshire and the key elements of Southern Health’s integrated care strategy.

Daniel Elkeles, Director of Strategy, NHS North West London, discusses how to write a business case for integrated care in the current financial climate.

Programme

Programme

Session one

Welcome and introduction
Professor Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King's Fund

What can the NHS learn from the Alternative Quality Contract (AQC)?
Dr Dana Gelb Safran, Senior Vice President, Performance Measurement and Improvement, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

How is the NHS in Cumbria adapting to the lessons from AQC?
Dr Hugh Reeve, Chair, Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group

Questions and discussion

Session two

Welcome back
Dr Nick Goodwin, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King's Fund

Driving quality up with integration
Martin McShane, Director of Commissioning Development and QIPP, NHS Lincolnshire PCT Cluster

Can competition and integration co-exist in a reformed NHS?
Loraine Hawkins, health systems consultant

How innovative payment systems are incentivising integrated care
Dr Yi Mien Koh, Chief Executive, Whittington Health

Questions and discussion

Session three

Welcome back
Claire Perry, Visiting Senior Fellow, The King's Fund

Working with partners to deliver high quality health and social care services
Katrina Percy, Chief Executive, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Making the business case for integrated working
Daniel Elkeles, Director of Strategy, NHS NW London

Creating a new business model for foundation trusts: working towards a single approach to commissioning intermediate tier services
Chris Dowse, Director for Transition, Calderdale and Mid Yorkshire Health Economy FT Programme

Commissioning for populations: using programme budgets and shared decision-making to deliver integrated care
Anne Browne, Co-Director, Pennine MSK Partnership
Dr Steve Laitner, Associate Medical Director, NHS East of England

Questions and discussion

Session four

Welcome back
Chair: Paul Zollinger-Read, Medical Director for Primary Care, The King's Fund

Keynote address: How can national policy support the emergence of better models of healthcare delivery?
Professor Steve Field CBE, GP and Chair, The NHS Future Forum

Panel discussion:

  • Professor Stephen Field, GP and Chair, NHS Future Forum
  • Dr Michael Dixon, GP and Chair, NHS Alliance
  • Dr Rebecca Rosen, GP and Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield Trust

Closing comments and summary
Professor Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King's Fund