Journal article

New integrated care models in England associated with small reduction in hospital admissions in longer-term: A difference-in-differences analysis

M Morciano, K Checkland, J Billings, A Coleman, J Stokes, C Tallack, M Sutton

Health Policy | Elsevier | Published : 2020

Abstract

Closer integration of health and social care services has become a cornerstone policy in many developed countries, but there is still debate over what population and service level is best to target. In England, the 2019 Long Term Plan for the National Health Service included a commitment to spread the integration prototypes piloted under the Vanguard `New Care Models’ programme. The programme, running from 2015 to 2018, was one of the largest pilots in English history, covering around 9 % of the population. It was largely intended to design prototypes aimed at reducing hospital utilisation by moving specialist care out of hospital into the community and by fostering coordination of health, c..

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Awarded by NIHR Policy Research Programme the new models of care Vanguard programme in England: national programme evaluation


Funding Acknowledgements

This paper is based on independent research commissioned and funded by the NIHR Policy Research Programme the new models of care Vanguard programme in England: national programme evaluation, PR-R16-0516-22001. The views expressed in the publication are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR, the Department of Health and Social Care, arm's length bodies or other government departments.