Outcomes-focused integrated care: lessons from experience

Posted by Sharyn Rognrust, Category: Integrated Chronic Disease Management (ICDM), Partnerships,

The need to integrate care has long been a key issue and people’s understanding of what it takes to successfully implement it has evolved over time.  There has been a shift of focus from co-location and organisational structures towards working with teams to clarify and consolidate the professional roles and relationships which will make integration work in practice.

Here, we explore ‘what works’, offering guidance to those embarking on a significant period of change and integration on what they may need to consider.  It draws on Institute of Public Care’s practice-based experience of integration across a range of different organisational set-ups and cultures.

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