Roundtable: network connection

02 December 2021

With just a few months until integrated care systems are due to be launched formally, there is much to do, especially in finance and governance. A recent HFMA roundtable, supported by Newton Europe, discussed the preparations health and care bodies must make to harness the benefits for service users.

In particular, the roundtable discussed the practical aspects of integration and the challenges that have already emerged or that will emerge as system working is formalised. They agreed that setting out the principles for joint working and establishing how places work within the overall system would be vital. And there needs to be a much more detailed understanding of how decisions in one sector affect another – both in terms of the impact on patients or service users and overall system finances.
Roundtable: network connection

December 2021 (PDF 218KB)

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