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Building an effective business case to support heart failure services

February 2014 Br J Cardiol 2014;21:14 Online First

Building an effective business case to support heart failure services

Andrew L Clark

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Audit The stage was set by Professor Theresa McDonagh (King’s College, London) who showed how the National Heart Failure Audit can be used as a tool to support business case development. Professor McDonagh highlighted that “data is power”. She discussed how the audit allows service providers to demonstrate to commissioners the potential gains that can be made by providing adequate services for patients admitted to hospital. In particular, the audit highlights how the best outcomes are achieved for patients who are admitted to hospital under the care of cardiologists and are subsequently followed up by a cardiologist. The next step, once

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November 2009 Br J Cardiol 2009;16:276-7

Making change happen: the PCCS Annual Scientific Meeting

Colin Doig, Henry Purcell

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Creative solutions Andrew Kenworthy, the chief executive for NHS Nottingham City Primary Care Trust, and an adviser to the PCCS, set the scene for the meeting with his keynote speech on World Class Commissioning. He told delegates that although times were going to be hard in the next few years, he hoped that such financial adversity would lead to creative solutions. In the session that followed, ‘How can we make change happen’, panelist Dr Adrian Brown, a consultant in public health medicine at NHS Westminster, told of two innovative programmes which, along with NHS Health Checks, were helping to transform his area. Westminster has major

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March 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:117-119

Audit of the new GMS contract Quality and Outcomes Framework: raising standards in CHD

Janet McCarlie, Elisabet Reid, Adrian JB Brady

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March 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:119-120

Quality, evidence-based medicine and pay for performance: the primary care experience

Rubin Minhas

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