Measuring the benefits of the integration of health and social care: qualitative interviews with professional stakeholders and patient representatives

@article{Crocker2020MeasuringTB,
  title={Measuring the benefits of the integration of health and social care: qualitative interviews with professional stakeholders and patient representatives},
  author={Helen Crocker and Laura Kelly and Jenny Harlock and Ray Fitzpatrick and Michele Peters},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2020},
  volume={20}
}
  • Helen Crocker, Laura Kelly, +2 authors Michele Peters
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • BMC Health Services Research
  • Background Integrated care has the potential to ease the increasing pressures faced by health and social care systems, however, challenges around measuring the benefits for providers, patients, and service users remain. This paper explores stakeholders’ views on the benefits of integrated care and approaches to measuring the integration of health and social care. Methods Twenty-five semi-structured qualitative interviews were conducted with professional stakeholders ( n  = 19) and patient… CONTINUE READING

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