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by Michael Harris,Laura Bunt
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Politics & Government
  • Author:
    Michael Harris,Laura Bunt
  • ISBN:
    1848750633
  • ISBN13:
    978-1848750630
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    NESTA (November 2009)
  • Pages:
    46 pages
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    Politics & Government
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DISCUSSION PAPER THE HUMAN FACTOR How transforming healthcare to involve the public can save money and save lives Laura Bunt and Michael Harris FOREWORD 2 FOREWORD O ur public services face an immense challenge over the next few years.

DISCUSSION PAPER THE HUMAN FACTOR How transforming healthcare to involve the public can save money and save lives Laura Bunt and Michael Harris FOREWORD 2 FOREWORD O ur public services face an immense challenge over the next few years. They will have less money but will be asked to do more in response to seemingly intractable social problems. Yet a proper recognition of the scale of this challenge shouldn’t induce despondency

This paper explains how transforming healthcare to involve the public can save money and improve lives.

This paper explains how transforming healthcare to involve the public can save money and improve lives. The only way to develop cheaper, more effective patient–centred services and approaches to public behaviour change is for the NHS to adopt radical new ways of innovating. Genuine power will have to be given to frontline staff and patients.

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How transforming healthcare to involve the public can save money and save lives. Laura Bunt and Michael Harris. We are working with frontline health and care professionals to achieve meaningful change in 100 days. Frontline professionals are challenged to find innovative ways to improve care.

The NHS is trying to save money and yet provide the same quality of care. Wound management is a potential field where this could be addressed, through a wider use of NPWT. There is a substantial body of clinical and economic evidence supporting NPWT in wound management, including early discharge and faster healing, fewer readmissions, better patients’ QoL, and improved cost effectiveness meeting the DoH QIPP agenda.

The first step to start saving money is to figure out how much you spend. Understanding how to save money may even inspire you to find more ways to save and hit your goals faster. Keep track of all your expenses-that means every coffee, household item and cash tip. Once you have your data, organize the numbers by categories, such as gas, groceries and mortgage, and total each amount. Be sure to factor in expenses that occur regularly but not every month, such as car maintenance. Tip: Include a savings category-aim to save 10 to 15 percent of your income.

This strategy to save money relies on two factors. One is the availability of services from different providers in your area, and the second is whether your health plan will allow you to choose from different providers. A lot of this depends on the type of health insurance plan you have.

The science of human factors now permeates the aviation industry. It includes a sophisticated understanding of the kinds of mistakes that even experts make under stress. So when Martin Bromiley read the Harmer report, an incomprehensible event suddenly made sense to him. I thought, this is classic human factors stuff. Fixation error, time perception, hierarchy.