Costing care pathways: Understanding the cost of the diabetes care pathway – Audit Commission [UK] – 16 May 2011

Posted on May 17, 2011. Filed under: Diabetes, Health Economics | Tags: |

Costing care pathways: Understanding the cost of the diabetes care pathway – Audit Commission [UK] – 16 May 2011
 
“This briefing, produced jointly with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), finds that care pathways are altered, and commissioning decisions made, with the intention of benefitting patients, but often without fully understanding the cost implications.

Poor quality data across outpatient and community services was the most common barrier to costing the pathways.

Using diabetes as an illustration, the briefing shows how organisations can use nationally available data to chart spending at a high level for various conditions.

This information can be used to help track changes in pathways and the impact on costs.

It can also be used to compare costs between Primary care Trusts and to identify possible areas for savings.”

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