Module 1 - How to improve healthcare systems by increasing value and reducing waste
This is the first of the five modules in our online learning opportunity to help you develop the understanding and skill to:
- Improve healthcare systems by increasing value and reducing waste (Module 1)
- Shift the focus from bureaucracies to populations (Module 2)
- Design population based systems and deliver care through networks (Module 3)
- Create a culture of stewardship (Module 4)
- Optimise personal value (Module 5)
As a result of learning from the this module, you will be able to:
- To identify the ways in which it is possible to address the main factors increasing the need and demand for healthcare
- To explain how overuse, and the harm from overuse, is an inevitable consequence of increasing investment in healthcare
- To describe resource allocation and distinguish between the different levels of decision that determine the value derived from resources
- To outline the responsibility of clinicians and patient organisations in resource allocation
- To identify the ways in which personal value and allocative value can be optimised
Muir is the Founder of OAP Ltd.
Muir’s work focuses on providing training and skills development to healthcare professionals in value-based and population healthcare. The concept of Triple Value- the cornerstone of the KSA transformation, was developed by Professor Sir Muir Gray. Muir is a world authority on value, population healthcare, systems and culture.
Sir Muir has worked for the National Health Service in England since 1972, occupying a variety of senior positions during that time, including serving as the Director of Research and Development for Anglia and Oxford Regional Health Authority, and first establishing and then being the Director of the UK National Screening Committee. He founded the National Library for Health, was the Director of Clinical Knowledge, Process, and Safety for the NHS (England) National Programme for IT, serving as the Director of the National Knowledge Service. He was the first person to hold the post of Chief Knowledge Officer of the NHS (England), also serving as the co-Director of the Department of Health’s Quality Innovation Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) Right Care Programme.