This article is a repost and first appeared on the Optimity Advisors website in May 2018. In previous blogs we saw how integrated care is moving from being a stated goal to delivered in practice in many different ways across Europe. These differences reflect the different political, economic, social, legal and technical contexts in which integrated care models evolve.
This diversity is necessary and healthy but creates challenges for understanding the performance of integrated care across country and even, sometimes, regional borders. None the less, the common performance themes that cut across all the countries we examined included: