The Better Care, Better Value indicators identify potential areas for improvement in efficiency. These indicators can be used locally to help inform planning, to inform views on the scale of potential efficiency savings in different aspects of care. To download the NHS indicators or for more information go to: www.productivity.nhs.uk
Increasing Day Case Rates for Emergency Care (Ambulatory Emergency Care)
Using quarter 1 2010 Secondary Uses Service data, the dataset available (82.44 KB) will help acute provider trusts and PCTs understand the current level of delivery of ambulatory emergency care and what the remaining potential is for increased ambulatory management. The NHS Institute published a 'How to Implement Ambulatory Emergency Care Guide' in October 2010.
Better Care, Better Value indicators
If every organisation (provider and commissioner) improved its performance to match that of the top quartile in each Better Care, Better Value (BCBV) indicator, NHS England could realise £2.4 billion in productivity benefits.
The Better Care, Better Value indicators reveal the potential to make significant cash or resource savings whilst improving quality. However, the key issue is what has to be done to actually realise the benefits. For this reason we have introduced the 'Converting the potential into reality' guides - one is aimed at NHS commissioners and the other is for provider organisations. These guides contain ten steps that commissioners/providers can take to use the BCBV indicators to maximum effect to improve quality and increase productivity.
- Converting the Potential into Reality: 10 steps a provider can take to realise the benefits of the Better Care, Better Value indicators www.institute.nhs.uk/pctportal or www.productivity.nhs.uk
- Converting the Potential into Reality: 10 steps a commissioner can do to realise the benefits of the Better Care, Better Value indicators www.institute.nhs.uk/pctportal or www.productivity.nhs.uk
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