3 April 2023

Smarter Spending in Population Health: A first year of insights

The Smarter Spending in Population Health (SSPH) programme puts healthcare analytics into the hands of the people delivering and receiving treatment and services, empowering them to make impactful changes. After […]

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13 March 2023

Integrated Care Systems- the Great Expectation?

In this guest blog post, Sally Markwell, senior lecturer within the Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery (Oxford Brookes University), explores how working together across Integrated Care Systems moves us […]

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17 January 2023

The role of health economics and a framework for resource allocation in PHM

The Health Economics Unit, in partnership with the Midlands Decision Support Network, have been working with the team at Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) on Population Health Management […]

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16 May 2022

Why population health is the future

The Health Economics Unit’s director, Andi Orlowski, recently spoke at the Pulse PCN London forum about how primary care networks (PCNs) can use their deep understanding of local populations to […]

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21 January 2022

Population Health Finance: Why allocative efficiency should be embedded in NHS finance processes

One of the key principles in economics is scarcity. There is not enough resource to meet all needs. As healthcare professionals, we can all recognise this theory. Given scarcity exists […]

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31 August 2021

Professor Gwyn Bevan on the STAR approach

Professor Gwyn Bevan has been instrumental in the development of the STAR (Socio-technical allocation of resource) approach to allocative efficiency. Health Economics Unit (HEU) director Andi Orlowski recently had the […]

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3 December 2020

Dangerous analytics and how local analysts can save you!

With analytics being a key part in directing our COVID response, managing health systems and underpinning population health management, Andi Orlowski, Director of the MLCSU-hosted Health Economics Unit, explains why […]

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