As part of the North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO) Lecture Series we welcome Stephen Peckham on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 12:00 PM in HS 208 (Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, Toronto). This event is free of charge and open to anyone. Forward it to a friend who might be interested.
Incentives and the doctor, the practice and the network: reflections on the UK Quality and Outcomes Framework
Stephen Peckham, a Professor of Health Policy and Director of the Centre for Health Services Studies at the University of Kent, and Professor of Health Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will discuss the impact and changes of the QOF in the UK focusing on some of the recent changes and future proposals for the use of incentive payments and shared savings schemes in England.
Stephen Peckham is Professor of Health Policy and Director of the Centre for Health Services Studies at the University of Kent, Professor of Health Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is Director of the Department of Health and Social Care Policy Research Unit in the Health and Social Care System and Commissioning and Director of a new regional National Institute of Health Research Applied Research Collaboration for the South East of England – a collaboration between universities, NHS and local government to support applied health and social care research. He has been a non-executive director of a Primary Care Trust and commissioning board member for NIHR, CIHR, Irish Health Research Board and national UK charities. His research interests are in health policy analysis, primary care and public health. Current research includes evaluating changes in the English Quality and Outcomes Framework, evaluating the national Vanguard (Integrated Community Health providers) programme and a new programme of research on emerging Primary Care Networks.
North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO)
The North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO) is a collaborative partnership of interested researchers, health organizations, and governments promoting evidence-informed health system policy decision-making. Due to the high degree of health system decentralization in the United States and Canada, the NAO is committed to focusing attention on comparing health systems and policies at the provincial and state level in federations.