Maximising quality, minimising cost: the concept of value for money in healthcare and the importance of clinical leadership

Monitor and UCL Partners are holding a national conference in central London on Monday 24 January 2011 for senior clinicians from NHS foundation trusts and NHS trusts. Andrew Lansley, Secretary of State for Health, is a speaker at the conference.

The conference will focus on the importance of value for money in healthcare, with speakers bringing perspectives and experience from both the UK and abroad, including Professor Michael E. Porter and Professor Tom H. Lee from Partners Healthcare, Boston. Michael Porter is a professor at Harvard Business School and is a leading authority on competitive strategy, the competitiveness and economic development of nations, states, and regions, and the application of competitive principles to social problems such as health care, the environment, and corporate responsibility. Tom Lee is a Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health. They will be talking about their experience linking outcomes to cost of provision across pathways of care.

For further information, and to book a place at the conference, click here.

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