Have confidence in how patients are prioritized for health services
Because of scarce resources in all public health systems, tough decisions must be made about which patients are offered elective or planned services, such as hip replacements, cataract surgery, etc. Who gets treated, and in what order? People also needed to be prioritized during the Covid-19 pandemic.
1000minds has 20 years’ experience working with groups of clinicians to create systems for prioritizing patients for health services, comprising valid and reliable prioritization criteria and weights representing their relative importance, and to implement them across the health system.