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We help you develop innovative services that improve outcomes, take care closer to home and deliver a great patient experience.

Like most healthcare consultants, we can support you on strategy and implementation. It’s this combined with our work in medical technologies and life sciences that makes us different. We bring a richer mix of insight and expertise to your challenges.

Our team includes senior health service managers and clinicians, technical and analytical specialists and experts in transformation. So we offer a distinctive combination of business, technology and innovation consulting. And we have a reputation for providing solutions that work – not just for today, but for the future too.

Here’s what we can do:

  • We can work across whole systems to design and deliver new models of care, reconfigure acute hospital services and establish accountable care organisations
  • If you’re a government or regulator, we can help you develop and implement effective policies
  • If you provide or pay for health or social care services, we can help you improve performance, transform services and achieve financial sustainability
  • We can help you develop and deploy new medical technologies and innovative new services that use them.

Wherever you sit in the healthcare system, we can help you use information to create insight and unlock the potential of digital.


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  • Brexit means the NHS must act now to transform its workforce In the two months since the Brexit vote some of the initial risks to healthcare and the NHS have receded. With the Secretary of State continuing in his role and an early election unlikely, the political instability that could have put at risk the delivery of the Five Year Forward View and Sustainability and Transformation Plans has not materialised. 25/08/2016
  • Can your Sustainability and Transformation Plan be a catalyst for sustainable improvements in patient outcomes?NHS England planning guidance set out a requirement for local areas to develop a shared five-year Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP). Following submission of the plans, we brought healthcare leaders together to share their experience and lessons learned, as well as discuss next steps. 10/08/2016
  • Capitalizing on disruption in US healthcareHealthcare delivery and payment as we know them are dead. Five disruptive forces – economic, regulatory, digital, socio-demographic and consumer behavior – will fundamentally change the industry. 15/12/2015
  • Place-based commissioning - Radical thinking requiredThe NHS has been trying, and mostly failing, to achieve integrated, outcomes-focused care for the last four decades - there are real questions about what will be different this time. 08/04/2016
  • Commissioning is dead. Long live commissioning.PA Consulting Group and HSJ recently conducted a survey of 100 Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) leaders, which shows CCGs are responding in a variety of ways to the more pessimistic financial outlook they face in the coming year. 12/05/2016
  • Growth is coming – are you ready?Smart analytics is key to capture growth in Medicare Advantage 07/06/2016
  • How to make the most of your purchasing power during mergers and acquisitionsCompanies spend more than $2 trillion on acquisitions every year but studies show M&A failure rates somewhere between 70% and 90%. The procurement function can bring significant value and savings to a merger. 07/06/2016
  • How can we stop healthcare bankrupting our children?How can we pay for better and more accessible healthcare while maintaining spending in the rest of the economy? How can we stop healthcare from bankrupting our children? The answer to this question depends on the direction that healthcare takes over the next five to ten years, and we see different potential directions that it can take – each of which will create a distinct 'world', a particular type of system with its own benefits and pitfalls, where the bill is picked up in a different way. Download report 31/07/2015
  • Supporting economic development in ScotlandPA Consulting Group recently hosted the first of EDAS' 'Scotland's Economy Sessions.' The meeting focussed on the key themes of inclusive growth, innovation, internationalisation and investment, and heard speeches from Gary Gillespie, Scotland's Chief Economic Adviser and Colm Reilly, PA's Head of Economic Development. 14/07/2015
  • Journey to profitability and compliance by establishing successful outsourcing relationships in China | Future of HealthcareJourney to profitability and compliance by establishing successful outsourcing relationships in China 18/07/2012
  • 2015 UK IT Outsourcing Study ResultsThe results are in from the 2015 UK IT Outsourcing Study, conducted by Whitelane Research in collaboration with PA Consulting Group. The study, that covers all industry sectors, investigates more than 800 unique IT outsourcing contracts held by over 260 of the top IT spending organisations across the UK. 09/06/2015
  • Innovation as unusualOur research, spanning 15 countries and nine sectors, shows that organisations are losing money and missing out on valuable opportunities. Our survey reveals five 'innovation killers' that senior executives must address to stop their great ideas from leaking through the cracks. 15/06/2015

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