C Ham

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Creative destruction in the NHS
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 332:984-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:51-2. 2005
  3. doi request reprint The ten characteristics of the high-performing chronic care system
    Chris Ham
    Health Policy and Management, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Health Econ Policy Law 5:71-90. 2010
  4. pmc Money can't buy you satisfaction
    Chris Ham
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT
    BMJ 330:597-9. 2005
  5. pmc Does the district general hospital have a future?
    Chris Ham
    Health Service Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT
    BMJ 331:1331-3. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Incentives, priorities, and clinical integration in the NHS
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    Lancet 371:98-100. 2008
  7. pmc Competition and integration in the English National Health Service
    Chris Ham
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT
    BMJ 336:805-7. 2008
  8. pmc Redesigning work processes in health care: lessons from the National Health Service
    Chris Ham
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England
    Milbank Q 81:415-39. 2003
  9. doi request reprint World class commissioning: a health policy chimera?
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:116-21. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Chronic care in the English National Health Service: progress and challenges
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, England
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:190-201. 2009

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Creative destruction in the NHS
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 332:984-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:51-2. 2005
  3. doi request reprint The ten characteristics of the high-performing chronic care system
    Chris Ham
    Health Policy and Management, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Health Econ Policy Law 5:71-90. 2010
    ..In doing so, it provides practical guidance to policy makers and health care leaders on the most promising strategies for improving the provision of chronic care, drawing on evidence from the experience of England, New Zealand and USA...
  4. pmc Money can't buy you satisfaction
    Chris Ham
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT
    BMJ 330:597-9. 2005
  5. pmc Does the district general hospital have a future?
    Chris Ham
    Health Service Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT
    BMJ 331:1331-3. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Incentives, priorities, and clinical integration in the NHS
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    Lancet 371:98-100. 2008
  7. pmc Competition and integration in the English National Health Service
    Chris Ham
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT
    BMJ 336:805-7. 2008
  8. pmc Redesigning work processes in health care: lessons from the National Health Service
    Chris Ham
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England
    Milbank Q 81:415-39. 2003
  9. doi request reprint World class commissioning: a health policy chimera?
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:116-21. 2008
    ..In view of these challenges, a more promising alternative would be to develop competing integrated systems...
  10. doi request reprint Chronic care in the English National Health Service: progress and challenges
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, England
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:190-201. 2009
    ..However, investment in the chronic care policy has been modest, and the emphasis on case management appears to have been misplaced, when it is the cumulative effect of different interventions that is likely to have the greatest impact...
  11. ncbi request reprint Explicit and implicit rationing: taking responsibility and avoiding blame for health care choices
    C Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 6:163-9. 2001
    ..The politics of rationing may favour muddling through and the evasion of responsibility but this will be difficult to sustain in an environment in which public awareness of decision-making in health care is growing...
  12. pmc Booking patients for hospital admissions: evaluation of a pilot programme for day cases
    Hugh McLeod
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT
    BMJ 327:1147. 2003
    ..NHS patients requiring elective surgery usually have to wait before being treated and are usually told when a date becomes available...
  13. ncbi request reprint Improving the performance of health services: the role of clinical leadership
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, B15 2RT, Birmingham, UK
    Lancet 361:1978-80. 2003
  14. pmc Rising to the challenge: will the NHS support people with long term conditions?
    Tim Wilson
    Mill Stream Surgery, Wallingford OX10 6RL
    BMJ 330:657-61. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Chronic-disease management. Welsh framework will cut through boundaries
    Helen Howson
    Welsh Assembly
    Health Serv J 117:16-7. 2007
  16. pmc Reforms to NHS commissioning in England
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 333:211-2. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Financial recovery. Moving down the line to financial stability
    Chris Ham
    Health Service Management Center, Birmingham University
    Health Serv J 117:18-9. 2007
  18. pmc The Wanless review
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 335:572-3. 2007
  19. pmc Gordon Brown's agenda for the NHS
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 336:53-4. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparing reforms. Home truths from the other side of the world
    Chris Ham
    Birmingham University s Health Services Management Centre
    Health Serv J 118:16-7. 2008
  21. pmc Hospital bed utilisation in the NHS, Kaiser Permanente, and the US Medicare programme: analysis of routine data
    Chris Ham
    Strategy Unit, Department of Health, London SW1A 2NS
    BMJ 327:1257. 2003
    ..To compare the utilisation of hospital beds in the NHS in England, Kaiser Permanente in California, and the Medicare programme in the United States and California...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hospital bookings. Sticking points
    Chris Ham
    Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham University
    Health Serv J 112:22-5. 2002
    ..Most patients with a booked appointment liked the system. Implementing a booking system requires considerable commitment from health professionals. The booking targets of the NHS plan will not be achieved without an increase in capacity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Roundtable discussion. Wish they weren't here?
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 117:22-5. 2007
  24. pmc Reconfiguring acute hospitals in England
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 333:1135-6. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint New health economies. Premium bond
    Chris Ham
    Birmingham University s Health Services Management Centre
    Health Serv J 115:18-9. 2005
  26. pmc From targets to standards: but not just yet
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 330:106-7. 2005
  27. pmc The contribution of general practice and the general practitioner to NHS patients
    Tim Wilson
    Mill Stream Surgery, Benson, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 6RL, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:24-8. 2006
  28. pmc The medical profession, the public, and the government
    Chris Ham
    Strategy Unit, Department of Health, London SW1A 2NS
    BMJ 324:838-42. 2002
  29. pmc The future of primary and community care in England
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 337:a819. 2008
  30. pmc Quality failures in the NHS
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 336:340-1. 2008
  31. pmc Would the NHS benefit from a single, identifiable leader? An email conversation
    Don Berwick
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    BMJ 327:1421-4. 2003
  32. pmc Turning around NHS deficits
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 332:131-2. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Policy redesign issues. Framing the future
    Chris Ham
    Birmingham University, Health Services Management Centre
    Health Serv J 114:18-9. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Staying Power
    Chris Ham
    Birmingham University, Health Services Management Centre
    Health Serv J 116:26-8. 2006
    ..The firm's approach involves closer integration between primary and secondary care. Pilot sites in the U.K. show the importance of integration across sectors and into the community...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cut and thrust: how Wales went its own way
    Jan Williams
    National Leadership and Innovation Agency in Health Care
    Health Serv J 116:18-9. 2006
  36. pmc What to do with insolvent hospitals: Will politicians allow providers to fail?
    Chris Ham
    BMJ 335:170. 2007