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Risk stratification and the next steps with risk prediction tools

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

In a letter to all PCT chief executives, Head of long term conditions Stephen Johnson, wrote to advise on risk stratification and the next steps for the Department's risk prediction tool.

Using a risk prediction approach it is possible to identify those people who are the most regular users of hospital services (and are at risk of re-admissions), then stratify them according to complexity of need and commission cost effective interventions to meet those needs.

Read the letter and view some risk prediction tools.