Collaborative Commissioning is one of the programs accelerating
value based healthcare in NSW. It partners local health districts and primary health networks in Patient Centred Co-commissioning Groups (PCCGs). PCCGs focus on local health needs and develop interventions to improve patient and community outcomes.
Guiding principles of Collaborative Commissioning
There are six principles that guide Collaborative Commissioning and PCCGs:
- Joint responsibility between providers and organisations.
- Strong consumer engagement, embedding accountability to the community served.
- Local design of care pathways for improved outcomes for patients.
- Funding reform, including flexible purchasing and provider arrangements, realignment of resources and outcome-based payments.
- Use of data analytics, business analytics, implementation support, and digital technologies supported by
- Encouraging continuous learning to support improvement and innovation.