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OptiMedis-COBIC UK ltd (OM-C) was set up exactly a year ago, reason enough to reflect on progress to date! What is OM-C? OM-C brings together the expertise and experience of two well established and pioneering companies, OptiMedis AG from Germany and COBIC Ltd from the UK, working in close association with Imperial College Health Partners (ICHP), the Academic Health Science Network.
On 8th November, the consulting arm of COBIC, a consulting partner of OptiMedis-COBIC UK, was awarded a place as member of a consortium of value driven expert consultants on a prestigious government framework of pre-qualified providers. The following press release provides more information.
In August 2017 OptiMedis-COBIC UK were appointed as part of a consortium to support the 40 practices and other health and care organisations to develop as an Accountable Care System to serve the 200,000 people of Fareham and Gosport, Hampshire.
Doctors and specialists in East Grinstead are considering new ways of working together to improve the health and care of the local population. In particular, four practices they are considering working together as a Primary Care Home.
On 4th October, Dr Martin Wetzel, from Gesundes Kinzigtal and Dr Nicolas Hicks, from OptiMedis-COBIC UK, both presented in London to an International Symposium organised by the UK Health Finance Managers Association and the Healthcare Costing for Value Institute.
A new generation of healthcare professionals is needed to support healthcare systems to achieve a balance between improving the health of populations, delivering quality care for individuals, and containing costs.
Nick Hicks, CEO of OptiMedis-COBIC UK and COBIC, has been a GP and a Chief Executive and Director of Public Health for a PCT. In this podcast, recorded by Ockham Healthcare, Nick describes how the experience of working directly with communities to discuss their health outcomes led to the formation of COBIC.
On 12th September, Dr Nicholas Hicks of OptiMedis-COBIC UK was invited to take part in a expert panel at Health & Innovation Expo 2017’s Pop-up University Session: Delivery of Outcomes in Accountable Care Systems.