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The improvement journey. Why organisation-wide improvement in health care matters, and how to get started - The Health Foundation - May 2019

Scaling Businesses as a Team - 24 April 2019 [includes - how organizations can scale innovation]

Creating Rapid-learning Health Systems in Canada - McMaster Health Forum - Decmeber 2018

Toward an Effective Innovation Agenda - NEJM - 7 March 2019

Renewing Regulation: ‘anticipatory regulation’ in an age of disruption - nesta - 6 March 2019

How has the productivity of UK health care changed between 1997 and 2016? - The Health Foundation - 30 January 2019

Novartis CEO Who Wanted To Bring Tech Into Pharma Now Explains Why It's So Hard - Forbes - 16 January 2019

Toward an Effective Innovation Agenda - NEJM - 23 January 2019

Creating Rapid-learning Health Systems in Canada - McMaster University - 10 December 2018

Funding Innovation: A practice guide - Nesta - 23 November 2018

Productivity in the NHS: why it matters and what to do next - BMJ - 26 October 2018

The spread challenge. How to support the successful uptake of innovations and improvements in health care - The Health Foundation - September 2018
...Flow Coaching Academies: A new approach to spreading innovation - The Health Foundation - 30 October 2018

NHS opens international search for new innovations - 13 September 2018
...NHS England - Innovation
...NHS Innovation Accelerator

Fostering healthcare innovation in public hospitals: the Queensland experience - Australian Health Review - 10 September 2018

Drowning in data: the argument for no unnecessary tests - MJA InSight - 30 April 2018

Adding Cost-effectiveness to Define Low-Value Care - JAMA - 23 April 2018

Heart patients among those to benefit as NHS England backs innovation - NHS England - 9 April 2018
...Innovation and Technology Payment 2018/19 - NHS England 

Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation - Innovation and Science Australia - January 2018

Best Practice - ABC RN - big ideas in workplace culture, leadership, innovation and trends

Dancing at the edge of authority. The Director of the New Care Models Programme talks about the growing relationship with the Medical Royal Colleges to explore new ideas for health care - NHS England - 22 November 2017

Embracing Innovation in Government: Global Trends 2018 - OECD - 11 February 2018

Emergency Care Improvement Programme (NHS)

Falling short: Why the NHS is still struggling to make the most of new innovations. Briefing - Nuffield Trust - 13 December 2017

Funding Innovation in a Learning Health Care System - JAMA - 21 December 2017

Innovation, Australia 2030, and precision medicine - MJA InSight - 12 March 2018

Is THIS the way to better improvement? The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute - BMJ 26 January 2018
...The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS)

iHub - the Improvement Hub - Supporting Health and Social Care - Healthcare Improvement Scotland

The Improvement Analytics Unit - partnership between NHS England and the Health Foundation to provide quantitative evidence to show whether new, local health care initiatives are improving care and efficiency as part of major national programmes 

Innovation as a driver of quality and productivity in UK healthcare. Creating and connecting receptive places: emerging insights report - RAND Corporation - 2017

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) [US]

Measuring Efficiency in Health Care - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies - 23 June 2017

New care models - NHS England

Productivity in NHS hospitals - 11 June 2015, updated 5 February 2016

Open innovation in health: A guide to transforming healthcare through collaboration - nesta - 9 May 2017

Sustainability and transformation plans in the NHS. How are they being developed in practice? - The King's Fund - 14 November 2016

The challenge and potential of whole system flow. Improving flow across whole health and care systems - The Health Foundation - December 2016

NHS RightCare

The NHS if...  A collection of essays exploring hypothetical scenarios for the future of health and care

The state of the NHS provider sector - transformation - NHS Providers - November 2016

Savings and productivity collection - NICE - includes

TO-REACH - Transferring Innovation in Health Systems - towards a joint European research programme on health systems
...The Future of European Health Systems - European Health Management Association - 17 July 2017

Towards affordable healthcare: Why effective innovation is key - International Longevity Centre - 1 June 2017

University of Cambridge awarded £40m to create world-leading health care improvement research institute - The Health Foundation - 27 March 2017