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Milton Keynes Council will be using the digital adam Housing solution to benefit all homeless households and streamline processes2021/04/14We are pleased to announce that Milton Keynes Council will be using the digital adam …2021-04-14 15:49:59
Working with more CCGs to improve Continuing Healthcare placements2021/03/052021-03-05 13:11:23
adam working with Kirklees CCG to improve Continuing Healthcare2021/02/16North Kirklees CCG and Greater Huddersfield CCG (to be called Kirklees CCG from 1st April) is …2021-02-16 12:32:54
A fresh look at Direct Payments and Individual Service Funds (ISFs)2021/01/21Personal budgets are designed to give people more choice and control over their care and …2021-01-21 09:34:41
The importance of understanding People and Place in Public Services2021/01/20The pandemic changed almost every aspect of our lives, but in particular, it made us …2021-01-20 11:21:16
Ava Choices – Improving people’s health and wellbeing through the pandemic and beyond2021/01/132021-01-13 11:20:47
Why adam Training is important in 20212021/01/04Why is training important? The seemingly obvious answer is “so that people know what to …2021-01-04 09:52:58
Why digitisation is no longer a choice and the CHC process is a good place to start2020/12/17As we come to the end of 2020, we can reflect on what has likely …2020-12-17 16:43:55
Continuing Healthcare: are we listening to our care providers?2020/11/24One of the things that adam helps our customers with is listening to providers. A …2020-11-24 15:25:27
Does the vaccine announcement offer hope to Local Authorities and Home to School Transport?2020/11/17Date Published: 17/11/2020        Reading time: 2 min read            Author: adam transport team A new …2020-11-17 14:50:38
adam’s Supply Chain Management: Small actions making a big difference to Brighton & Hove’s most rural homecare placements2020/11/10Brighton and Hove City Council have been using adam’s social care product since 2016 to …2020-11-10 16:38:27
Giving people more control over their own care is essential in the current climate2020/11/09As we enter a second lockdown, exacerbated by the spectre of winter pressures, the strain …2020-11-09 10:22:07
Understanding the complexities of temporary accommodation in a complex time2020/11/04A recent publication from ‘Inside Housing’ highlights that temporary accommodation costs are continuing to rise …2020-11-04 10:14:08
The Second UK Lockdown: What does it mean for home to school transport?2020/11/03Date Published: 03/11/2020        Reading time: 2 min read            Author: adam transport team The first …2020-11-03 16:18:33
NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU to use Ava Choices to support Personal Health Budget (PHB) holders on behalf of Staffordshire CCGs2020/10/21adam HTT (“adam”) has agreed with NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU (MLCSU) that they will …2020-10-21 09:04:26
Maintaining a healthy supply chain in the public sector2020/10/12A lot of effort is invested in creating the supply chain. Why not nurture it? …2020-10-12 07:30:51
adam Housing solution connects local authorities and accommodation providers on a single, bespoke platform to save crucial time.2020/10/05The number of households in temporary accommodation has been increasing steadily since 2010. On 31st …2020-10-05 13:19:11
The Government has published guidance for Transport to school and other places of education: Autumn term 2020. What does this mean for your local authority home to school transport?2020/10/02Date Published: 02/10/2020        Reading time: 5 mins read            Author: adam transport team Without doubt …2020-10-02 11:17:38
Not your typical technology partner! Helping the Staffordshire and Stoke CCGs manage their CHC Domiciliary Care service2020/09/25During these difficult times, we are proud to work with Midlands and Lancashire CSU to …2020-09-25 11:28:46
YPO launches new Commissioning Solutions framework in partnership with adam HTT2020/08/1111th August 2020 YPO, one of the UK’s largest publicly owned buying organisations, has launched …2020-08-11 09:16:18
How can adam help the NHS to embrace innovation in Continuing Healthcare?2020/08/10Article written by Zlata Lobotskaya The UK could save an estimated 20,000 avoidable deaths each year …2020-08-10 12:50:02
Managing Change Within Continuing Healthcare After Covid-192020/07/01Covid-19 has provided an unprecedented challenge to both the country and our health care sector. …2020-07-01 09:13:09
adam supports Local Authorities by providing greater insight into spend and services during crisis2020/05/27Throughout the COVID-19 crisis adam has helped to take the strain off Local Authorities, making …2020-05-27 15:09:27
Integrated Care Systems – Embracing the Power of Digital2020/05/12By 2021 it is expected that Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) will cover the whole country. …2020-05-12 14:28:43
The Changing Landscape of Care Through Technology2020/04/30It is estimated that an additional 420,000 carers will be needed to meet demand by …2020-04-30 13:51:16
A new normal in Continuing Healthcare2020/04/30As a Digital CHC solution partner of many NHS bodies, including 20+ CCGs, the Covid-19 …2020-04-30 11:52:56
Northamptonshire County Council – Passenger Transport Services2020/04/30adam HTT have established a new Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) with Northamptonshire County Council for the …2020-04-30 11:40:58
Helping take the pressure off Local Authorities and suppliers for Home-to-School Transport2020/04/222020-04-22 09:58:20
Transport digital commissioning solution saves £4M across councils looking to stop threat to home-to-school transport2020/02/072020-02-07 11:40:22
Transport Commissioning – 7 Steps To Improved Performance2020/02/07Individual wellbeing is being ignored. Councils commissioning transport services are suffering significant pressure to deliver …2020-02-07 11:39:31
The inconsistencies of Social Care. PT 1: The Care Home Market2020/02/07The recent LaingBuisson Social Care conference gave a compelling summary as to the situation the …2020-02-07 11:38:39
The evolution of transport commissioning at Haringey Borough Council2020/02/072020-02-07 11:37:50
The alternative to spot purchasing2020/02/07What is the objective? People in need of residential or nursing care often have multiple, …2020-02-07 11:36:51
Supporting our clients beyond implementation2020/02/07When going through significant change, support and assistance is vital to make sure that the …2020-02-07 11:35:57
Summer routes sanity2020/02/07It’s that time of year again where transport teams are busy working on summer routes …2020-02-07 11:35:09
Social Care Green Paper2020/02/07The original rationale for the Green Paper was to explore the issue of how social …2020-02-07 11:34:12
Partnership with Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria2020/02/07Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria: Quality and Contract Management system adam is delighted to announce the …2020-02-07 11:32:24
Outcomes-Based Commissioning for The South London SEN Commissioning Group2020/02/07During the NCCTC 2017 Children’s Conference we were joined by Rakhee Dave-Shah from the South …2020-02-07 11:31:14
Opinion: the ADASS Budget Survey 20192020/02/07The ADASS 2019 Budget Survey was far from optimistic, citing the ‘escalating crisis’ in adult …2020-02-07 11:29:56
No fun for transport commissioners2020/02/07It’s clear that SEN and Passenger Transport teams are facing a steep uphill battle. Departments …2020-02-07 11:29:15
New Transport DPS Established for London Borough of Sutton & Achieving for Children2020/02/07Adam is delighted to announce the establishment of a new Transport DPS (dynamic purchasing system) …2020-02-07 11:28:27
New DPS for Minor Works2020/02/07We are delighted to confirm that the London Construction Programme (LCP) have successfully established their …2020-02-07 11:27:38
New Commissioning Approach for Home Care in Cumbria2020/02/07We are delighted to confirm that the Cumbria County Council (CCC) have successfully established their …2020-02-07 11:26:52
Moving on from Spot Purchasing in Domiciliary Care Commissioning2020/02/07What is the objective? The objective of domiciliary care is to deliver quality home care …2020-02-07 11:25:59
Moving beyond category management2020/02/07The introduction of a category management approach in many Councils has, without a doubt, improved …2020-02-07 11:24:59
More CCGs are transforming CHC commissioning2020/02/07It’s well publicised that demand for Continuing Healthcare (CHC) is growing significantly. In Staffordshire alone, …2020-02-07 11:24:08
More big transport savings at another London Borough2020/02/07December was a big month for us and London boroughs. Our system went live in …2020-02-07 11:23:19
Merton move into 5th gear for transport commissioning2020/02/07Following several years of using traditional fixed frameworks to deliver transport services, and seeing their …2020-02-07 11:22:40
Managing compliance and governance of your Provider Base2020/02/07How well do your providers meet the Wellbeing Principles of the Care Act?  How well …2020-02-07 11:21:40
London Construction Programme DPS built on the adam platform2020/02/07adam is delighted to partner with The London Construction Programme (LCP), which has gone live …2020-02-07 11:20:43
London Borough of Merton wins award using adam2020/02/07Winner – London Borough of Merton Private Taxi Service for Children with Special Education Needs …2020-02-07 11:19:57
London Borough of Lewisham go-live with adam for Passenger Transport2020/02/07We are delighted to announce that the London Borough of Lewisham (LBL) are now live …2020-02-07 11:19:08
Local micro markets: Difficult – but worth it?2020/02/07The idea of a market built around a diverse range of small scale, local provision …2020-02-07 11:17:42
Innovating Domiciliary Care Commissioning2020/02/07The Domiciliary Care market has always been an area of high pressure for Local Authorities; …2020-02-07 11:16:43
Improving market capacity for Domiciliary Care2020/02/07What is the challenge? Domiciliary Care commissioners are now tasked with delivering more services, to …2020-02-07 11:15:37
If it’s broken, papering over the cracks won’t fix it2020/02/07There can be no doubt that the Social Care system is broken. Too many sector …2020-02-07 11:14:40
High Performance Digital Transport Commissioning2020/02/07Our summer 2019 client ROI reports are out – and they make for incredible reading. …2020-02-07 11:13:34
Ensuring Choice, Commissioning Quality and Evidencing Value in Residential Care Commissioning2020/02/07What is the challenge? The introduction of the Care Act in 2014 means commissioners need …2020-02-07 11:11:48
End-to-end digital CHC2020/02/07Our new Referral Management Tool has been launched!   Customers now have a single platform …2020-02-07 11:00:37
Embracing the marketplace to deliver personalised care2020/02/07Those that require care are not faceless; they are real people with real needs. In …2020-02-07 10:58:49
Do locality Model Frameworks still work in Domiciliary Care?2020/02/07It seems that Locality Models are very much in vogue again. Over recent months I’ve …2020-02-07 10:57:50
Disrupting the procurement process2020/02/07Nathan Downing, a TSA Associate, lifts the lid on the world of the DPS… The …2020-02-07 10:56:26
Digital end-to-end commissioning with a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)2020/02/07Commissioning is the strategic activity of identifying a need, allocating resources and procuring a provider …2020-02-07 10:54:42
Digital Commissioning supporting DTOCs2020/02/07In this article for Digital by Default, Chris Wilson underlines the value of using Digital …2020-02-07 10:53:35
Culture first. Cloud second.2020/02/07In this interview with Compare the Cloud, Chris Wilson emphasises the importance of first developing …2020-02-07 10:52:43
Creating a consistent buying process in Residential Care Commissioning2020/02/07What is the challenge? Meeting the requirements of the Care Act is a major challenge …2020-02-07 10:51:37
Continuing the commissioning journey…2020/02/07In 2013 a member-led Cardiff council taskforce was created to review their Domiciliary Care commissioning …2020-02-07 10:50:33
Commissioning in Transport: Relieving summer pressures for Lewisham Borough Council2020/02/07In part two of our interview with Wendy Hall, Travel Coordinator Team Manager and Keith …2020-02-07 10:45:53
Brokerage should be the guardians of commissioning2020/02/07With the brokerage function becoming a more familiar sight in councils, should they not be …2020-02-07 10:44:14
adam sponsor ADASS Spring Seminar 20192020/02/07adam will be sponsoring ADASS’ invite-only event, at Yarnfield Park, Staffordshire – 29 April to …2020-02-07 10:42:44
adam helps London Borough of Haringey launch transport DPS2020/02/07adam has established a new dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for the London Borough of Haringey, …2020-02-07 10:40:58
adam client recognised for innovation2020/02/07Congratulations to Midlands and Lancashire CSU (MLCSU) who, through their collaboration with us and using …2020-02-07 10:39:34
adam at Waltham Forest2020/02/07We are delighted that the London Borough of Waltham Forest have received a nomination at …2020-02-07 10:38:36
adam approved on to G-Cloud 11 framework2020/02/07adam HTT is proud to announce that is has been successful in its application to …2020-02-07 10:37:15
adam achieves standards ISO 9001 & ISO 27001 certification2020/02/07DATELINE: 07 January 2019 IMMEDIATE RELEASE: adam is proud to have achieved certification to the …2020-02-07 10:35:31
A diverse provider base is needed to support the growing complexity of care needs2020/02/07In a recent SME Web blog, Chris Wilson shares his views on why it’s so …2020-02-07 10:26:38
Stronger together – collaborating on housing solutions2019/08/082019-08-08 07:51:14
Digital Commissioning, GDPR and protecting the data of individuals2019/08/082019-08-08 07:45:50
Commissioning a Dynamic Supplier Base2019/08/072019-08-07 14:27:41
Is it ok for direct payers and self-funders to pay more for care?2018/11/052018-11-05 13:27:08

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