Day 2

McKinsey’s 5 major initiatives to achieve target aspirations:

1. Achieve cost savings of 10-15% and throughput improvement of ~10% in existing operations (hospitals and basic health units) in 12-18 months

2. To improve utilization and enhance capacity and quality of healthcare professionals, redraft MoH’s HR masterplan through demand-based deployment and focussed training for up-skilling/multi-tasking

3. Provide 100% nationwide access (especially remote and rural segments) to healthcare professional through a technology-enabled platform operated by an independent agency

Restructuring Financing to improve quality of delivery in an equitable, sustainable and efficient manner

This is basically the crux of the entire workshop and the basis. Discussions will continue tomorrow and an outcome should have materialized.

4. Explore the mechanics of separating the payor function from the provider function by launching a 3-6 month feasibility study with the aim of

Benchmark int’l case studies
Recommend a Bhutan specific answer (payor model and performance management system)

5. a. Selectively allow private participation in healthcare provision with services (beggining with non-clinical services like cosmetics etc., and finally moving to selected specialized services (e.g. gynecology, ENT, etc)

b. Set up a regulatory framework to ensure quality of private players to be implemented by QASD in the MoH


About Sangay Khandu

Elected to Parliament of Bhutan twice. Previously worked with the Central Bank, the largest SoE (power utility) and international organization.
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