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To learn from the experiences of innovative primary care practices that have successfully developed care teams.
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Name: Quality management in health care
This article examines the past, present and future of primary care and teamwork. It begins with a definition and description of primary care-its uniqueness, diversity and complexity, including the his...
There remains a need to improve patient safety in primary care settings. Studies have demonstrated that creating high-performing teams can improve patient safety and encourage a safety culture within ...
Team-based care may address burnout in primary care; few studies have examined the impact of nurse practitioner-physician (NP-MD) teams on provider burnout. This article describes a model of NP-MD car...
A health system's commitment to delivering culturally competent care is essential in creating a culture of respect for patients, clinicians, and administrative staff. As the diversity of the health ca...
Since 2007, patients with severe advanced life-limiting illnesses and high, complex symptom burdens have a right to receive specialized outpatient palliative care (SAPV). Multi-professional teams with...
The purpose of this study is to determine aspects of abortion care most important to the patient in creating a "high quality" abortion experience, to investigate patients' expectations of ...
The Health Teams Advancing Patient Experience: Strengthening Quality (Health TAPESTRY) is a community-based program led by primary care teams, that creates connections between trained comm...
The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of nursing care in relation to usual medical care in adult patients who demand to be visited the same day in Primary Care Teams in...
To determine the extent to which a clinical intervention based on the Chronic Care Model (CCM), compared with the usual care control condition, results in a smaller age-associated increase...
Hattie Larlham is a specialized long-term care facility for pediatric and young adult residents who are medically fragile and intellectually disabled, whose daily care is provided by direc...
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Techniques or methods of patient care used by nurses as primary careproviders.
The primary responsibility of one nurse for the planning, evaluation, and care of a patient throughout the course of illness, convalescence, and recovery.
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.