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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
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...
Quality improvements are notoriously followed by "backsliding" or relapse to the status quo. This mixed-methods study examined the sustainment of Lean workflow redesigns for primary care teams several...
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...
Primary care teams face daily time pressures both during patient encounters and outside of appointments.
Team-based care models, including the patient-centered medical home (PCMH), are increasingly promoted to improve the delivery of primary care. However, evaluation measures are often reported at a clin...
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...
Care pathways, a complex intervention to (re)organise, standardize and evaluate care processes, are used worldwide and in different kinds of settings. Although their international use, th...
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.