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Care coordination occurs largely through care coordinators' interactions with patients and community partners to identify and address patients' individual needs. More frequent and higher-quality communication with each may enhance care coordination effectiveness.
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Name: Health care management review
As discussions about the importance of teamwork, teambuilding, and interprofessional collaboration rise to a higher pitch, the why and what are well-known. The concept of relational coordination provi...
Improving the coordination of care for people with lung cancer is a health priority. This study aimed to tailor an existing care coordination survey for a lung cancer population, investigate coordinat...
To examine the association between relational coordination, job satisfaction, affective commitment and turnover intention.
This critique of Lawrence Josephs's paper on sexual disgust offers an alternate understanding of what is meant by the term "relational." To this end, the work of Georges Bataille is appropriated towar...
Care coordination among health care providers is essential for high-quality care and it is strongly associated with overall ratings of doctors. Care coordination may be especially important for sicker...
Several stakeholders are implied in cancer care pathways and there is a need for coordinating their actions. New occupations of care coordination have thus emerged. However, the conditions...
The Oncology Care Coordination study is designed to evaluate use of a care coordination tool for lung cancer patients and their caregiver on quality of care and performance outcomes. Eligi...
Study objective is to assess the interest of the relational touch before an arterial puncture to reduce pain on patient in intensive care unit.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a smoking cessation telephone care coordination program is effective and feasible in VA Mental Health Clinics.
This study seeks to quantify the impact of recommended mental health care coordination practices on patient experiences of care, (i.e. satisfaction, stigma, quality of mental health care),...
A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.
Using certified ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS technology to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and reduce HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES; engage patients and families in their health care; improve care coordination; improve population and public health; while maintaining privacy and security.
A broad approach to appropriate coordination of the entire disease treatment process that often involves shifting away from more expensive inpatient and acute care to areas such as preventive medicine, patient counseling and education, and outpatient care. This concept includes implications of appropriate versus inappropriate therapy on the overall cost and clinical outcome of a particular disease. (From Hosp Pharm 1995 Jul;30(7):596)
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.