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Dysphagia affects a multitude of people worldwide with tremendous impact on the affected individual, families, and caregivers. Understanding dysphagia, as well as the status of screening, evaluation, and treatment, aids in the knowledge required by a interprofessional team to holistically care for patients with dysphagia and their caregivers. The impact of dysphagia includes potential associated risk and a cascade of effects. Conversations regarding meeting nutrition and fluid needs with consideration for quality of life need to be integrated into the plan of care for individuals with dysphagia.
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Patient-centered care is an approach to health care delivery emphasizing engagement with patients and families, cultural competence, communication, and shared decision-making. When planned and impleme...
Health care organizations increasingly strive to deliver care that is both evidence based and patient centered. Although often complementary, fundamental contradictions may exist between these goals, ...
If interprofessional collaborative practice is to be an important component of healthcare reform, then an evidentiary base connecting interprofessional education to interprofessional practice with sig...
Patient-centered care integrates the highest clinical standards with patient preferences surrounding their treatment. Increasing focus is being placed on the identification of patient-centered outcome...
The search for efficiency and concentration on patient needs and satisfaction are at the topic of current conceptions in terms of the quality and organization of health services. There is indeed a rel...
This pilot study will evaluate the impact and overall experience of an interprofessional chronic low back pain patient care approach for people in rural and remote areas using Telehealth t...
Nonadherence to medications by patients requiring hemodialysis (HD) leads to unfavorable clinical outcomes.Limited data exist on the influence of pharmacists on pharmacoadherence by patien...
Research question and basic idea: Interprofessional collaboration is a skill that many health professionals need to develop. Interprofessional training offers a way to improve collaborati...
The purpose of this randomized clinical trial is to examine the effect of Patient-Centered Care (PCC) on a patient's level of satisfaction on discharge from an acute healthcare setting. Fi...
The interprofessional practice & education curriculum for the students to be employed in this study will include five modalities in a scaffolded structure progressing from low- to high-fid...
Design of patient care wherein institutional resources and personnel are organized around patients rather than around specialized departments. (From Hospitals 1993 Feb 5;67(3):14)
Voluntarily-formed groups of healthcare professionals who join for common management services and other benefits such as collective bargaining agreements with reimbursement agents. The physical assets of a practice are controlled by the MSO which also provides billing, collections, and similar services. The practitioner retains control of patient records and management of patient 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)
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Generating, planning, organizing, and administering medical and nursing care and services for patients.
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