Interdisciplinary Case Studies in Health Care Redesign

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 356 pages
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This unique, state-of-the-art sourcebook will guide you step-by-step in developing a redesign strategy that's right for your organization. You'll learn how to collect and analyze data to create a case for change. Select and customize your redesign approach. Create the interdisciplinary team structures you need for organization-wide support. And develop and implement a model For The ongoing redesign of care delivery. Detailed case studies of leading hospitals and hospital systems and hands-on tools such as forms, charts, and care paths round out this all-in-one resource.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 Structure and Team Processes To Plan Redesign
28
Chapter 3 A Framework for Core Process Redesign
51
The Flow Framework
60
Conclusion
73
Redesign of the Perioperative Care Process
83
Conclusion
90
Conclusion
110
Relevant Research Findings
116
Care Path Utilization Development and Implementation
204
Patient Process Model
210
Total Hip Arthroplasty Care Path
216
Multidisciplinary Team Input into the Extremely
228
The St Lukes Episcopal
239
Chapter 15Reducing an Institutional Caesarean Section Rate
254
Chapter 16Case Study in Stroke Outcomes Management
264
Conclusion
275

Conclusion
136
Chapter 8 Clinical Resource Management at the University of Texas
153
Early Institutional CRM Initiatives
159
Chapter 9 Case Management for Capitated Contracts
170
The Role of Nursing Case Management
177
Chapter 10Management of Pediatric Asthma
183
Comprehensive Program Implementation
191
Chapter 11The University of Connecticut Health Systems Evolving
196
rtPA Stroke Protocol
283
Chapter 17Information Systems for Operational and Clinical Process
289
Processes as a Core Competency
296
Information System Requirements for Care Management
302
Chapter 18The Clinical Path Project at Northwestern Memorial
308
Chapter 20Meeting the Challenges of NeverEnding Redesign
341
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Robert A. O'Rourke MD, MACC, MACP, University of Texas Health Science Center.

Richard A. Walsh, MD, Dept. of Medicine Case Western Reserve University.

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, FACC, Marie-Josee & Henry R. Krives Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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