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*  Hospital incident command system (US)
Branches of this section include: department level, patient care, infrastructure, business continuity, security, and HazMat. ... This allows the hospital to handle a surge in patients and render life-saving care to the greatest number of patients. FEMA, ( ... Business continuity branch director vii. Patient family assistance branch director (added in the 2014 version) ➢ Planning chief ... Demobilization unit leader ➢ Logistics chief - (direct maintenance and supply operations to ensure patient care, supplies, ...
*  List of Hatzolah chapters
... and medical guidance to ensure excellence and continuity in patient care. Philadelphia has nine responders, all state certified ... "A & E Patients Set for the Sabbath" (PDF). Gateshead Health Matters. Gateshead: Gateshead Health NHS Trust. 73: 2. April 2004. ... Gateshead Manchester Kiev Los Angeles has a chapter which provides Basic life support level care and relies on the Los Angeles ... On August 31, 2009 they began direct transport of patients to area hospitals using their own ambulance. Los Angeles Covering ...
*  Continuity of Care Record
... care documentation, and the patient's care plan. These represent a "snapshot" of a patient's health data that can be useful or ... The Continuity of Care Document (CCD) is an HL7 CDA implementation of the Continuity of Care Record (CCR). A CCR document can ... "The Continuity of Care Record". Editorial. American Family Physician. 70 (7): 1. 220, 1222-3. PMID 15508532. Continuity of Care ... Header Patient Identifying Information Patient Financial and Insurance Information Health Status of the Patient Care ...
*  Telemedicine
... to relevant clinical information are quality assurance risks that can compromise the quality and continuity of patient care for ... This group usually moves from bed to bed in a unit discussing each patient. This aids in the transition of care for patients ... and Expand access to affordable care. Interoperable HIT will improve individual patient care, but it will also bring many ... Tele-ophthalmology has provided care to over 10000 patients. These patients were examined by ophthalmic assistants locally but ...
*  Chronic condition
Those barriers to medical care complicate patients monitoring and continuity in treatment. In the US, Minorities and low-income ... Lack of access and delay in receiving care result in worse outcomes for patients from minorities and underserved populations. ... Eighty-four percent of all health care spending in 2006 was for the 50% of the population who have one or more chronic medical ... Mead H et al "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in U.S. Health Care: A Chartbook" The Commonwealth Fund 2008. Sondik EJ, Huang DT, ...
*  Point of care
... care documentation is advancing structured communication between healthcare professionals to ensure the continuity of patient ... The patient's health record is a legal document that contains details regarding patient's care and progress. The types of ... Point of care documentation facilitates the continuity of high quality care and improves communication between nurses and other ... Without a structured care plan that is closely followed, care tends to become fragmented. Point of care (POC) documentation is ...
*  California Medical Association
... required plans to ensure continuity of patient care, and protected the physician-patient relationship in health care decisions ... to help improve the quality of care delivered to patients in California. Its programs include ambulatory care facility ... The CMA continues to advocate for patients on a broad range of health care issues, including broader immunization against ... health plans still ran roughshod over physicians and patients often couldn't get the care they needed. In 2000, in a historic ...
*  Health information exchange
... and clinicians to meet high standards of patient care through electronic participation in a patient's continuity of care with ... It promotes continuity of care, reduces the need to transmit or transport medical information by patients or by fax, and helps ... MHC provides the technological infrastructure for health care providers to coordinate care for their patients through a secure ... the Indiana Network for Patient Care (INPC) is a secure network that provides a patient records to participating doctors. The ...
*  Healthcare error proliferation model
Cook, R. I., Render, M., & Woods, D. D. (2000). Gaps in the continuity of care and progress on patient safety. British Medical ... Advances in Health Care Management. Advances in Health Care Management. 7: 33-68. doi:10.1016/S1474-8231(08)07003-1. ISBN 978-1 ... Health Care Management Review, 29(2): 90-97. Chiles, J. R. (2002). Inviting disaster: Lessons from the edge of technology. New ... Rasmussen, J. (1999). The concept of human error: Is it useful for the design of safe systems in health care? In C. Vincent & B ...
*  Remote dispensing
Furthermore, remote dispensing terminal manufacturers state that this technology can facilitate patient continuity of care ... limiting the pharmacist's ability to detect a patient's nonverbal cues. A patient with alcohol on his or her breath would go ... Hands-on patient training on inhalers and glucose meters is not feasible with remote dispensing, and administration of ... Remote dispensing is used in health care environments to describe the use of automated systems to dispense (package and label) ...
*  Information continuity
... information continuity is the process by which information relevant to a patient's care is made available to both the patient ... to facilitate ongoing health care management and continuity of care. This is an extension of the concept of "Continuity of Care ... "Relational continuity." Information continuity in the information technology sense may exist alongside physical care continuity ... Information continuity will become more and more important as patients in health care systems expect that their treating ...
*  Denis Pereira Gray
was challenging because it was about patients' biographies and thus continuity of care. Running a Practice (jtly with Jones RVH ... London RCPsych 1994 Developing Primary Care: The Academic Contribution 1996 "Who is in the research team?". St Leonard's ...
*  Multiple morbidities
... patient strategies for coping with an absence of care coordination and continuity. Sociology of health & illness, 38(6), 854- ... patient strategies for coping with an absence of care coordination and continuity. Sociology of health & illness, 38(6), 854- ... Some of the difficulties experienced by patients include: poor coordination of medical care, managing multiple medications, ... Patients with co-morbid conditions encountered problems with the coordination between services and with polypharmacy. Patients ...
*  Primary care
Continuity is a key characteristic of primary care, as patients usually prefer to consult the same practitioner for routine ... The PPCA is projected to increase patient demand for primary care services. Through the adoption of new patient care delivery ... and coordinates other specialist care that the patient may need. Patients commonly receive primary care from professionals such ... Primary care involves the widest scope of healthcare, including all ages of patients, patients of all socioeconomic and ...
*  Health care
Continuity is a key characteristic of primary care, as patients usually prefer to consult the same practitioner for routine ... Primary care involves the widest scope of health care, including all ages of patients, patients of all socioeconomic and ... patients may then be referred for secondary or tertiary care. Primary care is often used as the term for the health care ... Patient Care: Tertiary Care Definition. Accessed 27 June 2011. Emory University. School of Medicine. Accessed 27 June 2011. ...
*  Healthcare technician
... use communication skills to assist patients to adapting to common health problems, provide continuity of care, demonstrate ... Aside from routine patient care, healthcare technicians will complete many duties outside of direct care. The indirect care ... Qualified members performing direct patient care can have the opportunity work directly with patients and assist with their ... Direct observation of psychiatric patients Bathing Patient grooming Therapeutic maneuvering of patients Transport of patients ...
*  Health system
"Gaps in the continuity of care and progress on patient safety". BMJ. 320 (7237): 791-794. doi:10.1136/bmj.320.7237.791. PMC ... health care Cultural competence in health care Global health Health administration Health care Health care provider Health care ... Philosophy of healthcare Primary care Primary health care Public health Publicly funded health care Single-payer health care ... Also, continuity of health care is a major goal. Often health system has been defined with a reductionist perspective, for ...
*  National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers
Assessment and Continuity of Care Care of Patients (COP) Management of Medication (MOM) Patient Rights and Education (PRE) ... These standards are divided between patient centered standards and organization centred standards. To comply with these ... the Japan Council for Quality in Health Care, and the National Committee for Quality Assurance in the United States. Its ...
*  Case management (US health system)
Clinical Care Coordination/Facilitation - coordinating multiple aspects of care to ensure the patient progresses. Continuity/ ... The goal is to coordinate the care so as to both improve continuity and quality of care and lower costs. Specific types of case ... 2) Planning & delivery of care 3) Evaluation of results for each patient & adjustment of the care plan 4) Evaluation of overall ... Provide patient education; 4) Provide post-care follow-up; and 5) Coordinate services with other health care providers. Case ...
*  Medical record
ASTM Continuity of Care Record - a patient health summary standard based upon XML, the CCR can be created, read and interpreted ... care and documenting communication among patient and health care provider and professionals contributing to the patient's care ... A patient's individual medical record identifies the patient and contains information regarding the patient's case history at a ... Capacity When a patient does not have capacity (is not legally able) to make decisions regarding his or her own care, a legal ...
*  Family medicine
Residents also must provide care for a panel of continuity patients in an outpatient "model practice" for the entire period of ... Primary Care. CQ Researcher, 5 (10), March 17, 1995. "Patient Brochure", American Board of Family Medicine. Retrieved 6-30-09. ... Many family physicians deliver babies in addition to taking care of patients of all ages. In order to become board certified, ... Many American family physicians deliver babies and provide prenatal care. In the U.S., family physicians treat more patients ...
*  Nursing home care in the United States
It provides for continuity of care by a constantly changing nursing staff. The team leader starts the care plan as soon as the ... The team leader should discuss the needs of the patients, establish goals, individualize the plan of care for each patient, ... Long-term care insurance is another potential option to help pay for nursing home care. Long-term care insurance was designed ... The direct care staff have direct, daily contact with the patient in activities such as meals, personal care, daily activity (e ...
*  List of MeSH codes (N04)
... patient-centered care MeSH N04.590.233.727 --- primary health care MeSH N04.590.233.727.210 --- continuity of patient care MeSH ... patient-centered care MeSH N04.590.233.727.605 --- refusal to treat MeSH N04.590.233.799 --- progressive patient care MeSH ... patient care team MeSH N04.590.715.571 --- nursing, team MeSH N04.590.720 --- patient-centered care MeSH N04.590.731 --- ... patient care planning MeSH N04.590.233.624.124 --- advance care planning MeSH N04.590.233.624.124.050 --- advance directives ...
*  Mental health care navigator
Continuity. After guiding patients to healthcare providers, care navigators maintain communication and continuity with patients ... both the patient and care navigator brainstorm next steps, establishing a plan that is specific to the patient's needs. Care ... Patient history and needs are identified. Both the patient and the care navigator think through short- and long-term goals and ... which can often leave patients with more questions than answers. Care navigators work closely with patients and families ...
*  Sister Maura Brannick Health Center
Each patient is assigned a specific physician to provide the continuity of care that is essential for a healthy doctor-patient ... The Health Center provides each patients with a primary care physician who will treat and track the patient's health as long as ... Typical volunteer positions include signing in patients, answering telephones, filing, charting, and assisting patients in ... close to 100 physician and non-physician volunteers donate their time to assist in the care of the Health Center's patients. ...
*  Neurorehabilitation
Lifelong The patient's various needs throughout their life must be catered for, by ensuring continuity of care all the way ... Patient-focused Customized health care strategies should be developed, focused on the patient (and family). Inclusive Care- ... Neurorehabilitation is the culmination of many different fields to provide the best care and education for patients with ... Participatory The patient and their family's active cooperation is essential. The patient and family must be well-informed, and ...