Developing an Interdisciplinary Model of Care in a Progressive Medical Care Unit

Quintero, Juan Ray
August 2004
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2004, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p65
Academic Journal
Describes how an interdisciplinary model of care was implemented in a progressive medical care unit. Establishment of an Interdisciplinary Practice Council to redesign the hospital's system for patient care delivery to enhance its effectiveness, efficiency, and safety; Use of a survey to determine how units were developing plans of care; Test of a practice interdisciplinary model of care by a group of hospital clinical and nonclinical service departments; Details and implementation of the interdisciplinary model of care processes recommended by the group.


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