Toward Patient Centric and Distributed Healthcare Delivery Networks

Montreuil, Benoit; Garon, Robert
December 2005
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Dec2005, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p351
Academic Journal
This article examines a set of success factors based on the learning gained through an initiative aiming to implement a model for integrated healthcare and social services in the Québec City. This initiative is led by the region's Agency for Development of Local Health and Social Service Networks. It takes an overall service trajectory perspective for setting network-wide goals for each process. Clear goals and objectives should be set for each process along the service trajectory for each type of medical care services. Patient centric distributed network has the potential to improve health and social services delivery.


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