Measuring performance is essential to patient-centred care
- ASCs Continue to Move Into the Mainstream. Stephenson, Michelle // Review of Ophthalmology;May2014, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p46
The article focuses on the benefits of operating in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) over hospitals for patients, surgeons and payers as of May 2014. Topics discussed include a study on the efficiency of the ASCs measured in five categories including safety, patient centeredness, and...
- Patient-Centered Surgery. BAKHTIARI, ELYAS // HealthLeaders Magazine;May2010, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p28
The article discusses the considerations and requirements for making surgery more patient-centered. It suggests that the patient should be involved in the healthcare decision-making, particularly, in determining whether surgery is the best treatment approach. It emphasizes that the patient's...
- Preventing unnecessary amputations: Spotting a "foot attack". Young, Barbara // Diabetic Foot Journal;2014, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p46
No abstract available.
- Surgeon accountability for patient safety in the Acute Care Surgery paradigm: a critical appraisal and need of having a focused knowledge of the patient and a specific subspecialty experience. Di Saverio, Salomone; Tugnoli, Gregorio; Catena, Fausto; Birindelli, Arianna; Coniglio, Carlo; Gordini, Giovanni // Patient Safety in Surgery;11/13/2015, Vol. 9, p1
There is an increasing evidence in the literature showing that Acute Care surgical patients, likewise patients from every other surgical subspeciality, should be best first approached and managed only by attending surgeons with approriate expertise in the field of Emergency and Trauma Surgery,...
- Patient experiences with interventions to reduce surgery cancellations: a qualitative study. Hovlid, Einar; von Plessen, Christian; Haug, Kjell; Bjarne Aslaksen, Aslak; Bukve, Oddbjørn // BMC Surgery;
Background: The cancellation of planned surgery harms patients, increases waiting times and wastes scarce health resources. Previous studies have evaluated interventions to reduce cancellations from medical and management perspectives; these have focused on cost, length of stay, improved...
- Research developments accelerate discovery, application of personalized medicine. Hua, Len V. // Primary Care Optometry News;May2011, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p1
The article presents an overview of the current outlook for personalized medicine including its progress, clinical applications, challenges and future anticipations.
- Remaking healthcare - again. // Hospital Peer Review;Aug2013, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p95
The article discusses a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine which presented recommendations to improve health care organizations and provide patient cantered care.
- Achieving patient centered care: Communication and cultural competence. Bhutani, Jaikrit; Bhutani, Sukriti; Kumar, Jai // Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p187
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the editorial on patient-centered approach in endocrinology which appeared in a previous issue of the "Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism."
- Catchy phrases, irrelevance, and rise of the medical tabloid. Manassiev, Nikolai // BMJ: British Medical Journal;11/22/2014, Vol. 349 Issue 7894, pg6847
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Flipping Healthcare: An Essay by Maureen Bisognano and Dan Schummers" in the October 3, 2014 issue.