The Leadership Journey of Patient-Centered Care

Cliff, Barbara
June 2010
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Summer2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p35
In this article, the discusses the health care services of the Windber Medical Center (WMC) in Pennsylvania. He attests that the WMC is the only Planetree hospital that achieved a gold standard patient-centered care. He mentions that the hospital embraces the concept that patients are the central of one's own care as well as the role of a family to maximize health care services.


Related Articles

  • Getting the Methods Right -- The Foundation of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research. Gabriel, Sherine E.; Normand, Sharon-Lise T. // New England Journal of Medicine;8/30/2012, Vol. 367 Issue 9, p787 

    The article emphasizes the importance of choosing and using the right methods for patient-centered outcomes research in line with the standards recommended by the Methodology Committee of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for the conduct of research leading to...

  • Small states, big progress. Robeznieks, Andis // Modern Healthcare;11/24/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 47, p34 

    The article reports that North Dakota and Rhode Island are leading the rest of U.S. states when it comes to promoting the patient-centered medical home concept. There are at least 22 medical home pilot projects in some stage of implementation across the U.S., but officials in North Dakota and...

  • Care coordination a fundamental pillar to PCMH, but some find it easier than others to implement. Plaisance, Noah H. // MGMA Connexion;Jan2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p42 

    The article discusses the importance of coordinating healthcare delivery in patient-centered medical home (PCMH) which can improve patient health while reducing the cost of medical care. It notes that knowing the medical histories of patients could facilitate a transition from one healthcare...

  • Patient-centric Care Advances. Kumar, Sanjaya // Health Management Technology;Jan2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p17 

    The article discusses how healthcare providers are improving patient-centric care processes. This development was mandated by the U.S. government when it was discovered that huge increases in health insurance premiums did not improve the health outcomes of patients. In order to improve the...

  • Medical oncology patients’ preferences with regard to health care: development of a patient-driven questionnaire. Wessels, H.; De Graeff, A.; Wynia, K.; Sixma, H. J.; De Heus, M.; Schipper, M.; Woltjer, G. T. G. J.; Teunissen, S. C. C. M.; Voest, E. E. // Annals of Oncology;Oct2009, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p1708 

    Background: To improve quality of care for cancer patients, it is important to have an insight on the patient's view on health care and on their specific wishes, needs and preferences, without restriction and without influence of researchers and health care providers. The aim of this study was...

  • Telenephrology: a novel approach to improve coordinated and collaborative care for chronic kidney disease. Gordon, Elisa J.; Fink, Jeffrey C.; Fischer, Michael J. // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Apr2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p972 

    In this special feature article, we discuss the development of collaborative care models in chronic disease management and the need for such initiatives in chronic kidney disease (CKD). We identify telemedicine as a potential key element to collaborative care in CKD. Telenephrology—as...

  • PCORI RESEARCH PROPOSALS TOTAL $76 MILLION.  // Biotech Business;Sep2014, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p4 

    The article discusses the release of a series of funding announcements offering of up to 76 million dollars in support for patient-centered comparative Clinical Effectiveness Research (CER) by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) in 2014. Topics include the changes to the...

  • Physis: healing, growth and the hub of personal continuity of care A 39-year delayed follow-up correspondence with Sally. Zigmond, David // Journal of Holistic Healthcare;Autumn2013, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p17 

    Two older healthcare workers correspond several decades after their encounter as doctor and patient. The reflections about personal engagement and healing are simultaneously poignantly personal and universally important. The correspondence was spontaneous: nothing was planned or commissioned...

  • The Patient-Centered Medical Home. Rittenhouse, Diane R.; Shortell, Stephen M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/20/2009, Vol. 301 Issue 19, p2038 

    In this article the authors discuss patient centered medical homes in the U.S. and the impact possible health care reforms may have on them. They are supportive of the homes but suggest that there are vulnerabilities inherent in them. They argue that the patient centered home model has the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics