Comprehensive Care Coordination for Chronically Ill Adults by Cheryl Schraeder, Paul S. Shelton

By Cheryl Schraeder, Paul S. Shelton

Breakthroughs in clinical technology and know-how, mixed with shifts in way of life and demographics, have led to a swift upward push within the variety of contributors dwelling with a number of power health problems.  Comprehensive Care Coordination for Chronically unwell Adults provides thorough demographics in this becoming region, describes versions for swap, studies present literature and examines a variety of outcomes.

Comprehensive Care Coordination for Chronically sick Adults is split into parts.  the 1st offers thorough dialogue and historical past on theoretical strategies of care, together with an entire profile of present demographics and chapters on present types of care, intervention parts, assessment equipment, health and wellbeing info know-how, financing, and teaching an interdisciplinary team.  the second one a part of the ebook makes use of a number of case reviews from quite a few settings to demonstrate winning accomplished care coordination in perform.  Nurse, health professional and social paintings leaders in group healthiness, fundamental care, schooling and learn, and health and wellbeing coverage makers will locate this ebook crucial between assets to enhance take care of the chronically ill.

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Using a collaborative approach to patient self-management support, an agenda for each visit is negotiated between the patient and clinician, focusing on the patient’s needs and/or wants. Elicit, respond, elicit (ask, tell, ask) is a technique for information giving and sharing that seeks to overcome too little information (insufficient) or too much information (overload) given in the teaching/learning encounter that is directed by the patient. Motivational interviewing is a useful technique for assessing readiness to change by focusing on the behavior’s importance to the individuals and their confidence in actually making a behavior change (Rollnick et al.

Hospitals began assuming financial risk for each hospital stay based on the predicted costs for a particular diagnosis rather than payments for every service performed. DRGs placed emphasis on hospital length of stay and utilization of services, but physician fee-for-service payments did not change. This placed hospitals and physicians on different incentive platforms, since each had different financial incentives and reimbursement mechanisms for the care they provided (Goldsmith 2010). Neither method of payment, however, encouraged care beyond a single episode, thus furthering fragmentation of services.

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