CareMaps

CareMaps

 
trademark for a type of critical path.
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Does the hospital use CareMaps, best practice protocols and clinical guidelines?
Group 2 -- Development of clinical paths and CareMaps.
The CareMap was used by caregivers to coordinate the episodes of patient care from preadmission to discharge.
Second, the outcomes movement most commonly uses multidisciplinary process and intermediate outcome guides called critical pathways, clinical pathways and Caremaps, among others.
Identifying individuals who can develop standardized CareMaps and select cases to be managed.
Ideally, the development of CareMaps should begin after case selection and appointment of the nurse case manager.
Caremaps outline accountability for establishing standards of care and practice within a specific time frame.
Some nurses reported that due to the use of critical pathways/ caremaps, nursing diagnoses are no longer used.
A few respondents reported that their facility did not use nursing diagnoses as critical pathways or caremaps had replaced the nursing care plan.
The purpose of this article is to address the start-up costs incurred for instituting Hospital Based Managed Care and using CareMaps on the OBGYN division at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC).
CareMaps are devised by a multidisciplinary group process which plans and manages the care delivered throughout a patient's hospitalization in a sequential manner.
This agreement includes making Mayo Clinic's radiology CareMaps available to other medical providers and conducting an ExactCost([TM]) pilot in the radiology department, as well as equity in MedidaMetrics for Mayo Clinic.