integrated care

integrated care

(1) Partnerships in which health and social care staff share information appropriately and work together to ensure that people receive the support and care they need to remain independent in the community
(2) A Labour government phrase for the format of healthcare proposed by Labour’s consultation document, The New NHS: Modern and Dependable: A national framework for assessing performance—consultation document (1998) under the Blair regime—which defined integrated care as health improvement programmes jointly agreed to by all who are charged with planning or providing health and social care. Integrated care was tasked with equalising standards of care across the country, reducing bureaucracy, etc.
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Health Net of Arizona and Cenpatico Integrated Care currently provide services in Maricopa County and Southern Arizona, respectively.
Spectrum Health will officially open its newest integrated care campus to patients this week, offering quality health care services at a location easily accessible to patients living or working in or near Ada, Michigan.
Formal agreement for the Cardigan Integrated Care Centre has now been given with work on the old Bathhouse site due to start in spring 2018.
Integrated care is an evidence-based approach, enabling specialist mental health advice and support to be wider reaching than in traditional models of care.
Integrated care has been infrequently and inconsistently translated into real-world settings; as a result, the key individual components of effective integrated care remain unclear.
Continuum and Captify will assimilate their integrated care solutions to deliver stronger and more specialised services to clients.
The strategies covered can be used in any integrated care model, but will be especially useful within the patient-centered medical home (PCBH) model of integrated care and its emphasis on evidence-based interventions.
In this editorial, we seek to make sense of this complexity and ask: what does integrated care mean in practice?
BECKER, MD, MMM, FACP, CPE, is now vice president of integrated care for Village-Health at Denver, Colorado-based DaVita Healthcare Partners and member of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, DaVita's physician leadership team.
And this coming Wednesday the Vikings are launching a new initiative in conjunction with their partners at Community Integrated Care.
Furthermore, while usual care is somehow used as a control group for comparison, what is left out is a genuine control group that resembles but does not match all of the extra interaction and attention lavished upon the subjects while in the integrated care group.
Today, we still have a long way to go in bringing integrated care to every community in America.

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