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care pathway

The sequence of health and social care services a patient in the UK receives after entering the system during a particular episode of care.
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Abbreviations: BNHS-SI = British National Health Service-Sustainability Index, FCM = Family Care Map, IRB = Institutional Review Board, PRC = Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center, PT/BRI = Polytrauma and Blast-Related Injuries, QUERI = Quality Enhancement and Research Initiative, TBI = traumatic brain injury, UW-Madison = University of Wisconsin-Madison, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
To his way of thinking, the clinical lab - especially with regard to its important contribution to care maps - is an increasingly indispensable part of the patient care process.
One increasingly popular activity with a positive effect on this problem, says Linda Blacklidge, has been the establishment of guidelines that institute care maps for treating patients with specific diagnoses.
10) The American Academy of Pediatrics's Ambulatory Care Quality Improvement Program, an effort to improve office-based practices, will regularly select themes (immunizations in 1992-93; asthma management and developmental assessment in 1993-94) for which care maps and exercises will be developed.
Since then, critical pathways -- also called Critical Pathway Care Maps, Action Plans, Multidisciplinary Action Plans, or Clinical Pathways -- have been adapted to meet the needs of different health care organizations that are implementing so-called case management models, the basis of subacute care programs that are evolving today.
Dev Patnaik's Wired to Care maps a path to innovation fueled by 'seeing the world with new eyes.
In addition, Neary has assisted in designing care maps for the senior populations and extensively involved in building models of collaborative care between clinicians and community based resources/providers for older adults.