patient-held records

patient-held records

Complete or partial health or social care records held by assessed patients with certain conditions (e.g., with diabetes or terminal cancer), which are in a readable form (e.g., for drug prescriptions, shared care maternity records, etc.) and may improve care planning as such records ensure consistency across primary and secondary care.
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This study sought primarily to determine the accuracy of bi-directional information transfer between patient-held records and institutional clinical records by comparing information in both sources of information.
Writing from Bloemfontein, Dirk Hagemeister [2] asks why the patient-held records, which have become such a routine part of ART and tuberculosis (TB) care for many of our patients, are less than routine for many of our doctors (and readers).
Among my other responsibilities I coordinated two IFHRO-WHO joint projects: one was the preparation and updating of an annotated bibliography on patient-held records. The second project, a document on simple record systems for primary health care, was carried out by a working group composed of members from Australia, Canada, Ghana, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, and the USA.
Patient-held records appeared to be most useful when children had multiple vaccine providers, immunization rates of 83% vs.
The material incorporates expected areas such as law, quality and patient-held records as well as less obvious ones like filing, action planning and records as a management tool.
Patient-held records solve some aspects of the problem, but they do not solve the immediate access to clinical or social information, for the GP or specialist, when contacted by a nurse at home after hours (Shipman et al 2000).
The association of patient-held records and completion of immunizations.
Reminder notices mailed to patients, literature distributed to patients, and patient-held records are examples of patient-oriented interventions.
Patient-held records in the form of the familiar pediatric immunization card have been shown to increase immunization rates across a broad range of pediatric groups in the United States.[31] Dietrich and Duhamel[32] found that a mailed "patient-held checklist" improved performance rates for cancer screening of getiatric patients.
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