system of care


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system of care

[sis′təm]
a framework within which health care is provided, comprising health care professionals; recipients, consumers, or patients; energy resources or dynamics; organizational and political contexts or frameworks; and processes or procedures. Current theory recognizes that an analysis of the provision of health care requires knowledge of the systems of care.
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The Purpose Of This Rfp Is To Enter Into A Contract With A Qualified Offeror To Provide A Case Management Record (cmr) For The Use By The Utah Department Of Human Services (dhs) System Of Care.
Research and evidence-based practice are overarching and core constructs in the Army Nursing Strategic Plan, and evidence-based decision making is a supporting leg of the Army Nursing System of Care.
The first three articles address adolescents' transitions through the system of care.
The message to Medicare and other insurers is this: "Reward me for providing a complete system of care for my diabetic patients and I will save you a lot of money.
Furthermore, individual practitioners within one system of care may incorporate use of other healing practices from outside that system of care such as the physician or chiropractor who incorporates acupuncture.
Basic components of a model system of care for people with TBI include emergency medical services (EMS), intensive acute medical care, comprehensive coordinated rehabilitation services, psychosocial and vocational services, and long-term community followup (Thomas, 1988).
Case management is a system of care designed to manage a small percentage of patients because of their special needs.
One of the main concerns brought up in the audit was the state's claim that parent involvement in the children's System of Care needs to be strengthened.
It offers a unique, integrated system of care that encompasses the full range of services needed by persons with complex chronic conditions.
A first step toward identifying challenges that Native children and their families face, and toward identifying strengths and weaknesses of service systems available to them, is to understand the extended family system of care.
The System of Care program, a team approach that combines medical and social services, was pioneered by Ventura County in the early 1980s.
Each system of care is responsible for its own technology.

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