Woods, "Gaps in the Continuity of Care
and Patient Safety," British Medical Journal 320 (2000), 791-94.
American Correctional Association Standard 3-4330 states: "Written policy, procedure and practice require continuity of care
from admission to discharge from the facility, including referral to community care when indicated.
eHealth Technologies improves continuity of care
to enhance patient and physician satisfaction by streamlining and largely automating transitions of care and by providing any external medical record and diagnostic quality image - when and where it is needed.
The results did not support our hypothesis that good continuity of care
on its own decreases the risk of medical errors," he said.
Although continuity of care
should be assessed over a relatively long period of time to identify patients at risk for poor outcomes, the temporal units of measurement should be short enough to identify clinically relevant gaps in service use patterns.
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Complaints about quality of services and continuity of care
, and job uncertainty were raised as more than half of all of the home contracts were shifted from non-profit organizations to for profit companies.
Working with hospitalists also provides a continuity of care
,'' he said.
While continuity of care
delivery by the same resident or faculty member is the expressed goal, the mechanics of the rotation schedules make this an uncommon event.
In combination, the new technologies will support GHS in developing an electronic health record (EHR) that spans both inpatient and outpatient settings for greater continuity of care
regardless of where patients seek medical services.
The innovative technology automates the monitoring of the patient's vital signs and assists in recording patient interactions, ensuring Complete Continuity of Care
during the medical transport.
There can be no quality of care or continuity of care
until "the 'managed competition business model' and the profit home care agencies are removed from the delivery of health services.
We will work with our members to provide seamless transition to other plans to ensure continuity of care
to all our members, with special emphasis on those that are currently in treatment,'' said Susan Blais, chief operating officer and executive vice president of Maxicare.
At the same time, the lack of ties between the VA hospitals and long-term care facilities outside of the VA system complicated referrals and compromised continuity of care
It may help to think of continuity of care
as being supported by a tripod.