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Most of the team members were unfamiliar with the critical pathway
concept; the educational process was therefore necessary in beginning our work.
Using information from consultation with experts and a review of the literature on critical pathways
and related quality' improvement methods, we developed a list of pathway characteristics that might be associated with critical pathway
It will be necessary to establish empirical support for critical pathway
models and for the application of community practice guidelines.
Capitated health plans are embracing critical pathways
as a superior way to manage costs and ensure high-quality outcomes for inpatients and outpatients alike.
CHICAGO -- HIMSS and AHIMA introduce the ICD-10 Critical Pathway
for Getting Started - 2012 and Beyond.
Today, HIMSS and AHIMA will be releasing its "ICD-10 Critical Pathway
to Getting Started - 2012 and Beyond.
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.
At each juncture in a critical pathway
, decision theory adds weights that represent the risk/benefit ratio for each set of alternatives.
If the originally proposed gainful employment regulation moves forward, it will eliminate in excess of a hundred thousand jobs in the higher education sector, destroy education opportunities and block a critical pathway
to employment for millions of students.
Preclinical research demonstrates that Kiacta may interrupt a critical pathway
in the development of sarcoidosis.
It is believed that one of the advantages of APC-300 is that it has the ability to intervene at more than one critical pathway
in the pancreatic cancer cell process.
The molecule was designed to mimic the body's natural fat metabolism signaling system, which is a critical pathway
to managing cellulite.
We believe that innovative use of health information technology is a critical pathway
to improvements in health care quality and cost efficiency.
This connection will act as a critical pathway
in support of ISE's migration to its new options trading system, which is being developed using the expertise of ISE and DBS and is scheduled to roll out in Q4 2010.