Health professions education and relationship-centered care
In medicine, for example, Relationship-Centered Care
is a patient care delivery model and philosophy that unites the entire health care team in a partnership with the patient and family to promote quality patient care.
Vanderbilt School of Nursing partnered with the Tennessee State Governor's Office of Children's Care Coordination (GOCCC), an agency focused solely on reducing infant mortality across the state, the two regional Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and a local community health center to offer a relationship-centered care
delivery model targeted to adolescents.
Introductory chapters address applying evidence in practice, understanding relationship-centered care
, and guidelines for truth-telling.
The next stage in relationship-centered care
is to build studies around patients' questions--collaborative studies, perhaps.
Leading Change in Healthcare: Transforming Organizations Using Complexity, Positive Psychology and Relationship-Centered Care
The FNP faculty then engaged in a critical reflective process about trying to prepare students to think family instead of or in addition to individual; health promotion and illness prevention in addition to treatment of illness; and relationship-centered care
instead of provider-centered care.
Leading change in healthcare; transforming organizations using complexity, positive psychology and relationship-centered care
, at the core of nursing practice, "caring, therapeutic relationships with patients, families and communities: and professional relationships with members of the health care team" (p.
They recount stories of patients who have faced problems and harms in the healthcare system; review its basic design flaws; reconceptualize patient-centered care as relationship-centered care
; describe the current movement in the US towards patient and relationship-centered care
and stories of success; and outline a model of strategies for primary care practices that begins with their financial well being and involves team care, rapid access scheduling, population quality care work, and a focus on the costliest patients.
The integrating concepts--context and environment, knowledge and science, personal and professional development, quality and safety, relationship-centered care
, and teamwork--are the tree's branches.
Keywords: interviewing skills, patient-centered care, relationship-centered care
, mindful practice