Guided Care: A New Nurse-Physician Partnership in Chronic Care

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Boult, Chad; Giddens, Jean; Frey, Katherine; Reider, Lisa; Novak, Tracy

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-614411-9

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Description

Guided Care is an exciting, new team model used to provide medical care to clients with chronic conditions. This model involves adding a Guided Care nurse to the primary care practice team. It is also the most efficient, cost-effective way to respond to the needs of patients.

This book provides physicians, nurses, administrators, and leaders of health care organizations with step-by-step guidance on adopting Guided Care Nursing into their practice.

Featured highlights:
* Evaluating the primary care pratice's readiness to adopt Guided Care
* Preparing for adoption
* Integrating Guided Care into existing practices
* Hiring nurses for the primary care team
* Assuring financial viability
* Comparing Guided Care with other models

The future of primary care, and the quality of care for adults with chronic conditions, depends on finding approaches to improve efficiency and effectiveness. This book demonstrates that Guided Care yields the best outcomes for patients and for primary care at large.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Boult, Chad; Giddens, Jean; Frey, Katherine; Reider, Lisa; Novak, Tracy
ISBN: 978-0-82-614411-9
Specialty:
Issues & Trends in Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 240
Year: 2009

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