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Clinical process improvement
Incorporating these orders into your hospital admission routine will ensure that patients receive comprehensive, appropriate care every time.
Your practice toolkit isn’t complete without these.
(But each piece is useful in itself.)
The chronic care model offers a proactive, organized approach that can improve outcomes and satisfaction, but no paradigm shift comes easy.
Taking the long view in a short-sighted world takes courage and commitment.
These seven principles can help ensure that your patients receive the right care at the right time every time.
With a clear aim, some basic innovation tools and a willingness to experiment, your team can produce some remarkable ideas.
Argues that, even given all the barriers, practice improvement effort can pay off in enough ways that it is worth the effort.
Introduces "Big Ideas" issue, suggesting that most of the ideas featured have something to do with the FFM new practice model and that the authors may actually share a vision of the future of family medicine.
The tools and resources of evidence-based medicine (EBM) are extremely valuable. Just don't forget that EBM still has cult status in the eyes of many and that people still occasionally enjoy burning a heretic at the stake.