Integrated Care Pathways

1st Edition

A Practical Approach to Implementation

Authors:

  • Sue Middleton
  • Adrian Roberts
    • Print ISBN 9780750640879

    Description

    "Integrated Care Pathways: a practical approach to implementation" is a realistic guide to the development, implementation and evaluation of ICPs, written by authors who have an understanding and experience of using care pathways in clinical practice.

    Table of Contents

    PART ONE: What are integrated pathways?; Introduction; PART TWO: Why introduce integrated care pathways?; ICPs and quality: the use of ICPs to facilitate a clinically effective service; Effectiveness: the use of ICPs to facilitate a cost-effective service; ICPs: a vehicle to deliver clinical governance; PART THREE: How to introduce integrated care pathways; Getting started; Documentation; Crossing professional and service boundaries: a case study; Maintaining momentum; Evaluation care pathways; Clinical benchmarking; Appendix 1: Clinical pathways maturity matrix; Appendix 2: Integrated care pathway for 'cardiac' chest pain/suspected myocardial infarction; Appendix 3: Integrated care pathway for day case cardiac catheters; Index.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    168
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2000
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Print ISBN:
    9780750640879

    About the authors

    Sue Middleton

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director, Integrated Care Associates, Flintshire, UK

    Adrian Roberts

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Director, Integrated Care Associates, Flintshire, UK