Chapter 5. STARTING THE PATIENT'S CARE IN CLINICAL MICROSYSTEMS
Marjorie M. Godfrey
Eugene C. Nelson
Paul B. Batalden
Describe and evaluate how patients enter a clinical microsystem, including the processes of gaining access in multiple ways.
Identify and describe handoffs and transitions in care.
Discuss the patient's orientation to the clinical microsystem and identify improvement opportunities.
Observe the process of an initial health assessment and the consequent formation of a plan for care that matches the individual's needs, interests, and preferences.
Explore mental models that limit or enhance relationships between clinical microsystems.
As patients enter into new relationships with clinical microsystems, several common entry ...