Characteristics of Future Models of Integrated Outpatient Care
AbstractReplacement of fee-for-service with capitation arrangements, forces physicians and institutions to minimize health care costs, while maintaining high-quality care. In this report we described how patients and their families (or caregivers) can work with members of the medical care team to achieve these twin goals of maintaining—and perhaps improving—high-quality care and minimizing costs. We described how increased self-management enables patients and their families/caregivers to provide electronic patient-reported outcomes (i.e., symptoms, events) (ePROs), as frequently as the patient or the medical care team consider appropriate. These capabilities also allow ongoing assessments of physiological measurements/phenomena (mHealth). Remote surveillance of these communications allows longer intervals between (fewer) patient visits to the medical-care team, when this is appropriate, or earlier interventions, when it is appropriate. Systems are now available that alert medical care providers to situations when interventions might be needed. View Full-Text
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Leviton, A.; Oppenheimer, J.; Chiujdea, M.; Antonetty, A.; Ojo, O.W.; Garcia, S.; Weas, S.; Fleegler, E.; Chan, E.; Loddenkemper, T. Characteristics of Future Models of Integrated Outpatient Care. Healthcare 2019, 7, 65.
Leviton A, Oppenheimer J, Chiujdea M, Antonetty A, Ojo OW, Garcia S, Weas S, Fleegler E, Chan E, Loddenkemper T. Characteristics of Future Models of Integrated Outpatient Care. Healthcare. 2019; 7(2):65.Chicago/Turabian Style
Leviton, Alan; Oppenheimer, Julia; Chiujdea, Madeline; Antonetty, Annalee; Ojo, Oluwafemi W.; Garcia, Stephanie; Weas, Sarah; Fleegler, Eric; Chan, Eugenia; Loddenkemper, Tobias. 2019. "Characteristics of Future Models of Integrated Outpatient Care." Healthcare 7, no. 2: 65.
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