IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: guidelines for health professionals

Jan. 13, 2020 Global Publication

A Collaborative Platform for Management of Chronic Diseases via Guideline-Driven Individualized Care Plans

Older age is associated with an increased accumulation of multiple chronic conditions. The clinical management of patients suffering from multiple chronic conditions is very complex, disconnected and time-consuming with the traditional care settings. Integrated care is a means to address the growing demand for improved patient experience and health outcomes of multimorbid and long-term care patients. Care planning is a prevalent approach of integrated care, where the aim is to deliver more personalized and targeted care creating shared care plans by clearly articulating the role of each provider and patient in the care process. This paper presents a method and corresponding implementation of a semi-automatic care plan management tool, integrated with clinical decision support services which can seamlessly access and assess the electronic health records (EHRs) of the patient in comparison with evidence based clinical guidelines to suggest personalized recommendations for goals and interventions to be added to the individualized ...

March 15, 2016 Americas Publication

Family Caregivers in Cancer: Roles and Challenges - PDQ for health professionals

This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about challenges and helpful interventions for caregivers of cancer patients. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer patients.

Kaiser Permanente holds a wide array of these evidence-based information summaries on a variety of health topics within their online health encyclopedia, available on their website for whoever might want or need this information.