IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services

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May 18, 2018 Eastern Mediterranean Publication

Developing patient safety system using WHO tool in hospitals in Oman

Oman is progressively implementing the Patient Safety Friendly Hospital Iniciative (PSFHI), a tool formulated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to achieve optimal patient safety in hospitals. This paper  describes its implementation in selected government and private hospitals in Oman and analyses the performance of four hospitals whose implementations of PSFHI were assessed by WHO. 

July 1, 2017 Europe Publication

Hospital-at-home Integrated Care Programme for the management of disabling health crises in older patients: comparison with bed-based Intermediate Care

This study analysed the clinical impact of a home-based intermediate Care model in the Catalan health system, comparing it with usual bed-based care to check if the extended CGA-based hospital-at-home programme has an association with shorter stay and favourable clinical outcomes and if is needed to do studies to test this intervention to the whole Catalan integrated care system. 

Nov. 11, 2016 Europe Publication

Substitution of Hospital Care with Primary Care: Defining the Conditions of Primary Care Plus

The aim of this study is to analise barriers and facilitators in substituting hospital care with primary care to define preconditions for successful implementation.  So this study was part of a mixed methods study on the feasibility of the Primary Care Plus intervention which was conducted at the pioneer site Blue Care. In this descriptive study, they applied a qualitive design. Data regarding process information was collected through interviews with involved general practitioners and medical specialists and through notes from all meetings with various working groups to identify barriers and facilitators and proposed solutions in order to formulate preconditions for Primary Care Plus.