[Influence of IT-supported clinical pathways on patient satisfaction at a surgical department of a university hospital].

@article{Schuld2008InfluenceOI,
  title={[Influence of IT-supported clinical pathways on patient satisfaction at a surgical department of a university hospital].},
  author={Jochen Schuld and Suzanne Richter and Joachim Folz and P. Jacob and S. Graeber and Martin K. Schilling},
  journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift},
  year={2008},
  volume={133 23},
  pages={1235-9}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical pathways (CPs) are considered to be a device of clinical process management, which describe the optimal way of a special type of patient with its diagnostic and therapeutic medical treatment. Apart from these economic aspects CPs can make a contribution to an optimization of the health quality management as well as to an improvement of medical staffs and patients satisfaction. In our hospital clinical pathways supported by information technology (IT-supported CPs) were… CONTINUE READING