IT-supported integrated care pathways for diabetes: A compilation and review of good practices

  title={IT-supported integrated care pathways for diabetes: A compilation and review of good practices},
  author={Hubertus J.M. Vrijhoef and Antonio Giulio de Belvis and Matias de la Calle and Maria Stella de Sabata and Bastian Hauck and Sabrina Montante and Annette Moritz and Dario Pelizzola and Markku Saraheimo and Nick A. Guldemond},
  journal={International Journal of Care Coordination},
  pages={26 - 40}
Introduction Integrated Care Pathways (ICPs) are a method for the mutual decision-making and organization of care for a well-defined group of patients during a well-defined period. The aim of a care pathway is to enhance the quality of care by improving patient outcomes, promoting patient safety, increasing patient satisfaction, and optimizing the use of resources. To describe this concept, different names are used, e.g. care pathways and integrated care pathways. Modern information… 

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