Narrowing the gap between organisational demands and the quest for patient involvement: The case for coordinated care pathways

  title={Narrowing the gap between organisational demands and the quest for patient involvement: The case for coordinated care pathways},
  author={Marjan J. Faber and Stuart W. Grande and Hub C. H. Wollersheim and Rosella Hermens and Glyn Elwyn},
  journal={International Journal of Care Coordination},
  pages={72 - 78}
To improve healthcare, we currently observe two major developments. On the one hand, there is an increasing emphasis on including the patients’ perspective, for example in treatment decision making, during development of clinical guidelines and evaluation of care delivery services. On the other hand, healthcare providers are moving towards evidence-based care and standardising operating procedures, exemplified by the development of documented coordinated care pathways. These pathways typically… 

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