Roles of Pathway-Based Models and their Contribution to the Redesign of Health-Care Systems

  title={Roles of Pathway-Based Models and their Contribution to the Redesign of Health-Care Systems},
  author={Gillian Mould and John Bowers},
  journal={International Journal of Care Coordination},
  pages={90 - 97}
  • G. MouldJ. Bowers
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Care Coordination
Care pathways provide a practical analytical tool that encompasses both organizational efficiency and individual patients' care. In the UK, constructing the care pathway has been a recommended starting point for the redesign of health-care systems. This paper examines the redesign cycle for health-care systems and looks at the role of pathway-based models in the design and operation phases of the cycle. In addition, the models provide further benefits for communicating recommended practice and… 
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