Using a patient-centered approach for health and social care integration.

@article{Poulymenopoulou2012UsingAP,
  title={Using a patient-centered approach for health and social care integration.},
  author={M. Poulymenopoulou and D. Papakonstantinou and Flora Malamateniou and George Vassilacopoulos},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2012},
  volume={180},
  pages={467-71}
}
The drive in using health and social care resources more effectively has resulted in undertaking various efforts towards better coordination in order to improve patient-centered and personalized care for the individuals. This requires horizontal integration in terms of processes among health and social care organizations existing information systems (ISs) and personal health records (PHRs) in order to enable integrated patient information sharing among all the health and social care staff and… CONTINUE READING