Integrating Clinical Performance Improvement Across Physician Organizations : The PhyCor Experience.
There is a paucity of literature describing the implementation of clinical performance improvement (CPI) efforts across geographically dispersed multispecialty group practices and independent practice associations.
PhyCor, a physician management company based in Nashville, Tenessee, has integrated CPI initiatives into its operating infrastructure.
PhyCor CPI initiatives : The strategic framework guiding PhyCor's CPI initiatives is built around a physician-driven, patient-centered model.
Physician/administrator leadership teams develop and implement a clinical and financial strategic plan for performance improvement ; adopt local clinical and operational performance indicators ; and agree on and gain consensus with local physician champions to engage in CPI initiatives.
The area/regional leadership councils integrate and coordinate regional medical management and CPI initiatives among local groups and independent practice associations.
In addition to these councils and a national leadership council, condition-specific care management councils have also been established.
These councils develop condition-specific protocols and outcome measures and lead the implementation of CPI initiatives at their own clinics.
Key resources supporting CPI initiatives include information/knowledge management, education and training, and patient education and consumer decision support. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Amélioration, Processus, Méthodologie, Activité professionnelle, Personnel sanitaire, Médecin, Travailleur social, Stratégie, Indicateur, Evaluation, Asthme, Maladie, Diabète, Chronique, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Economie travail, Bronchopneumopathie obstructive, Endocrinopathie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Improvement, Process, Methodology, Professional activity, Health staff, Physician, Social worker, Strategy, Indicator, Evaluation, Asthma, Disease, Diabetes mellitus, Chronic, Respiratory disease, Labour economy, Obstructive pulmonary disease, Endocrinopathy
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ORS Auvergne - Observatoire Régional de la Santé d'Auvergne
Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 31/05/1999.