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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Approach: Process—Information—Decision Making

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Process Decision Making
Screening & Assessing
  • Establish indicators of high risk
  • Standardize assessment process to categorize and prioritize patient needs
Care Planning
  • Establish forum for proactive care planning
  • Maximize collaborative working session and team problem-solving
Team Communication
  • Increase RN role facilitating and coordination activities of multi-disciplinary team (versus doing it themselves)
Resident/Family Communication
  • Increase early interaction with patient/family
  • Information feedback on process and outcomes measures

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