Tag: patient-centred care

Healthcare

Transfer of care: Building partnerships instead of puzzle-pieces

What is 'transfer of care'? According to the Compliance Transfer of Care Definition, it is defined as the “process whereby a physician who is providing management for some or all of a patient’s problems relinquishes this responsibility to another physician who explicitly agrees to accept this responsibility and who, from the initial encounter, is not…

16 Apr 2015, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Looking beyond ‘data’ for eHealth interoperability

eHealth, as defined by WHO, is the transfer of health resources and health care by electronic means. Australia’s eHealth strategy, outlined initially in 2008, adopted an incremental and staged approach to developing eHealth capabilities to: leverage what currently exists in the Australian E-Health landscape; manage the underlying variation in capacity across the health sector and…

1 Sep 2014, by Informa Insights