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Care Coordination and Patient-Family-Centered, Team-Based Care

Care Coordination

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Characteristic 6.1: The HMG has systems in place to ensure effective and reliable communication with the patient’s primary care physician and/or other provider(s) involved in the patient’s care in the non-acute care setting.

Characteristic 6.2: The HMG contributes in meaningful ways to the hospital’s efforts to improve care transitions

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The Hospitalist (TH)

The Hospitalist newsmagazine reports on issues and trends in hospital medicine. Click here to see recent articles on Care Coordination.

The Hospital Leader Blog

The official blog of the Society of Hospital Medicine features bloggers who provide insights and expertise. Click here to see recent blogposts on Care Coordination.

 

Meeting Abstracts

SHM’s scientific abstract competition attracts about 1,000 submissions every year. Click here to view accepted submissions relating to Care Coordination.

Journal of Hospital Medicine (JHM)

The Journal of Hospital Medicine disseminates research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine. Click here to search for articles relating to Care Coordination.

Hospital Medicine 2017 (HM17)

SHM’s Annual Meeting is the largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States, click here to attend.

 

SHM Learning Portal

The SHM Learning portal offers almost 100 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on demand. Most are free for SHM members. Most are free for SHM members. Click here to search for activities relating to Care Coordination.

Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX)

Hospital Medicine Exchange is a collection of communities that provides a platform for connecting with peers and discussing real-time challenges. Click here to join in on the conversation about Care Coordination.

 

Patient- and Family -Centered Care

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Characteristic 9.1: The HMG’s hospitalists provide care that respects and responds to patient and family preferences, needs and values.

Characteristic 9.2: The HMG’s hospitalists have access to and regularly use patient/family education resources.

Characteristic 9.3: The HMG actively participates in inter-professional, team-based decision-making with members of the clinical care team.   

Characteristic 9.4: The HMG has effective and efficient internal hand-off processes for both change of shift and change of responsible provider.

Characteristic 9.5: When serving as attending physician, the HMG’s hospitalists (in coordination with other clinicians as appropriate) assure that a coordinated plan of care is implemented.

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"Everything we say and do that affects our patients' thoughts, feelings and well-being" is the patient experience, and hospitalists—the "we" in the definition created by SHM's Patient Experience Committee—are the link between optimal experiences and successful clinical outcomes. Click here to learn more.

The Hospitalist (TH)

The Hospitalist newsmagazine reports on issues and trends in hospital medicine. Click here to see recent articles on Patient-Family-Centered, Team-Based Care.

The Hospital Leader Blog

The official blog of the Society of Hospital Medicine features bloggers who provide insights and expertise. Click here to see recent blogposts on Patient-Family-Centered, Team-Based Care.

 

Journal of Hospital Medicine (JHM)

The Journal of Hospital Medicine disseminates research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine. Click here to search for articles relating to Patient-Family-Centered, Team-Based Care.

Hospital Medicine 2017 (HM17)

SHM’s Annual Meeting is the largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States, click here to attend.

Patient Experience Summit

SHM will be exhibiting at this year’s Patient Experience Summit in Cleveland on May 15-18, 2016. Click here to join us.

SHM Learning Portal

The SHM Learning portal offers almost 100 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on demand. Most are free for SHM members. Most are free for SHM members. Click here to search for activities relating to Patient-Family-Centered, Team-Based Care.

Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX)

Hospital Medicine Exchange is a collection of communities that provides a platform for connecting with peers and discussing real-time challenges. Click here to join in on the conversation about Patient-Family-Centered, Team-Based Care.