In health care, the logic of mass customization is being applied in two distinct, but related, ways: 1 in the development of tailored therapies and interventions based on genetic profiles and 2 in the organization of provider enterprises to ensure more effective communication and coordination, both internally and between and among different providers in the patient trajectory.
Further, these initiatives address the increasing burden of chronic disease on the health care and public health systems, on health care expenditures, and on the U. Right then and there I decided what I wanted to be, and what I wanted to become.
Measurement and performance feedback must be part of the microsystem's principles to learn and improve.
Do clinical pathways really improve clinical performance in mental health settings? Change management in health care. These measures should be clearly linked both to the larger goal and to the intervention itself.
Confusion about the implications of patient-centered care can stymie the efforts of well-meaning individuals and organizations, producing changes that are superficial, fail to address underlying challenges, and add little value to the experience. Almost one-fifth of hospitalized Medicare patients are rehospitalized within 30 days, often without seeing their primary care provider in the interim see also Chapter 3.