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Circle of care modelling: an approach to assist in reasoning about healthcare change using a patient-centric system

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, October 2016
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Title
Circle of care modelling: an approach to assist in reasoning about healthcare change using a patient-centric system
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, October 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12913-016-1806-7
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Authors

Morgan Price

Abstract

Many health system and health Information and Communication Technology (ICT) projects do not achieve their expected benefits. This paper presents an approach to exploring changes in the healthcare system to better understand the expected improvements and other changes by using a patient-centric modelling approach. Circle of care modeling (CCM) was designed to assist stakeholders in considering healthcare system changes using a patient centric approach. The CCM approach is described. It includes four steps, based on soft systems methodology: finding out, conceptual modelling, structured discussion, and describing potential improvements. There are four visualizations that are used though this process: patient-persona based rich pictures of care flows (as part of finding out), and three models: provider view, communication view, and information repository view (as part of conceptual modelling). Three case studies are presented where CCM was applied to different real-world healthcare problems: 1. Seeking improvements in continuity of care for end of life patients. 2. Exploring current practices for medication communication for ambulatory patients prior to an update of a jurisdictional drug information system. 3. Deciding how to improve attachment of patients to primary care. The cases illustrate how CCM helped stakeholders reason from a patient centered approach about gaps and improvements in care such as: data fragmentation (in 1), coordination efforts of medication management (in 2), and deciding to support a community health centre for unattached patients (in 3). The circle of care modelling approach has proved to be a useful tool in assisting stakeholders explore health system change in a patient centric approach. It is one way to instantiate the important principle of being patient centered into practice when considering health system changes.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 38 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 16%
Other 6 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 13%
Researcher 5 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 11%
Other 12 32%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 10 26%
Medicine and Dentistry 10 26%
Unspecified 6 16%
Computer Science 3 8%
Engineering 2 5%
Other 7 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 May 2017.
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#3,198,591
of 13,389,913 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#1,441
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#72,661
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#3
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