Healthcare teams : a practical framework for integration
Hepworth, Julie & Marley, John E. (2010) Healthcare teams : a practical framework for integration. Australian Family Physician, 39(12), pp. 969-971.
Background: Delivering integrated team care is a major priority for many countries. In Australia this is a component of the GP Super Clinic Program but it is also a focus of the broader primary care sector. Explicit consideration of human dynamics and team process is often absent from the move to integrated team care.
Objective: To provide a practical framework that will inform the development and evaluation of integrated healthcare teams.
Discussion: The Team Focused and Clinical Content Framework is an approach to building integrated teams. This has the potential to be used to monitor and evaluate team development and functioning. Both the framework and clinical pathways provide practical tools for clinics to address the need to build integration into teams.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||health services; integrated delivery of healthcare; community health services; patient care team|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Primary Health Care (111717)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
|Deposited On:||01 May 2013 04:59|
|Last Modified:||19 Jul 2013 01:12|
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