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Interest in interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice continue to grow (Frenk et al., 2010; Cox & Naylor, 2013) but whether IPE improves clinical outcomes is uncertain. A recent report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM)1 is another step toward building a solid evidence base...
Interest in interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice continue to grow (Frenk et al., 2010; Cox & Naylor,2013) but whether IPE improves clinical outcomes is uncertain.
CONTEXT: Growth of at-risk managed care contracts between health plans and medical groups has been well documented, but less is known about the nature of financial incentives within those medical groups or their effects on health care utilization. OBJECTIVE: To test whether utilization and cost of...
Brenda Zierler Nov 14, 2014
In recent years employers in health care organizations have been recognizing the need for nurses to enter the workforce with a set of informatics competencies. Numerous nursing informatics programs have been established worldwide. The challenge becomes to explore innovative tools that will equip...
Brenda Zierler Nov 14, 2014
Through multiyear grants awarded by the Macy and Hearst Foundations, the Macy Interprofessional Collaborative is in year two of developing a simulation-based, team training program. The program's overall goal is to improve the delivery of safe, high quality care by increasing interprofessional team...
Brenda Zierler Nov 14, 2014
This study describes nursing faculty's use, knowledge of, and training needs associated with distance learning, simulation, telehealth, and informatics tools in nursing education and practice. Web-based surveys were completed by 193 faculty members from nursing schools in the western United States...
Brenda Zierler Nov 14, 2014
There is a pressing need to redesign health professions education and integrate an interprofessional and systems approach into training. At the core of interprofessional education (IPE) are creating training synergies across healthcare professions and equipping learners with the collaborative...
Brenda Zierler Nov 14, 2014
BACKGROUND: Communication failures in healthcare teams are associated with medical errors and negative health outcomes. These findings have increased emphasis on training future health professionals to work effectively within teams. The Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient...
Brenda Zierler Nov 14, 2014
In this editorial, the author asserts that, although the current model of academic nursing is unlikely to change in the short-term, it is paramount that those in the field of academic nursing embrace the responsibility to be informed about health care reform and the different models of care (i.e.,...
Brenda Zierler Nov 14, 2014
With the growth of interprofessional education (IPE) and practice in health professional schools, faculty members are being asked to assume new roles in leading or delivering interprofessional curriculum. Many existing faculty members feel ill-prepared to face the challenges of this curricular...
Leslie Hall Nov 10, 2014
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