Evaluating new models of care in six steps

Drinkwater, Chris
September 2011
Pulse;9/14/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 29, p42
The article discusses several steps, based on the Diabetes Year of Care Programme, on how general practitioners (GPs) can evaluate the effectiveness of new healthcare models. It suggests understanding various perspectives, looking at the entire system, and being clear on objectives. It adds that GPs should measure and set their baseline, measure the outcomes and quality for their patients, and be realistic on their timescales.


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