Measuring skill mix in primary care
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Measuring skill mix in primary care dilemmas of delegation and diversification by Sue Jenkins-Clarke

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Published by York University, Centre for Health Economics in York .
Written in English


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StatementSusan Jenkins-Clarke and Roy Carr-Hill.
SeriesHealth Economics discussion paper series : York University, Centre for Health Economics -- no.144, Health Economics discussion paper (York University, Centre for Health Economics) -- no.144.
ContributionsCarr-Hill, Roy.
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Open LibraryOL17301248M

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The pursuit of skill mix in primary health care has emerged as a two-edged weapon (Heath, ). On the one hand experienced professionals may be replaced by less skilled workers, whilst on the Author: Iona Heath.   Buchan J, Dal Poz MR. Skill mix in the health care workforce: reviewing the evidence. Bull World Health Organ. ; 80 (7)– [PMC free article] [Google Scholar] Buchan J, Ball J, O'May F. Determining skill mix in the health workforce: guidelines for managers and health professionals. Geneva: World Health Organization; Cited by: Staffing, skill mix and the model of care Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Clinical Nursing 19() August with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.   Measuring these core features of a primary care practice can also focus attention on metrics under more direct control of generalist clinicians than many current performance metrics are.

  The relationship between skill mix and process of care as measured by length of care episode Acute admission avoidance schemes are strongly associated with having shorter periods of intermediate care: the length of care for individuals in such schemes was about 18% shorter [exp() = ] compared to that of individuals in other by: Downloadable! The objective of the study was to examine the links between inputs into the process of nursing, in particular, the skill mix of nursing staff and the outputs of nursing in terms of the quality and outcome of care. The review of literature revealed several ambiguities and conceptual problems at the measurement level which needed to be clarified prior to data collection itself. Currently skill mix in primary care includes a number of different non-physician health professionals summarized in Table 1a, Table there appears to be general agreement that transformation to multidisciplinary teams is necessary, the approaches to implementing primary care teams are highly varied (Bodenheimer and Laing, , Nelson et al., , Smith et al., ).Cited by:   Subjects that breed euphemisms are usually contentious, and skill mix (reprofiling, grade mix, and multiskilling) is no exception. In her recent review of the topic, Leone Ridsdale has provided us with a much needed synopsis of the debate.1 The pursuit of skill mix in the new NHS has divided managers and health care professionals. With staffing accounting for 70% of NHS spending and Cited by:

We like to use a mix of fiction and non-fiction measurement read alouds to build students’ background knowledge and vocabulary. Try using one of the recommended books below to launch a measurement lesson and follow up with a hands on activity to provide opportunities for students to explore measurement concepts in meaningful ways. doctor–nurse mix in primary care (8). While meta-analyses support a more conclusive over-view than can be drawn from individual studies, they have limitations when applied to a context-bound issue such as the assessment of skill mix. The meta-analyses reviewed reveal evidence (mainly but .   The commitment to broadening skill mix in primary care is reiterated in the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP), with the announcement of a 5-year deal to boost investment in primary care. A significant proportion of this investment focuses on increasing the number of ‘new’ roles such as clinical pharmacists, physiotherapists, physician associates Author: Imelda McDermott, Sharon Spooner, Jon Gibson, Matt Sutton, Mark Hann, Kath Checkland, Damian Hodgson. Measuring quality in primary care. We read Iona Heath and colleagues’ analysis of quality in primary health care with interest.1 We agree that there are few hard measures of the quality of the horizontal components of primary care and that it may never be possible to Author: Ken F McLean, John Warwick.