publication . Article . Book . 2017

Organizing Integration of Care – Results from Project CORTEXS

Nick Verhaeghe; Melissa Desmedt; Geert Van Hootegem; Sylvie Boermans; Steven van den Oord; Sam Pless; Hubertus J. M. Vrijhoef; Ezra Dessers;
Open Access
  • Published: 17 Oct 2017 Journal: International Journal of Integrated Care, volume 17, page 502 (eissn: 1568-4156, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press, Ltd.
Abstract
Introduction: In November 2013, a 4-year research project on integrated care in Flanders (Belgium) was launched: “Care Organisation: a Re-Thinking EXpedition in search for Sustainability” (CORTEXS). Expertise on management, organization sciences, social innovation, patient participation, health law, patient safety, care quality and health economics was brought together. CORTEXS closely cooperates with over 30 stakeholders from policy and practice. The project will end in Octobre 2017. The multidisciplinary research team focuses on the fundamental challenge which many care systems face: how to organize care integration? The CORTEXS team developed a social systems...
Subjects
free text keywords: Health Policy, Sociology and Political Science, Health(social science), care integration; redesign; preconditions; performance; systems thinking, Integrated care, Care work, Management process, Multidisciplinary approach, Health law, Systems thinking, Qualitative research, Patient safety, Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Medicine
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