A challenge in the current nursing environment is the ability to provide care cost-effectively and yet achieve desired patient outcomes. The managed care delivery system facilitates achievement of these goals. The system incorporates management of time, resources, and personnel so that patient outcomes are achieved within appropriate time frames. This article describes the design and implementation of a managed care delivery system in a children’s hospital
Care Delivery Systems| November 01 1992
Implementing Managed Care in a Pediatric Setting
Jane H. Barnsteiner, PhD, FAAN;
From the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
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Anne Mohan, BSN;
AACN Adv Crit Care (1992) 3 (4): 777–787.
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Jane H. Barnsteiner, Anne Mohan, Pam Milberger; Implementing Managed Care in a Pediatric Setting. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 November 1992; 3 (4): 777–787. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/15597768-1992-4006
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