Integrated Care for Cancer Patients; Developing, Implementing and Testing a Programme to Improve Integrated Care
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The purpose of this study is to compose, implement and evaluate a programme to improve the quality of integrated care for patients with cancer.
Literature will be searched for components of integrated care programmes. On the basis of evidence based multi-disciplinary guidelines and literature on integrated care programmes, a set of indicators will be composed. This set will be measured in 6 hospitals on patients with non-small-cell-lung cancer. In two hospitals, an integrated care programme will be implemented and effects on processes and outcomes of care will be measured.
Behavioral: professional audit and feedback
Behavioral: integrated care programmes
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
|Official Title:||Integrated Care for Cancer Patients|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00135980
|Gelderse Vallei Hospital|
|Radboud University Medical Centre|
|Principal Investigator:||Rosella Hermens, MSc,PhD||Centre for Quality of Care Research, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre|
|Study Director:||Hub Wollersheim, MD,PhD||Centre for Quality of Care Research, Radboud University Medical Centre|