Monthly Archives: April 2016

Hospital and Catchment Community

Catchment community  of a hospital is the community that the hospital has identified to serve. Catchment community of a hospital can be defined based upon a number of factors including geographic boundaries, distance to the hospital, and actual travel time to … Continue reading

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Management of a Patient Process, Clinical Practice Guidelines and Pathways

Management of a Patient Process, Clinical Practice Guidelines and Pathways Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MSc Surg April 22, 2016 In medical practice and in hospital administration, we now oftentimes hear of clinical practice guidelines, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines … Continue reading

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Notes on Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Pathways

Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) as defined by the Institute of Medicine, is a “systematically developed statement to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances.” Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline (EBCPG) is clinical practice guideline supported … Continue reading

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