Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Lecture:Putting evidence into practice
Slide content:The Future of Guidelines Many health care systems are convinced they help standardize and improve care and/or lower cost (Bristow, 2013) Use will likely increase with proliferation of electronic health records and/or quality improvement efforts (Peleg, 2013) Growing number are available from National Guidelines Clearinghouse (link at http://www.guideline.gov ) 11
Slide notes:11 What is the future of guidelines? Many health care systems are convinced of their value. They are convinced that clinical practice guidelines standardize and improve care and perhaps lower costs. The use of guidelines will likely increase with both the proliferation of electronic health records and the implementation of quality measures and pay-for-performance models. Guidelines are easily accessible. If youre interested in guidelines, the National Guidelines Clearinghouse at www.guideline.gov has over a thousand in its database, most of which can be downloaded.