Marketing
e-Newsletter
Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

Adena Health System receives copyright on BEST care

Chillicothe Gazette, October 31, 2011

Adena Health System has received a copyright on its BEST Clinical Care model. Implementation of the model was begun earlier this year at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe. Essential points of the model include providing patient-centered care in which patient values guide clinical decisions; a physician-led approach with physicians accessible at all times; a multi-disciplinary approach that will provide patients with access to healthcare professionals with different areas of expertise; and evidence-based care using the latest science-based research. "Think of BEST care as an overarching umbrella," said Bambi Huffman, system director of clinical products and services at Adena. "For the patient, it provides a way for us to be consistent in the way we deliver care. For the health system, it's a springboard to the best healthcare system in the nation."