The monitoring program was implemented with the aim

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The monitoring program was implemented with the aim of ensuring that there is effective coordination of services in the clinic. Besides, the clinic has multidisciplinary teams which work collaborates to ensure that patients at the clinic are not only able to access quality and safe care but that they are able to achieve the desired outcomes. The monitoring program has been able to achieve its mandate of ensuring that systems and process at the clinic are able to work efficiently to ensure that all the needs of the patients are addressed. Comprehensive care program Given that children with the pulmonary disease are at high risk, it means that they need comprehensive care. Dr. Ricardo the pediatrician at the clinic explains that such patients have to attend the clinic from time to time in order for them to access quality and safe care. The cost involved in these visits get higher by the day and sometimes they may not be affordable especially for low-income families. However, the clinic through collaboration with Medicaid has been able to ensure that such patients are able to receive comprehensive care at the clinic. Dr. Ricardo explains that since the program was instituted by the clinic, there has been a reduction of serious illness by approximately 55%. Apart from this; the costs associated with the treatment and care of such patients have also reduced significantly. The program has put in place systems and processes of ensuring that only patients that are exposed to high risk are enrolled in the program. The result has been a significant reduction cost associated with the treatment of such illness. In addition, through this, it is now possible to ensure that patients who are enlisted under the program are able to receive comprehensive care.
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 11 Looking at the above outcomes, it is clear that the comprehensive program has been able to achieve its mandate. In fact, UT Physicians High-Risk Children’s clinic has been ranked among the best clinics that are involved in the treatment of pulmonary diseases. Goals of Quality programs Monitoring programs To ensure that systems and processes that have been put in place are able to ensure a quality and safe care of the patients. To ensure efficiencies To enhance relationship the between different stakeholders working in the clinic Comprehensive care program Dr. Ricardo explains that the main aim of the comprehensive care program is to ensure that patients are given ultimate care at affordable cost. The goals which the program aims at attaining are inclusive of; Ensuring that the patients are able to receive comprehensive care and treatment at the clinic Ensure safety of the patients Ensure efficiency and improved work performance within the clinic settings Most of the monitoring programs goals have been achieved. Dr. Ricardo explains that the systems and processes that have been put in place by the clinic management have fostered a good relationship between the stakeholders at the clinic.

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