PACT is a team-based model of care in which a team of health professionals, led by a provider, works collaboratively with the patient to provide for all of the patient's healthcare needs—or appropriately coordinates care with other qualified professionals. Issues being studied include methods of improving care coordination, how to automate point-of-care delivery, and point-of-care health literacy dissemination.
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Cordasco KM. The ED-PACT Tool: Communicating Veterans' Care Needs After ED Visits. Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs [Cyberseminar]. HSR&D. 2017 Dec 20.
Edwards S, Kim L, Stockdale S. The Role of Practice Environment on PACT Provider and Staff Burnout: Implications for Leadership Support, Interprofessional Collaboration, and Patient Experience. Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs [Cyberseminar]. HSR&D. 2017 Jul 24.
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Identifying Best Strategies to Implement Patient-Centered Care This paper describes a qualitative study of four early Centers of Innovation (VA medical centers considered early leaders in patient-centered care [PCC]) to inform VA leadership about how best to catalyze and sustain change across the system. Investigators identified seven domains that impacted PCC implementation: 1) leadership, 2) patient and family engagement, 3) staff engagement, 4) focus on PC...
Journal Features VA Research on Combating Multi-drug Resistant Organisms Posing Public Health Threat As an integrated healthcare system with acute care, community living centers, and community-based outpatient clinics, VA provides an ideal setting in which to study multi-drug resistant organism prevention and make a significant impact. Thus, a group of HSR&D infectious disease researchers and operations partners convened in Iowa City, IA, in September 2016. Conference participants included expert...
VISN 4's Center for Evaluation of PACT (CEPACT) is one of four Demonstration Labs funded by VA and HSR&D to evaluate the implementation of the Patient-Aligned Care Team (PACT) model. Read about research and leadership highlights from FY2010 through FY2014 in these CEPACT Fact Sheets. For more information, visit the CEPACT website at http://www.visn4.va.gov/VISN4/CEPACT/index.asp.
Learn more about the research being conducted within HSR&D's PACT CREATE (Collaborative Research to Enhance and Advance Transformation and Excellence) initiative.
To find tools, resources, and more information about various aspects of the PACT model, visit the VA's Office of Patient Care Services PACT website.