Browsing by Author "Bertolotto, Fernando"
Doctors' experience of coordination across care levels and associated factors. A cross-sectional study in public healthcare networks of six Latin American countries Vázquez, María-Luisa; Vargas, Ingrid; Garcia-Subirats, Irene; Unger, Jean-Pierre; De Paepe, Pierre; Mogollón-Pérez, Amparo-Susana; Samico, Isabella; Eguiguren, Pamela; Cisneros, Angelica-Ivonne; Huerta, Adriana; Muruaga, María-Cecilia; Bertolotto, FernandoImproving coordination between primary care (PC) and secondary care (SC) has become a policy priority in recent years for many Latin American public health systems looking to reinforce a healthcare model based on PC. ...Artículo. 2017
Evaluating the effectiveness of care integration strategies in different healthcare systems in Latin America : The EQUITY-LA II quasi-experimental study protocol Vázquez, María-Luisa; Vargas, Ingrid; Unger, Jean-Pierre; De Paepe, Pierre; Mogollón-Pérez, Amparo-Susana; Samico, Isabella; Albuquerque, Paulette; Eguiguren, Pamela; Cisneros, Angelica-Ivonne; Rovere, Mario; Bertolotto, FernandoIntroduction: Although fragmentation in the provision of healthcare is considered an important obstacle to effective care, there is scant evidence on best practices in care coordination in Latin America. The aim is to ...Artículo. 2015
Understanding communication breakdown in the outpatient referral process in Latin America : A cross-sectional study on the use of clinical correspondence in public healthcare networks of six countries Vargas, Ingrid; Garcia-Subirats, Irene; Mogollón-Pérez, Amparo-Susana; Ferreira-de-Medeiros-Mendes, Marina; Eguiguren, Pamela; Cisneros, Angelica-Ivonne; Muruaga, María-Cecilia; Bertolotto, Fernando; Vázquez, María-LuisaAn adequate use of referral and reply letters - the main form of communication between primary care (PC) and out-patient secondary care (SC) - helps to avoid medical errors, test duplications and delays in diagnosis. ...Artículo. 2018