|Crucial elements for phase transitions|
|Element||N = 30||N = 30||N = 8|
|1- > 2||2- > 3||3 - > 4|
|Assuring the leadership commitment of the partners involved in the care chain||++||++||+|
|Allocating financial budgets for the implementation and maintenance of integrated care||++||++||+|
|Installing a coordinator working at chain-care level||+||++|
|Reaching agreements among care partners on tasks, responsibilities and authorizations||+||++|
|Developing a multi-disciplinary care-pathway||+||+|
|Offering case management for clients with complex needs||+||+|
|Defining the ambitions and aims of the collaboration in the care chain||+||++|
|Installing improvement teams at care chain level||+|
|Guiding the care chain by emphasizing a collaborative commitment||+|
|Achieving adjustments among care partners by means of direct contact||++|
|Creating an open environment that encourages experiments and pilot projects||++|
|Using a systematic procedure for the evaluation of agreements, approaches and results||+|
|Stimulating a learning culture and continuous improvement in the care chain||+|
+: Element is named ≥ 3 times.
++: Element is named ≥5 times.
Empty cell: element is not named or <3 times.
Minkman et al.
Minkman et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:214 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-214