Virtual Integrated Practice (VIP) Toolkit

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Virtual Integrated Practice (VIP) Toolkit

Description

The Virtual Integrated Practice (VIP) toolkit is part of the VIP program, which is designed to develop effective team building and ongoing collaboration among health care providers who do not work together in practice in the same locations or even organizations. It replaces the logistical obstacles of having clinicians meet in person to discuss patient cases with a system of communicating and meeting “virtually” using an appropriate variety of readily available technologies.

The toolkit includes the following forms to facilitate the program:
  • Patient diabetic card in use by VIP intervention sites
  • Geriatric Care Partners nutrition consult request form
  • Geriatric Care Partners Protocol for nutrition consults
  • Urinary incontinence fax referral form
  • Overactive bladder screening questionnaire

Developer:

Rush University Medical Center

Funding Sources:

John A. Hartford Foundation

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: June 2009
Last Updated: 11/25/09

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