ERIC Number: ED173587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
A Patient Learning Center for an Army MEDDAC - A Feasibility Study. Final Report.
Kucha, Deloros H.
A feasibility study was conducted to examine in detail, analyze, and describe the development and operation (system effectiveness and efficiency) of a patient learning center in a MEDDAC, and to provide such information to the Surgeon General for use in planning future health care delivery to military-care eligible beneficiaries. Study objectives included the following: develop and describe the physical facilities; develop, describe, and evaluate a professional and a self-referral system; describe and analyze the outcomes of eight learning systems (e.g., concerning hypertension, diabetes, weight control, breast self-examination, and family planning); and document the patient consumer's and professional user's response to the systems approach in a prototype patient education setting. (The report discusses the experiences gained and the problems encountered for one year of operation, August 1976-July 1977. Suggestions and recommendations are included.) (JH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Army Health Services Command, Fort Sam Houston, TX.
Identifiers - Location: United States