Integrating care for high risk patients in England using the virtual ward model
This paper co-authored by Rhema Vaithianathan provides a discussion of the extent to which integrated care was achieved in the analysis of virtual wards in Croydon, Devon and Wandsworth. Key success factors and challenges are identified from the results of the case studies.
Lewis, G., Vaithianathan, R., Wright, L., Brice, M., Lovell, P., Rankin, S., & Bardsley, M. (2013). Integrating care for high-risk patients in England using the virtual ward model: lessons in the process of care integration from three case sites. International Journal of Integrated Care, 13(4).
Children in the public benefit system at risk of maltreatment
This paper co-authored by Rhema Vaithianathan and Tim Maloney (CSDA co-director 2016-2019) outlines the method of using an automated predictive risk model to identify children at high risk of maltreatment, as well as discussing the strategic targeting of prevention activities toward these individuals.
Vaithianathan, R., Maloney, T., Putnam-Hornstein, E., & Jiang, N. (2013). Children in the public benefit system at risk of maltreatment: Identification via predictive modeling. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 45(3), 354-359.
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