Shared decision-making has become a hot topic in healthcare. This article describes a step-by-step, ‘how-to’ approach to implementation of an interprofessional shared governance and relationship-based care model at a 300-bed tertiary academic medical centre in a large metropolitan area in the US and outlines the lessons learned. The project, undertaken in ‘waves’, encompassed inpatient and ambulatory services and has been sustained for over eight years.
Nursing Management. doi: 10.7748/nm.2019.e1854Peer review
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Capitulo K, Olender L (2019) Interprofessional shared governance and relationship-based care: implementation and lessons learned. Nursing Management. doi: 10.7748/nm.2019.e1854Acknowledgements
The authors wish to thank the councils, leaders, managers, staff, newsletter copy editor and staff at the Education Department of the James J. Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center for their dedication to developing interprofessional shared governance, as well as Creative Health Care Management consultant Mourine Evans and Health Care Environment principal John Nelson.
Published online: 20 August 2019
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