Universal Transfer Protocol (UTP) is a process across the entire system that gives all partners who have a role in the patient’s care access to the same standardized information and the responsibility to ensure that the information is accurate, current, and supports the patient’s goals and quality of life. — Heather Johnson
Presentation from Terrence O’Malley M.D.Connecting_the_Silos
Phase 1 of the Vermont UPT project is now over.
We are sorry to report there is no near-term funding for continuing the project, but we hope the work of the project will be continued — in Vermont or other states — in the not distant future.
You can download the project final report and the project charter vial the links below.
Just after our reports were issued, this Data for Health report was released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It is well worth reading (and it validates many of the findings of the UTP project).
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From: Donna Smith
January 20, 2015
From: Billie Lynn Allard
January 16, 2015
This Universal Transfer Protocol model applies whenever there is an exchange of information between two or more service providers, and/or the individual, and/or the individual’s immediate caregivers. In this model Continue reading
• is timely, safe, efficient, with no loss of important information; Continue reading
Language used across boundaries is not standardized and therefore the meaning of clinical terminology (e.g. “at risk”) can differ. Continue reading