Care Coordination

Care Coordination Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Americans are living longer with multiple conditions and being cared for by multiple providers. Coordinating care as patients move from one health care setting to another or between a primary care professional and specialists is essential to avoid duplication of efforts, conflicting plans of care, and over-, under-, or mis-use of medications. 

The featured Innovations show how three care coordination programs are increasing efficiency, effectiveness, and patient satisfaction.

The featured QualityTools provide resources to help health care providers better coordinate patients’ care between settings.

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