Community Care Coordination

Community Care Coordination Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Identifying at-risk individuals and connecting them to appropriate care can improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities. Community care coordination aims to improve the quality, efficiency, and coordination of health care and social services for at-risk populations. Such programs often use community health workers or navigators to help coordinate services.

The featured Innovations describe three programs that used the Pathways© model of community care coordination to connect at-risk individuals to needed services, thereby improving health outcomes.

The featured QualityTools provide resources that can assist communities in their efforts to improve the quality and coordination of health care services.

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