Health IT in Care Coordination

Health IT in Care Coordination Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Patients often receive fragmented care that is delivered across multiple providers and organizations. Health information technology is increasingly being used to improve care coordination by enabling the timely and effective exchange of clinical information between providers.

The featured Innovations describe three programs that use electronic systems in the coordination of care, with a focus on patient referrals and care transitions.

The featured QualityTools provide guidance for the electronic exchange of health information and other resources to support coordinated care.

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