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Health Management

Care Coordination

2016 27 Feb

For its fourth Deep Dive™ analysis of a particular patient safety topic, ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO) selected care coordination issues affecting patients throughout the continuum of care. Poorly coordinated care puts patients at risk for preventable events, such as medication errors, lack of necessary follow-up care and diagnostic... Read more

IT Management

Better Patient Care Management Needed

2015 17 Sep

Better coordination of healthcare services helps to reduce costs and improve quality of patient care. While electronic medical records guide physicians through patient encounters and facilitate the required documentation for billing purposes, the records don't actively support true care coordination, according to an opinion piece for MedCity News. Healthcare... Read more

IT Management

Health Information Technology “Slightly” Facilitates Patient Care Coordination

2015 19 Jan

A new report published in Medical Care reveals that physicians who use health information technology (HIT) to coordinate patient care frequently do not receive the data they need from electronic health records (EHR) systems. Care coordination between healthcare providers is associated with cost savings and higher quality of patient care, but routine electronic... Read more


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