Friday, June 13, 2008

AHRQ - Care Coordination

Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies: Volume 7—Care Coordination
Technical Review (Publication No. 04(07)-0051-7):

The objectives of this report from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) were to develop a working definition of care coordination, apply it to a review of systematic reviews, and identify theoretical frameworks that
might predict or explain how care coordination mechanisms are influenced by factors in the health care setting and how they relate to patient outcomes and health care costs.