Care coordination is more than moving information from point A to point B. Patients need care teams to communicate, collaborate, and plan—often across organizational boundaries.
Team-based care coordination is essential to high-quality and cost-effective care, especially for people with urgent or complex needs.
An ambulance crew tells how computers have improved their ability to care for people in an emergency. Intel-powered devices are used throughout their shift, from the dispatch center to monitoring equipment to ruggedized laptops.
Health project aims to reduce readmission and increase follow-up appointment attendance.
A Medicaid experiment seeks to control healthcare costs, while improving quality of care.
An Intel white paper discusses IT considerations when sharing information across care settings.
IT is correctly recognized as a building block for coordinated care. But an even more important factor is teamwork.
The Community of Practice is a consortium of healthcare IT leaders collaborating for the benefit of providers that are developing or planning to develop an ACO or accountable care strategy.