care coordination

care coordination

A generic term for the integration of health and social care services for a particular person.

Components of care coordination
• Working with an individual and his/her carer(s) to ensure that a high-level, integrated and personalised care plan is implemented.
• Monitoring services to ensure they are delivered effectively on time and achieve their objectives.
• Facilitating communication between multiple agencies and professionals, and overseeing discussions/meetings as appropriate.
• Maintaining contact with the individual during hospital stay and arranging for discharge.
• Ensuring that reviews of care are undertaken.

care coordination

Managed care
1. The brokering of services for Pts to ensure that needs are met and services are not duplicated by the organizations involved in providing care.
2. The process in which an HMO's gatekeeper–often a primary care physician, who sends a Pt for specialist services, continues to manage the Pt, assure followup, and continuity of care.
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