5 Key Elements of High-Performing Pediatric Care Coordination
Posted July 07, 2015 by NICHQ
For primary care practices transforming into patient- and family-centered medical homes, care coordination is essential. However, ensuring delivery of effective care coordination services is hard work.
A new paper from NICHQ presents a framework from improving care coordination services in pediatric primary care. Derived from lessons learned from the Massachusetts CHIPRA Medical Home Learning Collaborative, the paper address five key elements of high-performing pediatric care coordination:
- Needs assessment/continuing engagement
- Care planning
- Facilitating care transitions
- Connecting with community resources
- Transitioning to adult care
We invite you to read Improving Care Coordination Services in Pediatric Primary Care: Lessons from the Massachusetts CHIPRA Experience
and discover concrete examples of strategies, activities and tools to support implementing patient- and family-centered care coordination. Then join
the Medical Home group of our online community to collaborate with others doing similar work, uncover useful tips to advance transformation, post and respond to questions, share resources and more.
To learn more about NICHQ's medical home work, visit http://medicalhome.nichq.org/