"care coordination" Posts

Portrait of Erica Galvez

HIE Bright Spots: Supporting Mental Health Care Coordination – Part 3

Erica Galvez | April 2, 2013

Last week we discussed the importance of health information exchange (HIE) and the work being done in Maryland to help make sure that providers receive important updates about patients. This week we want to share with our readers how HIE entities and automated, real time alerts can be critical in mental health care coordination for patients.

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Portrait of Liz Palena Hall

Identifying and Addressing Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Priorities

Liz Palena Hall | August 20, 2012

Today, ONC is posting the Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Roundtable Summary Report of Findings [PDF – 352 KB], which reflects LTPAC stakeholder comments and recommendations from a day-long meeting held in May 2012. The roundtable was held to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss the information needs of LTPAC providers and how these needs could be supported through electronic health record (EHR) adoption and health information exchange.

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Portrait of Lygeia Ricciardi

Informing National Priorities for Research on the Use of Health IT to Support Patient-Centered Communication and Care Coordination for Cancer

Lygeia Ricciardi | July 9, 2012

A diverse group of researchers, industry leaders, clinicians, and patient advocates gathered in Washington, D.C. on June 7, 2012 to provide input on a national research agenda for patient engagement using health information technology (health IT) to support patient-centered communication and care coordination for cancer.

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