The Population Care Coordination Process.


Journal Article

The purpose of the article was to outline a population-based approach to providing care coordination. The Population Care Coordination Process provides a framework for each provider and/or organization to provide multilevel care based on population- and patient-centered principles.The Population Care Coordination Process is scalable. It can be utilized in a smaller scale such as single provider office or in a larger scale such as an accountable care organization.There are many issues within our current health care structure that must be addressed. Care coordination has been identified as a potential solution to address the needs of complex patients within the system. The expansion to consider populations allows for a more targeted and efficient approach.The population care process entails a data-driven approach to care coordination. The inclusion of populations in the care coordination process provides an opportunity to maximize efforts and improve outcomes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rushton, S

Published Date

  • September 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 230 - 238

PubMed ID

  • 26241622

Pubmed Central ID

  • 26241622

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1932-8095

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1932-8087

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/ncm.0000000000000105


  • eng