Rural Health Networks and Care Coordination: Health Care Innovation in Frontier Communities to Improve Patient Outcomes and Reduce Health Care Costs
Discusses the findings of a single-case, community-based participatory design study in a frontier community in northern Minnesota to determine the effectiveness of developing of a community care team focused on collaboration and care coordination to improve patient outcomes and reduce emergency room use.
Pat Conway, Heidi Favet, Laurie Hall, Jenny Uhrich, Jeanette Palcher, et al.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 27(4A), 91–115
Care coordination · Community health workers · Frontier and remote areas · Healthcare quality · Mental health · Networking and collaboration · Primary care · Statistics and data · Minnesota