Perspectives on Care Coordination
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Care
Coordination Measures Atlas describes three different
on care coordination:
Patient/family perspective: Care coordination ensures the patient’s needs are met and
information is shared
across different types of healthcare providers and settings.
Healthcare professional(s) perspective: Care coordination ensures that providers work together
patients in order to assess and meet patient needs and help them to navigate the healthcare system.
System representative(s) perspective: Care coordination ensures all patient care
integrated within and across a system of care, such as an Accountable Care
Rural care coordination programs should consider these perspectives during program implementation, evaluation,
Resources to Learn More
Relationships Measures Atlas
Information to further define, measure, and evaluate programs based on clinical-community relationships for the
delivery of clinical preventive services; includes a discussion of the difference between care coordination and
Organization(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Models of Behavioral Health Integration in Primary Care
The report summarizes the available evidence and states' experiences around integration as a means for
delivering quality, effective physical and mental healthcare.
Organization(s): Milbank Memorial Fund